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New report reveals untapped export opportunity

Leading national food and beverage innovators say non-dairy powdered food products are in high demand world-wide and New Zealand needs to act quickly to take advantage of an untapped export growth opportunity. The New Zealand Food Innovation Network report released this week explores food products in the non-dairy sector, the consumer demand for powdered versions of food by-products and the technology solutions required for New Zealand to produce these products. Food and beverage ... more

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New Zealand now top 3 wine import into USA by value

The value of New Zealand wine imported into the US has grown significantly in the past 12 months according to a recent Gomberg Fredrikson Report. In 2016 the total value of New Zealand wine imported into the US reached US$400 million, now only surpassed by Italy (US$1,960 million) and France (US$1,589 million). “To be third ranking in terms of value in the world’s largest wine market is outstanding, especially given New Zealand produces less than one per cent ... more

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NZMP opens door to dairy nutrition for lactose-intolerant consumers

Lactose-intolerant consumers can now enjoy their coffee with milk, a nourishing dairy smoothie or a creamy glass of milk, thanks to NZMP’s new Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder, which contains less than 2% lactose. NZMP, Fonterra’s ingredients business, has developed the low lactose milk powder so people around the world who avoid dairy due to lactose concerns can now enjoy milk and all the goodness that comes with it. Fonterra Consumer Powders Category Director NZMP ... more

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AGSA 2017 - 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference to be held in Christchurch

AGSA - 67TH AUSTRALASIAN GRAIN SCIENCE CONFERENCE Rydges Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand September 20th-22nd 2017 The 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference will bring together Australian, New Zealand and international scientific and technical experts under the theme ‘Grain Technology for Consumer Nutrition’. Scientific sessions will be focused around the topics: • Grain Breeding • Process Technologies • Global Product Innovation ... more

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Dairy prices fall sharply at latest GDT auction

Dairy prices fell sharply at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction. The GDT price index dropped 6.3 per cent, driven mostly by a sharp fall in skim-milk and whole-milk powder prices. Whole-milk powder prices, which have the greatest bearing on Fonterra's farmgate milk price, dropped by 12.4 per cent to US$2782 ($3982) a tonne and skim-milk powder prices fell by 15.5 per cent to US$2118 a tonne. Fonterra last month confirmed its farmgate milk price forecast for 2016/7 at $6 a kg of ... more

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A celebration of women in the seafood industry

Nelson will launch a rolling programme of events around the globe today, International Women‘s Day, to celebrate the role women play in the seafood industry. Seafood women in Iceland, the United States, Chile, Europe, Australia and New Zealand are taking part. Donna Wells of Nelson’s Finestkind is organising a breakfast, the first event of rolling celebrations around the globe. Around 60 women in the seafood industry are attending the breakfast to be opened by ... more

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Zespri brand turns 20, as industry aims to more than double sales to $4.5 billion by 2025

This week marks a milestone with the kiwifruit industry coming together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Zespri brand, proudly owned by New Zealand kiwifruit growers. Zespri chief executive Lain Jager says the celebrations come at a great time, with the industry aiming to more than double sales to $4.5 billion a year by 2025. “Kiwifruit is an important economic contributor to communities in regional New Zealand, with more than $1.14 billion returned to NZ ... more

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Fonterra confirms forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra is required to consider its forecast Farmgate Milk Price every quarter as a condition of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act. For this purpose, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today confirmed the forecast Farmgate Milk Price of $6.00 per kgMS announced in November. When combined with the forecast earnings per share range for the 2017 financial year of 50 to 60 cents, the total pay-out available to farmers in the current season is forecast to be $6.50 to $6.60 before ... more

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Dairy product prices decline after two straight gains

Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction, stemming two straight gains, amid increased supply. The GDT price index fell 3.2 per cent to US$3,474, down from US$3,537 at the previous auction two weeks ago. Some 20,479 tonnes of product was sold, down from 21,273 at the previous auction. Whole milk powder slid 3.7 per cent to US$3,189 a tonne. Butter milk powder sank 12.9 percent to US$2,090 a tonne, while rennet casein dropped 5.8 per cent to US$6,135 a tonne. ... more

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World dairy prices drop 1.8pc in overnight auction

Dairy product prices eked out a gain at the Global Dairy Trade auction, bucking expectations for a decline, as both whole and skim milk powder rose. The GDT price index rose 1.3 per cent to US$3,537, up from US$3,517 at the previous auction three weeks ago. Some 21,273 tonnes of product was sold, below the 22,030 tonnes at the previous auction. Whole milk powder rose 1 per cent to US$3,314 a tonne. Lactose jumped 12.4 per cent to US$910 a tonne, while butter climbed 4.9 per cent to ... more

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