Nitrogen dollars dissolving in thin air

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Millions of dollars worth of nitrogen is vanishing into thin air, causing losses to farmers and to New Zealand in wasted import dollars. Read more »

Consultation on Campylobacter performance targets open

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is asking for feedback on a range of proposed options for testing of Campylobacter in poultry. Read more »

Wine and Spirit geographical registration coming

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs 31 March 2015 Media Statement Wine and Spirit geographical registration coming Read more »

AA disappointed with Kia Carnival 4 star ANCAP safety rating

Press Release – Automobile Association

In a head on collision the newly released V6 Kia Carnival could potentially cause serious injury to passengers, according to the latest ANCAP safety ratings, which grades the 2015 model of the people mover with only 4 stars. Read more »

Anzco 2014 profit falls after taking control of Five Star

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Anzco Foods, New Zealand’s third-largest meat company, said profit halved in 2014, a year in which it bought out shareholder Itoham Foods’ half stake in the nation’s only large-scale cattle feedlot. Read more »

NZX’s SuperLife lifts Energy Mad stake to 45.6%

Article – BusinessDesk

NZX’s SuperLife lifts Energy Mad stake to 45.6% with $2.2M rights offer underwrite Read more »

AA disappointed with Kia Carnival 4 star ANCAP safety rating

Press Release – Automobile Association

In a head on collision the newly released Kia Carnival could potentially cause serious injury to passengers, according to the latest ANCAP safety ratings, which grades the 2015 model of the people mover with only 4 stars. Read more »

Bayer moves NZ MaterialScience business to local distributor

Press Release – Bayer NZ

Alchemy Agencies wins bid – Wide range of industrial raw materials involved – Boost for local business Read more »

Broader R&D strategy needed

Press Release – NZMEA

The Research and Development Survey released last week by Statistics New Zealand showed some good news but falling R&D expenditure as a proportion of GDP is of concern a broader R&D strategy is needed from Government to improve this, … Read more »

Synlait shares fall 12% after posting a first-half loss

Article – BusinessDesk

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Synlait Milk, the dairy company which has taken a cornerstone stake in Sichuan New Hope Nutritional Foods Co to gain direct interest in a Chinese infant formula brand, fell 12 percent after it turned to a loss in the … Read more »

Commerce Commission draft determination on scouring merger

Press Release – Cavalier Corporation

The Commerce Commission yesterday issued its draft determination, approving the merger of the scouring assets of 50%-owned Cavalier Wool Holdings Ltd (CWH) and New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd (NZWSI). Read more »

ComCom likely to allow Cavalier, NZ Wool Services merger

Article – BusinessDesk

March 26 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission is likely to allow Cavalier Wool Holdings and New Zealand Wool Services International to merge their two wool scouring operations, which would ultimately make a monopoly of wool scouring services in New … Read more »

Draft determination on wool scouring assets application

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has reached a preliminary view that it should allow Cavalier Wool Holdings to acquire 100 per cent of New Zealand Wool Services International’s wool scouring business and assets. Read more »

ARANZ Medical named 2015 Hi-Tech Awards finalist

Press Release – ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ., 26 March, 2015 – ARANZ Medical Ltd has been named a finalist in the 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. The fast growing company which specializes in 3D scanning applications that transform clinical processes in wound care and orthotics/ … Read more »

SeaDragon signs new agreements for shark liver oil

Article – BusinessDesk

March 26 (BusinessDesk) – SeaDragon, which manufactures fish oil for health supplements, has terminated a contract with a charter vessel that supplied deep-sea shark liver oil and signed two new supply agreements, highlighting the challenge of ensuring … Read more »

Milmeq wins innovation award after doubling export revenue

Article – BusinessDesk

March 26 (BusinessDesk) – Milmeq, which designs, engineers and manufactures systems for primary food processing, has doubled export revenue in the past two years. Read more »

Attention for Fonterra’s under-performing Aussie units

Article – BusinessDesk

March 25 (BusinessDesk) – Fixing under-performing businesses in Australia is a key part of Fonterra Cooperative Groups renewed push to drive more value from transforming the business, particularly when low global milk prices depress its payout to farmers. Read more »

Fonterra shareholders disappointed with Fonterra dividends

Article – BusinessDesk

March 25 (BusinessDesk) – The Fonterra Shareholders Council said farmers are disappointed with todays announcement of an interim dividend of 10 cents a share and a trimmed forecast range of 20 cents to 30 cents per share for the 2014/2015 season given the … Read more »

Nufarm NZ sales slip on weak dairy prices, drought

Article – BusinessDesk

March 25 (BusinessDesk) – Nufarm, the agricultural chemicals manufacturer, reported a 14 percent drop in its New Zealand sales as the South Island drought and the decline in global dairy prices weighed on demand for pesticides and herbicides. Read more »

Currency damages exporters

Press Release – NZMEA

The high New Zealand Dollar continues to hurt our exporters and import competing producers; continued high levels are not sustainable, say the New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA). Read more »

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