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The charity, Meat the Need was launched during last year's Covid lockdown. In its first 13 months farmers donated enough meat to make more than 430,000 meals. Audio
Silver Fern Farms has been fined more than $330,000 over an ammonia leak at its Hawera plant that was potentially lethal to its staff, emergency services personnel and nearby residents.
The February… Audio
New Zealand's largest meat processor, Silver Fern Farms believes it has its bases covered if it strikes Brexit-related problems selling into the European market. Audio
The Dunedin based meat producer Silver Fern Farms has posted a loss for the past 15 months as it restructured its business after forming a joint venture with the Chinese firm Shanghai Maling. Audio
New Zealand's second largest meat company has unveiled a $54 million programme of capital expenditure for the next year.
Silver Fern Farms has confirmed it will be going ahead with the closure of its sheepmeat plant near Ashburton - affecting 370 workers.
A Silver Fern Farms shareholder says sheep farmers need more support and better prices otherwise plants will keep closing as farmers turn to more profitable land uses.
Hundreds of workers will get the boot from Silver Fern Farms meatworks. Audio
The closure of Ashburton meat works has been log signalled as Silver Fern Farms has lost market share to other meat processors. Agribusiness commentator, Alan Barber says the overall decline in sheep… Audio
Ashburton's Mayor Donna Favel is optimistic there are enough jobs locally to find employment for those who lose their jobs if the Silver Fern Farms' Fairton Meatworks closes. Audio
The Government's been urged to summon the owners of Silver Fern Farms and demand answers over the planned closure of its sheep meat plant in Ashburton. Audio
The government talked up the sale of Silver Fern Farms to foreign owners as beneficial to New Zealand, less than a year before the company announced it would slash 370 jobs.
Ashburton's mayor is confident the mid-Canterbury town still has work to offer to hundreds of meatworkers, who could lose their jobs next month. Audio
Ashburton's mayor is confident the mid-Canterbury town still has work to offer to hundreds of meatworkers who could lose their jobs next month.
Silver Fern Farms is planning to close its Ashburton sheep meat plant - affecting 370 workers. Video, Audio
The CEO of Silver Fern Farms, Dean Hamilton, says the decision follows a continued decline in regional sheep numbers. Video, Audio
Farming The Meatworkers Union says Silver Fern Farms' plan to close its Ashburton sheepmeat plant is a big blow for the community. About 370 workers will be affected by the closure. Audio
Silver Fern Farms has been found to have acted unlawfully during a staff restructure at its Fairton Meatworks plant near Ashburton.
Silver Fern Farms' dividend of 30 cents per share will be a one-off because it was only used to sweeten a deal with a Chinese company, according to one shareholder.
The closure of a Southland venison plant is devastating, says the Meatworkers Union - but not completely unexpected.