Monday, 12 October 2015 07:00

Skellerup’s international sales up

Agriculture product sales growth in US, China and South America enabled Skellerup to increase its agri division earnings despite the slightly softer New Zealand market, says chair Sir Selwyn Cushing.

Published in General News
Sunday, 11 October 2015 07:00

Fonterra’s China farms leak $44m

Low milk prices have not only affected farmgate returns in New Zealand, they blew a $44 million hole last financial year in Fonterra's China farm business.

Published in General News
Saturday, 10 October 2015 15:00

NZ infant formula making a comeback in China

A Chinese corporation has made $73 million sales within 12 months of launching its New Zealand infant formula.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 10 October 2015 12:00

Aussie farmers back China trade deal

As Australian politicians haggle over endorsing a free trade agreement with China, farmers are warning that failure to ratify the deal will cost them up to A$18 billion over 10 years.

Published in World News
Friday, 09 October 2015 09:20

SFF still backs Chinese deal

Dean Hamilton, SFF chief executive says the Shanghai Maling transaction has significant financial upside compared to the sketchy details in the mystery underwrite proposal put forward, with little real detail, by shareholder John Cochrane.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 October 2015 09:13

SFF board: ‘ignore mystery underwrite’

The recent media statements from shareholder John Cochrane are "a total unknown and should be treated with extreme caution" says Silver Fern Farms.

Published in General News
Thursday, 08 October 2015 12:00

Don’t write China off yet!

It's too early to write off China, says Hayden Dillon, head of corporate agribusiness for Crowe Horwath.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 12:00

Industry takeover or saviour?

Since the SFF/Shanghai Maling deal was announced earlier last month some SFF shareholders, and other critics, have expressed concerns about the implications of foreign investment.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 07:00

Just two words!

Claims that Silver Fern Farms approached the Government for funding and/or sought a meeting with Finance Minister Bill English for over a year have been debunked by the co-op's chair Rob Hewett.

Published in General News
Saturday, 26 September 2015 16:00

Beef exports top $3 billion

Beef exports are up 46%($61 million) in August 2015 compared with August 2014, says Statistics New Zealand.

Published in General News

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