Posts tagged "Meat Industry"

Could India be the next big thing for New Zealand sheep meat?

[01 September/The Country] Hopes are running high that India could be the next big thing for New Zealand sheep meat exports if the two countries form closer economic ties through the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).The meat industry has expectations that RCEP will form a platform that will allow New Zealand access to India, which...

Women ready to meat challenge

[05 June/Farmers Weekly] Ashley Gray, General Manager for Beef + Lamb NZ is passionate about getting women in the meat sector. Last month Mrs Gray was instrumental in launching the professional networking initiative, Meat Business Women (MBW) and is excited about the positive challenges it will have for women seeking meat industry careers. MBW wants...

Alternative meat to become $140 billion industry in a decade, Barclays predicts

[23 May/CNBC] Barclays analysts have estimated that over the next ten years, the alternative meat industry can reach USD$140 billion (approx. $214 billion) which could capture about 10 percent of the global meat industry. Barclays report that although there are many barriers currently to replicate animal-based products, there is already consumer interest in the industry...

SFF targets $30m a year profit

[18 April/Farmers Weekly] Silver Fern Farms has set new targets for itself for the next five years after reporting to underperform last year. By 2023, Silver fern Farms wants to achieve earnings of $150 million according to Chief Executive Simon Limmer. The strategy includes 10% return on equity, which historically has been difficult for meat...

Industry to fund meat research

[11 July/Farmers Weekly] Meat companies want to know more about the attributes of New Zealand grass-fed beef. They have invited researchers and others with interest in the area to submit proposals. Meat Industry Association Chief Executive, Tim Ritchie, said the project would establish what was distinctive about New Zealand grass-fed beef and the benefits to...

New food wave demands primary sector unity

[11 January /NZ Farmer] Meat industry leader and CEO of Waikato based Greenlea Premier Meats has called for New Zealand primary and food producers to work as one to plan how the country responds to new generation food challenges.  Mr Egan made a call for a collective initiative to develop a common vision for the...

Japan has a beef with imports

[7 August/ Farmers Weekly] Japan virtually overnight increased tariffs on frozen beef imports from New Zealand from 38.5 percent to 50 percent effective for eight months from August 1. Japan’s move was in attempt to divert imports away to protect its beef farmers, particularly after the US had increased the volumes of middle cuts and...