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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
British retailer Marks & Spencer will no longer stock New Zealand lamb in its Scottish stores, after a decision to only sell locally-produced lamb.
Chilled meat will soon be allowed into China in a breakthrough worth hundreds of millions of dollar to the meat industry.
A big player in the local meat industry has its doubts that Silver Fern Farms is still a co-operative, after the Chinese joint venture deal.
Silver Fern Farms shareholders have overwhelmingly backed a 260 million dollar Chinese joint venture that the company's board says will be a defining moment for the meat industry. Audio
Farmers have been warned sheep and beef farming may become unsustainable in the next decade without major reform. Audio
The union representing workers in the meat industry is launching a campaign today to highlight job insecurity in the sector. Audio