MIE

9th Nov 16, 8:02am
In disbanding MIE fires shots at everyone else over its failure to bring the change it sought. But the industry has changed substantially in other ways. Will farm-gate returns rise?
In disbanding MIE fires shots at everyone else over its failure to bring the change it sought. But the industry has changed substantially in other ways. Will farm-gate returns rise?
9th Nov 16, 8:02am
28th Oct 16, 8:03am
Allan Barber looks at the odd financial structure of the meat industry that sees huge revenues and tiny profits for processors and compares that to the Australian structure
Allan Barber looks at the odd financial structure of the meat industry that sees huge revenues and tiny profits for processors and compares that to the Australian structure
28th Oct 16, 8:03am
13th 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
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
13th Apr 16, 11:39am
1st Oct 15, 8:27am
Allan Barber sees a stronger SFF stimulating the whole meat industry to focus on value added production destined for higher paying markets, which will necessitate paying suppliers for performance
Allan Barber sees a stronger SFF stimulating the whole meat industry to focus on value added production destined for higher paying markets, which will necessitate paying suppliers for performance
1st Oct 15, 8:27am
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8th Sep 15, 2:47pm
English says farmers should invest capital if they want to keep Silver Farn Farms out of Chinese hands; says Govt looking at speeding up Overseas Investment Office processes
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English says farmers should invest capital if they want to keep Silver Farn Farms out of Chinese hands; says Govt looking at speeding up Overseas Investment Office processes
8th Sep 15, 2:47pm
20th Aug 15, 1:22pm
Allan Barber reports on the latest MIE proposal to bring the two cooperative processors together. Enforceable supply contracts and levy deductions without price guarantees, lie at its heart
Allan Barber reports on the latest MIE proposal to bring the two cooperative processors together. Enforceable supply contracts and levy deductions without price guarantees, lie at its heart
20th Aug 15, 1:22pm
20th Aug 15, 9:17am
Keith Cooper points out that farmers only want cost savings, are reluctant investors in brand building to create value. He says MIE should notice Fonterra's missteps
Keith Cooper points out that farmers only want cost savings, are reluctant investors in brand building to create value. He says MIE should notice Fonterra's missteps
20th Aug 15, 9:17am
29th Jul 15, 4:33pm
Farmer attitudes the key to earning top returns according to conference research. Industry in surprisingly good heart, reports Allan Barber
Farmer attitudes the key to earning top returns according to conference research. Industry in surprisingly good heart, reports Allan Barber
29th Jul 15, 4:33pm
24th Jul 15, 11:00am
Will the better results improve the likelihood the two big meat co-ops can finally find a way to merge, asks Allan Barber
Will the better results improve the likelihood the two big meat co-ops can finally find a way to merge, asks Allan Barber
24th Jul 15, 11:00am
29th Apr 15, 9:03am
There is an earthquake coming for the New Zealand meat processing industry centered on Silver Fern Farms says Keith Woodford. He lays out the recovery options
There is an earthquake coming for the New Zealand meat processing industry centered on Silver Fern Farms says Keith Woodford. He lays out the recovery options
29th Apr 15, 9:03am
15th Apr 15, 12:01pm
Allan Barber sees little sign of enthusiasm among the meat processors for taking up MIE report recommendations
Allan Barber sees little sign of enthusiasm among the meat processors for taking up MIE report recommendations
15th Apr 15, 12:01pm
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7th Apr 15, 4:25pm
Are capacity utilisation and processing costs part of the beef problem, and if so, what is the solution, asks Keith Woodford
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Are capacity utilisation and processing costs part of the beef problem, and if so, what is the solution, asks Keith Woodford
7th Apr 15, 4:25pm
1st Apr 15, 5:41pm
The tide is going out on the sheep processing industry and Keith Woodford has found a processor that has been 'swimming naked'
The tide is going out on the sheep processing industry and Keith Woodford has found a processor that has been 'swimming naked'
1st Apr 15, 5:41pm
1st Apr 15, 1:00pm
MIE’s plan is heavy on production cost and efficiency analysis with a wish-list of what is desirable, but light on strategy for achieving it, says Allan Barber
MIE’s plan is heavy on production cost and efficiency analysis with a wish-list of what is desirable, but light on strategy for achieving it, says Allan Barber
1st Apr 15, 1:00pm
18th Mar 15, 12:02pm
Allan Barber reviews the major MIE report which contains some serious options for revitalising the red meat sector, but wonders whether it will lead to change
Allan Barber reviews the major MIE report which contains some serious options for revitalising the red meat sector, but wonders whether it will lead to change
18th Mar 15, 12:02pm
20th Feb 15, 1:47pm
Allan Barber takes on John McCarthy again ... arguing that seasons and market conditions make a much bigger contribution to price variability than ownership structures
Allan Barber takes on John McCarthy again ... arguing that seasons and market conditions make a much bigger contribution to price variability than ownership structures
20th Feb 15, 1:47pm
22nd Jan 15, 10:00am
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Silver Fern Farms director election: Challenger Hancox offers shareholders the more aggressive MIE 'consolidate-for-change' option
Silver Fern Farms director election: Challenger Hancox offers shareholders the more aggressive MIE 'consolidate-for-change' option
22nd Jan 15, 10:00am
6th Dec 14, 8:03am
Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
6th Dec 14, 8:03am
22nd Nov 14, 5:05pm
Allan Barber says that significant progress may soon be possible if a moratorium on new licences can underpin capacity rationalisation without stifling innovation or competition
Allan Barber says that significant progress may soon be possible if a moratorium on new licences can underpin capacity rationalisation without stifling innovation or competition
22nd Nov 14, 5:05pm
21st Nov 14, 2:04pm
Allan Barber reviews the history of the redmeat processing industry which shows both farmers and processors have made tremendous progress
Allan Barber reviews the history of the redmeat processing industry which shows both farmers and processors have made tremendous progress
21st Nov 14, 2:04pm

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