Friday, July 1, 2022

Production


Supplier-retailer code of conduct part of supermarket shakeup

Supplier-retailer code of conduct part of supermarket shakeup

ByStaff reporterMay 30, 2022
A mandatory code of conduct between supermarkets and suppliers along with establishing an industry regulator are among the dozen changes the Government wants to introduce to the grocery sector. The changes come as the Government responds to the Commerce Commission’s…

Taking on a dairy farm

ByTony BennyMay 30, 2022
When a South Canterbury farmer painted her machinery and fence posts bright pink, the neighbours couldn’t help but notice the standout colour amongst all the green. But what they are…

Long tail to processing season

ByNeal WallaceApr 21, 2022
Meat Industry Association chief executive Sirma Karapeeva says the industry shortage of 2000 workers has been exacerbated by staff isolating or having to stay at home to look after family…

Covid and supply chain issues slow processing

ByNeal WallaceApr 19, 2022
Silver Fern Farms chief supply chain officer Dan Boulton says priority is being given to farmers facing dry conditions with stock being trucked to plants with spare capacity.The meat processing…


Meatworks automation gathers pace

Meatworks automation gathers pace

ByHugh StringlemanApr 11, 2022
The automated system lifts processing yields, improves safety and allows Alliance to refocus an already short labour supply on other…
Venison processors juggle capacity due to Omicron

Venison processors juggle capacity due to Omicron

ByAnnette ScottMar 23, 2022
Moving animals off-farm is the focus for Silver Fern Farms, where suppliers across all species are experiencing delays.Moving animals off-farm…
Beef genetics programme aims to boost profits

Beef genetics programme aims to boost profits

ByAnnette ScottMar 22, 2022
NZMB chair Andrew Morrison says it’s important to invest on behalf of all farmers to ensure all farmers can benefit…
Industry weighs impact of tough milling wheat harvest

Industry weighs impact of tough milling wheat harvest

ByAnnette ScottMar 18, 2022
New Zealand imports about 70% of its milling wheat, the bulk, 90%, of this going into the North Island is…
Beef, sheepmeat output rises in Australia

Beef, sheepmeat output rises in Australia

ByHugh StringlemanMar 8, 2022
High sale yard prices are driving confidence among graziers that they can pay high prices now and profit from future…
RubyRed kicks off season’s harvest

RubyRed kicks off season’s harvest

ByRichard RennieFeb 18, 2022
Zespri chief executive Daniel Mathieson (right) and orchard owner Gopa Bains look over the first commercial Zespri RubyRed harvest near…
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