Interestingly, none of the politicians managed to escape the wrath of farmers at the protest march organised by the lobby…
The demise of Westland as a cooperative contains a lesson for all business, says Roz Henry, the new Cooperative Business NZ chief executive.
Yili's takeover of Westland, the second-largest dairy enterprise in New Zealand, creates a ‘dairy silk road’ between Asia and NZ, says Yili Group chief executive Jianqiu Zhang.
Former Westland Milk chairman Pete Morrison says Yili’s new ownership represents a significant milestone for the former co-op and the start of a new era for the dairy industry on the West Coast.
Chinese dairy giant Yili says it will respect all contractual obligations to pay current and former milk suppliers of Westland Milk.
Senior staff of the Chinese dairy giant Yili will arrive this week to take the reins of their new acquisition Westland Milk Products.
Steady but prudent expansion is the key to success at the Ashburton Trading Society (ATS) in Mid-Canterbury.