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Dairy product prices edge higher, butter continues its climb

Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, gaining for the first time in three auctions, with butter outpacing the other commodities amid strong consumer appetite for natural, full-fat products. The GDT price index rose 0.2 per cent from the previous auction two weeks ago to US$3,387. Some 26,688 tonnes of product was sold, down from 28,574 tonnes at the previous auction. Whole milk powder advanced 0.3 per cent to US$3,114 a tonne, and butter rose 3.4 per cent to ... more

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Fonterra: Independent Selection Panel members confirmed for Farmer Director elections

Fonterra has confirmed the three members of its Independent Selection Panel for the 2017 Fonterra Farmer Director elections. The Panel members are: Dame Alison Paterson, DNZM (Independent Panel Chair); John Spencer, CNZM (Board Appointee); and Tony Carter (Shareholders’ Council Appointee). The Independent Selection Panel provides the Co-operative’s Board and Shareholders’ Council with independent opinion and assessment of Farmer Director candidates who go through ... more

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The FoodBowl - making a difference for NZ

New Zealand Food Innovation Auckland, known as The FoodBowl, is more essential than ever in fostering innovative ideas into commercial success as the country’s food and beverage sector advances toward value-added, premium, prepared food. New Zealand’s Food Innovation Network is a national network of science and technology resources, funded largely by Callaghan Innovation, and is supporting the growth of the food and beverage sector and promoting innovative food science. The ... more

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Fonterra announces new General Manager, Māori Strategy - Tiaki Hunia

Fonterra today announced the appointment of Tiaki Hunia to the role of General Manager, Māori Strategy/Pouhere Māori. As Pouhere Māori, Tiaki will play a vital role in continuing to progress our strategic Māori commitments and strengthen Fonterra’s bicultural capability. He will work across the business, to lead, build and implement our vision of a strong partnership with Māori, growing prosperous, healthy and sustainable communities together. ... more

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Ralph’s Tasmania Seafood and PauaCo to merge

Representatives from PauaCo Ltd and Ralph’s Tasmania Seafood Pty. Ltd announced this week that the two companies will be merging on August 25th, 2017 resulting in the creation of Australasia’s largest abalone processor and exporter. PauaCo is a leading force in canned abalone currently supplying retail and catering markets in South East Asia while Ralph’s Tasmania Seafood’s expertise lies in live abalone export to mainland China. The merger has come about in order ... more

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Competition set to find New Zealand's best young winemaker

The battle is on again to find the 2017 Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year, with a new structure to the competition which is set to bring the North vs South rivalry back into play, the young wine making talent of New Zealand will compete for the ultimate title during the next few months. Now in its third year, the competition is about finding the best winemaking talent in New Zealand, as well as providing education and support for those in the industry under 30. Not ... more

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Paleo diet helps push venison prices to record highs

A drop in the number of deer being processed and the increasing popularity of the paleo diet pushes venison prices to record highs. Prices have increased steadily in the last two years and hit an all-time June high of $9 a kilogram, carcase weight, for quality stags. With venison prices traditionally peaking in spring in response to demand game meat markets in Europe, the upward trend is likely to continue in coming months. Deer Industry New Zealand chief executive Dan Coup said a ... more

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Kiwifruit Export Regulations amended to underpin industry’s future

Zespri welcomes the announcement by the New Zealand Government today that it has approved the amendment of the Kiwifruit Export Regulations. Zespri Chairman Peter McBride says the updated regulations will enable Zespri to recommend changes to its constitution to align shareholding of the company more closely with production. “Our industry asked the government to update the regulations to allow us to develop a sustainable and long-term plan to maximise the wealth of New ... more

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St John to get a slice of Original Foods Baking Co’s Red Velvet Cake profits

Original Foods Baking Co’s Red Velvet Cake is at the centre of celebrations in many New Zealand households, with the deep red colour, rich chocolatey flavour and creamy vanilla icing making it impossible to stop at just one slice. That sweet indulgence now comes with the added advantage of knowing your purchase is helping someone in need, with $1 NZD from every Original Foods branded Red Velvet round cake going to New Zealand charities. St John medical response services ... more

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Dairy product prices slip for second straight auction

Dairy product prices eased again at the Global Dairy Trade auction, posting two straight declines for the first time since March, as prices slid for most products except whole milk powder and butter milk powder. . The GDT price index fell 0.4 per cent from the previous auction two weeks ago to US$3,303. Some 28,574 tonnes of product was sold, up from 21,171 tonnes at the previous auction. . Even so, whole milk powder gained, rising 2.6 per cent to US$3,111 a tonne. Skim milk powder ... more

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