Posts by meat industry commentator Allan Barber.
Co-operatives emerged in the 19th century as an important business structure designed to protect the interests of a group of members, based on the principle of equitable distribution of benefits related to use or supply, […]
After more than a year’s thorough research and careful planning the New Zealand red meat sector’s country of origin brand Taste Pure Nature has been launched in the chosen test market of California, writes red […]
The 50 percent Chinese owned meat processor and exporter, Silver Fern Farms (SFF), has posted its first normal full year result since the change in shareholding structure after the long and sometimes acrimonious debate in […]
What a relief – the Warkworth A&P Show took place last Saturday, closely following the horrendous terrorist attack on Muslims in Christchurch, without adverse weather, traffic jams or any other problems, writes Allan Barber. As […]
Since the start date of 1 July 2017 the NZ Farm Assurance Programme (NZFAP) has already generated a high uptake by processors and producers with a significant level of success, writes Allan Barber. According to […]
Perhaps it’s Allan Barber’s advancing age, he writes, but it seems as though the changes facing agriculture demand ever faster reactions and responses to stay ahead or even just to keep pace with a whole […]
Allan Barber takes a look at how many of last year’s key challenges will continue into the New Year. From a New Zealand domestic perspective the attempt to eradicate Mycoplasma Bovis has had the biggest […]