Days to the General Election: 28
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Meat Processing

2nd Sep 20, 12:31pm
Guy Trafford is looking for reader help in trying to understand why farmers in the South Island get paid consistently less for their livestock
Guy Trafford is looking for reader help in trying to understand why farmers in the South Island get paid consistently less for their livestock
2nd Sep 20, 12:31pm
22nd Apr 20, 12:51pm
Lockdown stresses continue to pile up in rural New Zealand but most people acknowledge we are on the right path, and while the pain can't be shared equally, it still must be endured for the good of everyone
Lockdown stresses continue to pile up in rural New Zealand but most people acknowledge we are on the right path, and while the pain can't be shared equally, it still must be endured for the good of everyone
22nd Apr 20, 12:51pm
7th Apr 20, 5:29pm
The meat industry's fast diversification impresses Guy Trafford. But he wonders where rural workers will come from in the future when we have much stricter visitor controls in place
The meat industry's fast diversification impresses Guy Trafford. But he wonders where rural workers will come from in the future when we have much stricter visitor controls in place
7th Apr 20, 5:29pm
15th Jan 20, 9:13am
Allan Barber reports the fall in schedule prices is a temporary transition as markets adjust to Chinese and American changes, and strong underlying demand will see them rise within months
Allan Barber reports the fall in schedule prices is a temporary transition as markets adjust to Chinese and American changes, and strong underlying demand will see them rise within months
15th Jan 20, 9:13am
11th Dec 19, 9:52am
Allan Barber assesses progress after four years of 'transformation' at the Alliance Group and finds only modest interim gains in a period of high market demand
Allan Barber assesses progress after four years of 'transformation' at the Alliance Group and finds only modest interim gains in a period of high market demand
11th Dec 19, 9:52am
9th Jul 19, 5:10pm
The key to preventing another loss at ANZCO is facing up to some hard choices, especially around overpaying for livestock, and keeping their unique distribution channels supplied with chilled and value-added product
The key to preventing another loss at ANZCO is facing up to some hard choices, especially around overpaying for livestock, and keeping their unique distribution channels supplied with chilled and value-added product
9th Jul 19, 5:10pm
13th Jul 18, 10:51am
Allan Barber reviews Blue Sky Meats chequered performance, this year a rare profit. Is this the turnaround that they need to justify the farmer loyalty they have enjoyed?
Allan Barber reviews Blue Sky Meats chequered performance, this year a rare profit. Is this the turnaround that they need to justify the farmer loyalty they have enjoyed?
13th Jul 18, 10:51am
3rd Apr 18, 8:27am
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Silver Fern Farms Co-operative reports small profit from continuing operations over transition period, and no debt. Silver Fern Farms reports zero revenue growth, but much better margins after tie-up with Shanghai Maling
Silver Fern Farms Co-operative reports small profit from continuing operations over transition period, and no debt. Silver Fern Farms reports zero revenue growth, but much better margins after tie-up with Shanghai Maling
3rd Apr 18, 8:27am
24th Jul 16, 3:44pm
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
Keith Woodford says that with Silver Fern Farms drowning in financial underperformance, it is time to "get on with it". If OIO approval comes, there will be a wide variety of ownership models as options for farmers
24th Jul 16, 3:44pm
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16th Sep 15, 9:11am
Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
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Shock waves from Silver Fern Farms will now pulsate through the meat industry says Keith Woodford. The key question is how farmers will respond
16th Sep 15, 9:11am
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
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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
24th Dec 14, 4:25pm
After a torrid three years with combined pre-tax losses of $77 million the big meat processor claims positives even though it misses guidance
After a torrid three years with combined pre-tax losses of $77 million the big meat processor claims positives even though it misses guidance
24th Dec 14, 4:25pm
24th Dec 14, 11:22am
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"With an improved capital position there is the potential to invest in the business to further improve the efficiency of our plant network"
"With an improved capital position there is the potential to invest in the business to further improve the efficiency of our plant network"
24th Dec 14, 11:22am
6th Nov 13, 2:24pm
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'If you want empowerment in your farming business then as shareholders you need to vote': Maxwell
'If you want empowerment in your farming business then as shareholders you need to vote': Maxwell
6th Nov 13, 2:24pm
15th Oct 13, 6:54pm
Allan Barber says unless farmers commit to their company of choice, the meat industry’s volatility will be a continuing frustration no matter who leads them
Allan Barber says unless farmers commit to their company of choice, the meat industry’s volatility will be a continuing frustration no matter who leads them
15th Oct 13, 6:54pm
29th Jul 13, 4:52pm
Allan Barber thinks the delays in announcing an industry-wide restructuring means the entrenched difficulties are not being overcome
Allan Barber thinks the delays in announcing an industry-wide restructuring means the entrenched difficulties are not being overcome
29th Jul 13, 4:52pm
23rd Jul 13, 7:28pm
Allan Barber wonders when a decision is due on meat industry 'reform' and what form it might take
Allan Barber wonders when a decision is due on meat industry 'reform' and what form it might take
23rd Jul 13, 7:28pm
30th Jan 13, 12:55pm
Allan Barber welcomes the commitment of $65 million in funding to the Red Meat PGP and is cheered by the progress. Your view?
Allan Barber welcomes the commitment of $65 million in funding to the Red Meat PGP and is cheered by the progress. Your view?
30th Jan 13, 12:55pm
Days to the General Election: 28
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