Allan Barber

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Allan Barber has held senior roles in the meat industry, as a Chief Executive (Elders Pastoral), Chief Operating Officer (AFFCO) and General Manager (Quality Packers division of LD Nathan) and marketing and export manager for other companies. He is now a business consultant advising on strategy, structure and governance in agribusiness.

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Articles by Allan Barber

12th Aug 16, 4:38pm
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Farmer shareholders rejump one hurdle for a second time. Now the OIO hurdle remains. Then SFF management will need to show the benefits
Farmer shareholders rejump one hurdle for a second time. Now the OIO hurdle remains. Then SFF management will need to show the benefits
12th Aug 16, 4:38pm
3rd Aug 16, 9:46am
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Allan Barber reports the annual red meat sector gathering found little evidence of a disheartened industry, plenty who are optimistic, chasing ways to improve performance across the whole industry chain
Allan Barber reports the annual red meat sector gathering found little evidence of a disheartened industry, plenty who are optimistic, chasing ways to improve performance across the whole industry chain
3rd Aug 16, 9:46am
24th Jul 16, 1:56pm
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Allan Barber accuses those calling for a new Silver Fern Farms vote on the Shanghai Mailing merger are risking the viability of the whole company just as its circumstances turn down
Allan Barber accuses those calling for a new Silver Fern Farms vote on the Shanghai Mailing merger are risking the viability of the whole company just as its circumstances turn down
24th Jul 16, 1:56pm
21st Jul 16, 11:44am
Allan Barber says next season will be murky for farmers, processors, or exporters as the risks pile up even though in the longer term, the fundamentals are positive
Allan Barber says next season will be murky for farmers, processors, or exporters as the risks pile up even though in the longer term, the fundamentals are positive
21st Jul 16, 11:44am
7th Jul 16, 10:20pm
Allan Barber says the UK referendum opens a can of worms, and it opens some opportunities
Allan Barber says the UK referendum opens a can of worms, and it opens some opportunities
7th Jul 16, 10:20pm
2nd Jul 16, 5:59pm
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Silver Fern Farms announces contract extension and new special meeting date. Allan Barber reviews where this torturous process is at
Silver Fern Farms announces contract extension and new special meeting date. Allan Barber reviews where this torturous process is at
2nd Jul 16, 5:59pm
28th Jun 16, 12:42pm
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Allan Barber assesses ANZCO Foods latest financial results and finds a company that 'appears to be in something of a rut'
Allan Barber assesses ANZCO Foods latest financial results and finds a company that 'appears to be in something of a rut'
28th Jun 16, 12:42pm
25th Jun 16, 5:43pm
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Allan Barber likes the Irish inclusive approach to industry strategy, which includes "impressive commercial and intellectual grunt", over MPI's silo approach
Allan Barber likes the Irish inclusive approach to industry strategy, which includes "impressive commercial and intellectual grunt", over MPI's silo approach
25th Jun 16, 5:43pm
22nd Jun 16, 12:19pm
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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
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
22nd Jun 16, 12:19pm
17th Jun 16, 9:47am
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Part three of Allan Barber's perspective of the New Zealand meat industry. The need to find points of difference that motivate consumers will become the key to future properity
Part three of Allan Barber's perspective of the New Zealand meat industry. The need to find points of difference that motivate consumers will become the key to future properity
17th Jun 16, 9:47am
9th Jun 16, 5:02am
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Allan Barber sees 80 shareholders risking 'catastrophe' at Silver Fern Farms to retain control, and restrain the industry heavyweight from its development plans
Allan Barber sees 80 shareholders risking 'catastrophe' at Silver Fern Farms to retain control, and restrain the industry heavyweight from its development plans
9th Jun 16, 5:02am
8th Jun 16, 10:08am
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Part two of Allan Barber's perspective of the New Zealand meat industry. He finds a more productive industry, but one still very focused on itself rather than consumer needs
Part two of Allan Barber's perspective of the New Zealand meat industry. He finds a more productive industry, but one still very focused on itself rather than consumer needs
8th Jun 16, 10:08am
30th May 16, 2:25pm
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Allan Barber looks at the past, present and future of the meat industry
Allan Barber looks at the past, present and future of the meat industry
30th May 16, 2:25pm
27th May 16, 1:35pm
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Allan Barber wonders if Fonterra has actually captured the 'value' and 'velocity' gains from its new focus on value extraction
Allan Barber wonders if Fonterra has actually captured the 'value' and 'velocity' gains from its new focus on value extraction
27th May 16, 1:35pm
25th May 16, 8:50am
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Allan Barber investigates the issues being raised by disgruntled shareholders of Silver Fern Farms over the Shanghai Maling deal
Allan Barber investigates the issues being raised by disgruntled shareholders of Silver Fern Farms over the Shanghai Maling deal
25th May 16, 8:50am
11th May 16, 12:02pm
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Allan Barber talks to John Loughlin and Sam McIvor about the direction each plans to take, and how they will manage their respective organisations
Allan Barber talks to John Loughlin and Sam McIvor about the direction each plans to take, and how they will manage their respective organisations
11th May 16, 12:02pm
10th May 16, 12:28pm
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Inefficient farmers unhappy with performance of inefficient subsidy payers. How invasive Government distorts rural fundamentals
Inefficient farmers unhappy with performance of inefficient subsidy payers. How invasive Government distorts rural fundamentals
10th May 16, 12:28pm
3rd May 16, 2:47pm
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Allan Barber asseses what's at stake for Silver Fern Farms over the Shrimpton/Gallagher 'requisition'
Allan Barber asseses what's at stake for Silver Fern Farms over the Shrimpton/Gallagher 'requisition'
3rd May 16, 2:47pm
28th Apr 16, 2:21pm
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In a world increasingly sceptical about trade agreements and more focused on short term patch-protection, it will be our food safety systems that will keep access open for our food exports
In a world increasingly sceptical about trade agreements and more focused on short term patch-protection, it will be our food safety systems that will keep access open for our food exports
28th Apr 16, 2:21pm
20th Apr 16, 8:55am
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Lower prices, lower processing volumes, and lower profitability casts a pall over the meat export situation in the second half of 2016
Lower prices, lower processing volumes, and lower profitability casts a pall over the meat export situation in the second half of 2016
20th Apr 16, 8:55am

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