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Summerfruit NZ announces new Chairman

Chief executive Marie Dawkins and new chairman Tim Jones with Gary Bennetts at Summerfruit NZ’s conference dinner in Queenstown. - Photo by Dianne King. Summerfruit New Zealand has announced that Tim Jones has been elected as the new chairman of its Board with Roger Brownlie as the new vice chairman. At the Board meeting held at the Queenstown conference last week, Gary Bennetts stepped down as chairman, but remains as a director for the next three-year term. Tim was ... more

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2016 New Zealand wine vintage supports export growth

The 2016 New Zealand grape harvest has finished, with high quality fruit being picked across the country. Producers benefited from excellent summer and early autumn weather in grape growing regions, enabling full ripening and flavour development. “Going into harvest, growers and wineries were looking for a larger vintage” said New Zealand Winegrowers CEO, Philip Gregan. “In the past year we have seen continued strong demand in our key export markets, which exacerbated ... more

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Fonterra announces leadership team

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today announced a senior leadership team and business unit structure that will enable the Co-operative to continue to deliver maximum value creation and strong performance. Chief Executive Theo Spierings said the Fonterra Management Team is focused on delivering Fonterra’s strategy and reaching its ambition. “This is the right step in our evolution. We’re keeping farmers at the heart of our Co-op while focusing on ... more

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Dairy product prices steady, whole milk powder drops

Dairy product prices were steady at the Global Dairy Trade auction, as a drop in whole milk powder offset gains in cheddar and butter amid concern about increasing supply. The GDT price index was unchanged in percentage terms at the previous auction two weeks ago, coming in at US$2,339, compared with US$ 2,329 at the previous auction. Some 23,089 tonnes of product was sold, down from 24,046 at the previous auction two weeks ago. Whole milk powder dropped 4.5 percent per cent to ... more

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Tip Top ice cream - available online in China

Tip Top is to trial online sales of New Zealand-made ice cream in China – the world’s biggest ice cream market. Research from Mintel shows the total market value for ice cream sales in China increased by 90% between 2008 and 2014 to reach US$11.4 billion. The take-home ice cream segment, which Tip Top is targeting, remains a relatively small part of the overall category and has room to grow. Tip Top will be sold online through Tmall, one of China’s leading ... more

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Synlait forecasts 2016/7 milk price at $4.50/kg

Canterbury dairy company Synlait Milk said its forecast milk price for the 2016/2017 of $4.50 kg of milk solids would carry a higher-than-usual advance rate for milk suppliers. Chairman Graeme Milne said the prospect of another tough season would be slightly offset for Synlait suppliers as they would start the season in a stronger cash flow position than they were expecting. "Cash flow is really important at this time of year and we've prioritised a significantly higher advance ... more

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Kiwi food manufacturer awarded Subway Supplier of the Year

Kiwi owned and operated frozen convenience food manufacture Leader won Oceania’s Subway Supplier of the Year at the Subway Convention in Adelaide last month. Along with taking out the major award, Leader got acknowledgement for Product Innovation and Gold Standard Product Quality. Leader manufactures fully cooked products for Subway in NZ, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, the product range includes; Meatballs, Diced Steak, Veggie Pattie and Pork Riblet. Tony Peterson ... more

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World dairy prices start new season with 3.4 per cent lift at GDT auction

Dairy prices kicked off the 2016/7 season on a strong note, with gains in butter milk and skim milk powder prices driving the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price index up by 3.4 per cent at this morning's auction. Prices were mostly firmer with the exception of whole milk powder, which dropped by 1.7 per cent to US$2205 a tonne and rennet casein, which dropped by 1.6 per cent to US$5035 a tonne. The biggest increases came from butter milk powder, up 14.2 per cent to US$1765 a tonne and skim ... more

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Celebrating where our milk goes on World Milk Day

Photo: Staff at the Fonterra Centre, Auckland kicked the morning off with a nutritious start to the day by enjoying a drink of milk to celebrate the 16th Annual ‪#‎WorldMilkDay‬. From a long, tall glass of chilled white milk to a decadent cheesecake, from quick meals on the go to milk powders for all life stages, milk produced by Fonterra farmers, healthy cows and New Zealand’s green grass is being consumed everyday by people everywhere. New Zealand’s ... more

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T&G Global expands Enza programme in North America

New office, new distribution structure to support growth plans As part of plans to significantly expand its U.S apple program, T&G Global, known widely through its US subsidiary EnzaFruit Products Inc (EPI), have opened a new North American office and added an additional domestic sales agent as part of plans to expand their US apple programme significantly over the next six years. The new T&G Global - Washington office is in Wenatchee, Washington State, close to the major ... more

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