Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 03 November 2020 09:38

Covid heralds new food order

Fonterra is revamping its food service strategy to match new trends triggered by Covid.

Published in General News
Friday, 30 October 2020 11:41

Sauvignon Blanc in a sweet spot

Covid-19 has given Constellation Brands New Zealand a boost in the US market, as consumers fall back to strong brands they trust, says Managing Director Simon Towns.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 08:55

Vege crops at risk of rotting

Fruit and vegetable growers are warning their produce will be left unpicked and rotting in the fields unless the Government approves urgent visas for overseas workers.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:59

Wine tour woes

Bookings for premium wine tours “vanished” when New Zealand’s borders closed, say operators struggling under Covid-19.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:59

Vintage update

Wine companies, large and small, are grappling with the potential shortage of a reliable labour force for vintage 2021, with borders closed to international workers.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:55

Covid-19 a big hit to small wineries

Losing boutique wineries to Covid-19 would be a blow for New Zealand’s wine industry, say the authors of a new report into challenges for small operators.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:49

Digital juice

Covid-19, e-commerce and the risk of digital debt.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:46

Open doors

As wineries enter the spring season, many opening cellar doors after a period of Covid-19 closure, the mood appears one of cautious optimism.

Published in Industry
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 10:55

Agritech can give green shoots for post-Covid rescue

Agritech has a vital role to play in the COVID-19 recovery, according to LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 09:25

Water regs wash away farmer confidence

Government policies and the ongoing fallout from Covid-19 are being blamed for a continuing drop in farmer confidence.

Published in General News