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Nimble adjustment in the pandemic, focused marketing, targeted investments, smarter buying, better capital arrangements all contributed to better meat industry returns in 2021. But they remain low for the capital invested
16th Jun 21, 9:22am
Nimble adjustment in the pandemic, focused marketing, targeted investments, smarter buying, better capital arrangements all contributed to better meat industry returns in 2021. But they remain low for the capital invested
Allan Barber reports on the impressive financial turnaround by Japanese-owned ANZCO over the past year, based on both internal restructuring and favourable markets
6th Jun 20, 9:30am
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Allan Barber reports on the impressive financial turnaround by Japanese-owned ANZCO over the past year, based on both internal restructuring and favourable markets
The pandemic shock to consumers is changing their meat buying habits very quickly and our processors are moving rapidly to respond to a significantly different 'new normal', reports Allan Barber
20th May 20, 10:12am
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The pandemic shock to consumers is changing their meat buying habits very quickly and our processors are moving rapidly to respond to a significantly different 'new normal', reports Allan Barber
Allan Barber sees a clear divide between meat processors who have and haven't taken the COVID-19 wage subsidy, one that comes down to philosophy as much as economics
6th May 20, 9:04am
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Allan Barber sees a clear divide between meat processors who have and haven't taken the COVID-19 wage subsidy, one that comes down to philosophy as much as economics
The traffic lights are changing in the world's major meat markets, some have turned green, notably China, others amber, while others, notably the USA, are turning red. Overall however, our redmeat sector can still sell what it produces
30th Apr 20, 10:19am
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The traffic lights are changing in the world's major meat markets, some have turned green, notably China, others amber, while others, notably the USA, are turning red. Overall however, our redmeat sector can still sell what it produces
The retiring chief executive of the meat industry trade group has steered the industry from a 'sales' focus to a 'marketing' focus, allowing product allocation and rationing to ensure optimum pricing while preserving established relationships
25th Apr 20, 10:00am
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The retiring chief executive of the meat industry trade group has steered the industry from a 'sales' focus to a 'marketing' focus, allowing product allocation and rationing to ensure optimum pricing while preserving established relationships
Allan Barber offers some more detail and context around the very good profit result from newly debt-free Silver Fern Farms - and he sees it on track to power on from here
17th Apr 20, 3:45pm
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Allan Barber offers some more detail and context around the very good profit result from newly debt-free Silver Fern Farms - and he sees it on track to power on from here
Allan Barber says that with Chinese shoppers switching from pork to beef and buying more online, sheep and beef farmers can be pleased they are producing product which the world still values
11th Apr 20, 9:51am
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Allan Barber says that with Chinese shoppers switching from pork to beef and buying more online, sheep and beef farmers can be pleased they are producing product which the world still values
Allan Barber hopes that with other immediate priorities, farmers may be left to get on with farming and growing food to supply New Zealand and international consumers
10th Apr 20, 1:41pm
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Allan Barber hopes that with other immediate priorities, farmers may be left to get on with farming and growing food to supply New Zealand and international consumers
Allan Barber sees the intricately interwoven global supply chains having to develop a whole new way of interacting with their customer base to survive. But our rural products will be in better shape than most
26th Mar 20, 10:07am
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Allan Barber sees the intricately interwoven global supply chains having to develop a whole new way of interacting with their customer base to survive. But our rural products will be in better shape than most
Allan Barber reviews some decidedly average results by the key meat processors, even as farmer returns are high in the face of aggressive competition
11th Jun 18, 4:11pm
Allan Barber reviews some decidedly average results by the key meat processors, even as farmer returns are high in the face of aggressive competition
Allan Barber says the investment in the New Zealand red meat sector by Itoham Yonekyu is the 'right kind', linking our products to markets we otherwise wouldn't get access to
19th Dec 17, 8:01pm
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Allan Barber says the investment in the New Zealand red meat sector by Itoham Yonekyu is the 'right kind', linking our products to markets we otherwise wouldn't get access to
Suppliers face offers from fewer, stronger, nimble processors, focused on doing a few things really well, and responding to changes in consumer trends. There are positive options
9th Dec 17, 8:58am
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Suppliers face offers from fewer, stronger, nimble processors, focused on doing a few things really well, and responding to changes in consumer trends. There are positive options
The South Island co-ops are turning an industry of ugly ducklings into one on a sound efficient footing. Offer farmers better sustainable choices says Allan Barber
26th Nov 15, 8:46am
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The South Island co-ops are turning an industry of ugly ducklings into one on a sound efficient footing. Offer farmers better sustainable choices says Allan Barber
Shanghai Maling to invest $261 million for 50% stake in Silver Fern Farms
15th Sep 15, 11:18am
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Shanghai Maling to invest $261 million for 50% stake in Silver Fern Farms
Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
6th Dec 14, 8:03am
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Allan Barber reports on the reaction to the 'moratorium proposal' among the leaders of the key players affected
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
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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 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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Allan Barber reviews the history of the redmeat processing industry which shows both farmers and processors have made tremendous progress
Allan Barber describes where MIE are at trying to improve 'a bad system', but suspects what we have is 'the best there is'
19th Sep 14, 2:34pm
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Allan Barber describes where MIE are at trying to improve 'a bad system', but suspects what we have is 'the best there is'
Allan Barber investigates why stock prices differ so much between the Islands, looking to see whether the variances will ease soon
4th Sep 14, 10:59am
Allan Barber investigates why stock prices differ so much between the Islands, looking to see whether the variances will ease soon
Should levy funds be used for country of origin marketing or be targeted at farm gate issues? Allan Barber reviews the choices ahead of the Beef+LambNZ referendum
28th Aug 14, 2:36pm
Should levy funds be used for country of origin marketing or be targeted at farm gate issues? Allan Barber reviews the choices ahead of the Beef+LambNZ referendum
Allan Barber reviews the complex issues surrounding 'foreign ownership' of rural businesses, points to ANZCO as an example of how it can work to advantage NZ
20th Aug 14, 7:46pm
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Allan Barber reviews the complex issues surrounding 'foreign ownership' of rural businesses, points to ANZCO as an example of how it can work to advantage NZ
Livestock numbers forecast shows little change - unlikely to achieve MPI’s optimistic revenue forecasts
13th Aug 14, 8:47am
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Livestock numbers forecast shows little change - unlikely to achieve MPI’s optimistic revenue forecasts
Despite the volatility, New Zealand red meat producers are urged to focus on the premium end of customer demand. The shortage in the East will benefit NZ
10th Aug 14, 6:34pm
Despite the volatility, New Zealand red meat producers are urged to focus on the premium end of customer demand. The shortage in the East will benefit NZ
Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers
6th Aug 14, 11:45am
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Allan Barber reports on the recent Red Meat Sector Conference, highlighting the key sessions and speakers