Faint praise from industry body for Fonterra for meat report

Tue, 17 Mar 2015

By Pattrick Smellie March 18 (BusinessDesk) - The industry body that helped fund a major study to reform the red meat sector has damned with faint praise the resulting report from the Meat Industry Excellence initiative, saying it overstates the problems in the industry and that current structures are producing returns for top-performing farmers equivalent to top-performing dairy farmers. James Parsons, the chairman of Beef & Lamb New Zealand, which helped fund the MIE report after farmers voted to assist the initiative, described the rep...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Markets market close
NZ sharemarket rebounds with Wall Street rally
Dan Brunskill | Mon, 27 Jun 2022

US markets rallied on Friday night as traders began thinking an economic slowdown would stop the US Federal Reserve from hiking interest rates.

Political donations over $5k to require declaration
Staff reporters | Mon, 27 Jun 2022

The changes require disclosure of donor identities for any party donations over $5,000 versus the current $15,000. 

Law & Regulation
Public class action fund needed: Law Com
Victoria Young | Mon, 27 Jun 2022

The Law Commission has finalised its report into class actions and litigation funding.

Investments to sustain the momentum of building in NZ

Classic Capital has opened its Land & Build fund to qualified wholesale and eligible investors.

High water marks: Watercare raises the tide on sustainability

The No.1 barrier to decarbonisation for NZ organisations is accurate measurement, says Microsoft’s Accelerating the Journey to Net Zero report.