Displaying items by tag: europe

Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:55

‘Clean and green’ not so important – expert

Consumers will buy New Zealand produce based on taste, price and convenience; the ‘clean, green’ image may not be so much a factor, says a visiting European expert.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 13:58

Good news for NZ produce in Europe

European consumption growth of 'non-staple' fruits like kiwifruit and branded premium apples represent good news for New Zealand's horticulture sector, says Rabobank’s senior fruit vegetable and floriculture analyst Cindy van Rijswick.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 05 September 2016 13:13

‘Accessible’ look at Brexit

In a “light” and “accessible” legal seminar, University of Canterbury Professor of Law Philip Joseph will explore the giant leap into the unknown that the vote for Brexit has triggered.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:55

Struggling EU farmers score another handout

Embattled European dairy farmers are to get another $780 million to help them weather the downturn.

Published in World News

Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie says uncertainty in the EU as a result of Brexit is one of the causes of a higher exchange rate.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 13:55

Kiwi farmers must head off Europeans

KPMG's global head of agriculture Ian Proudfoot, who is British, says the outcome of the Brexit referendum was plain to see for several months.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 06:55

Don’t blame us – EU

A European Union diplomat says EU farmers cannot be blamed for low farmgate milk prices.

Published in General News

A Polish and EU delegation was in Auckland recently looking at trade partners.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:55

Implications for NZ on Brexit

Ireland is warning New Zealand that it might be caught up in political and economic fallout if Britain decides to leave the European Union.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 June 2016 15:09

NZ needs UK in EU

If the Brexit goes ahead New Zealand could lose its best ally in its struggle against European agricultural protectionism, says an agronomics expert.

Published in General News