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10 Nov 18, 9:57am
Allan Barber reports the 'Taste Pure Nature' brand is almost ready to roll out in two key California cities, and Shanghai. The target is the conscious foodie consumer group; the goal is sustained up-sized returns
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28 Sep 18, 11:47am
Allan Barber reviews how sheep and beef farmers can meet their industry environmental targets, through individual and group actions, responsive to key data
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5 Sep 18, 11:32am
Allan Barber notes that New Zealand agriculture has reached peak production volume. From here out, survival and prosperity will only happen up the value chain
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3 Sep 18, 4:14pm
Treasury says it is watching the rise of artificial meat but it doesn't see a threat to New Zealand's red meat sector at this stage - even as global demand for red meat products has stopped rising
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22 Aug 18, 4:42pm
Allan Barber reviews the soap opera that is NAIT and finds little has changed despite reviews and clear indications the program is not delivering what it promised
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27 Jun 18, 7:02am
Both farmers and the red meat processing industry enthusiastically support the work developing an origin brand, supporting and developing higher environmental credentials
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13 Jun 18, 10:46am
The coming country of origin brand campaign, the new Environment Strategy, and the Red Meat Story bolster a strong environmental backstory for the Taste Pure Nature pitch
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30 May 18, 12:08pm
After coming under pressure for not taking calves through to greater age and potential, MPB risks have now suddenly turned that on its head
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23 May 18, 8:35am
The newly launched NFX raises many questions for an amazing, natural product that constantly gets poor prices - unless it is merino
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16 May 18, 8:38am
MPB policy dominates farmer anxiety, as waiting for specifics and commitments drag on. Southland farm sales reveal fallout. Product prices hold up however
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10 May 18, 2:12pm
Rural update: MPB exposures expanding, cost rising. And re-establishing trade with Iran just got a whole lot harder
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8 May 18, 3:02pm
Despite politicians piling in, the red meat industry launches new branding and product story campaigns. Lamb prices rise. Beef prices hold. Deer prospects improve further
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3 May 18, 10:42am
Allan Barber finds that despite opportunities, there are a thicket of questions to be sorted through before retiring livestock land for forestry as part of the new Government's billion tree program
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28 Oct 17, 8:42am
Allan Barber sees severe UK meat and dairy issues looming due to Brexit that will hurt New Zealand. He says they should give our new political leaders reasons to be cautious about placing restriction on our ability to trade
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22 Feb 17, 10:52am
Beef+Lamb NZ is about to launch a new comprehensive strategy that includes building credibility for our red meat with consumers in competition with other forms of protein
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22 Jun 16, 12:19pm
Allan Barber reviews ANZ's assessment of the "ample opportunities" in the wider Asian markets for products from our primary sectors and finds plenty of reasons to be positive
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11 May 16, 12:02pm
Allan Barber talks to John Loughlin and Sam McIvor about the direction each plans to take, and how they will manage their respective organisations
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20 Apr 16, 8:55am
Lower prices, lower processing volumes, and lower profitability casts a pall over the meat export situation in the second half of 2016
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13 Apr 16, 11:39am
Allan Barber argues we need to be much more savvy with how we restructure our meat industry enterprises. Offshore investment that links us to large consumer markets is crucial to prosper
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1 Oct 14, 10:12am
Allan Barber surveys the implications of the election result on the rural sector and finds most leaders see present policies delivering "the desired outcomes"
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