Tutū Cider from Ancestral Lands in Nelson

Press Release – Kono Beverages

The top of the Souths leading indigenous food and beverage producer, Kono NZ, are proud to release their very first cider, Tut Cider. This delicious single varietal cider is crafted using the companys very own Fuji apples that are sun ripened … Read more »

Carter Holt granted leave to appeal ‘leaky schools’ ruling

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Carter Holt Harvey, the building products manufacturer and supplier owned by billionaire Graeme Hart, will argue its case over whether it can be held liable in the Ministry of Education’s leaky schools case in the Supreme Court. Read more »

Fonterra in organic infant formula deal with Bellamy’s

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group and Bellamys Australia have entered into a five-year, multi-million dollar deal to manufacture a range of new baby nutritional powders at the Darnum infant formula plant in southeast Victoria. Read more »

Fonterra And Bellamy’s Team up in Australia

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Australia and Bellamys Australia Limited (Bellamys) announced today plans to enter into a five year, multi-million dollar strategic agreement to manufacture a range of new baby nutritional powders. Read more »

Panasonic launches new Built-in Kitchen Appliance range

Press Release – Panasonic

30 November 2015 Panasonic New Zealand is expanding its popular collection of Home Appliances with the introduction of a new Built-in Kitchen Appliance range, initially including Built-in Ovens, Compact Combination Ovens and Induction Hobs. Read more »

SeaDragon first half loss widens on factory costs, sales up

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – SeaDragon, the fish oil processor which has attracted health products maker Comvita as a cornerstone shareholder, widened its first-half loss on mounting interest costs associated with the company’s newly built Omega-3 factory, … Read more »

F&P Healthcare boosts first-half profit 27%

Article – Businesswire

Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, the medical device maker, increased first-half profit by 27 percent and affirmed its expectation for full-year earnings. Read more »

Scott Technology shareholders vote for JBS deal

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) – Scott Technology shareholders overwhelmingly backed a deal handing control of the robotics manufacturer to Brazilian meat processor JBS. Read more »

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA Confirmation a bill has been introduced to Parliament to overhaul the Resource Management Act has been hailed as step in the right direction, by the EMA. More than 35% of our members say the current … Read more »

Mixed Wool Market

Press Release – NZWSI Weekly Wool Market Report

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds C.E.O, Mr John Dawson reports that the North Island auction received mixed support with the stronger New Zealand dollar having a limited impact in some areas. Read more »

Exports and imports both fall in October 2015

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The trade deficit widened to $963 million in October 2015, compared with a deficit of $892 million for the same period last year, Statistics New Zealand said today. Exports fell more than imports. Read more »

HBRC hopeful of resolution in Pan Pac Appeal

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

HBRC hopeful of resolution in Pan Pac Appeal Hawkes Bay Regional Council is hopeful an appeal against resource consent for an extension to Pan Pac Forest Products Ltds outfall into Hawke Bay can be resolved out of court. The consents were granted allowing … Read more »

Slight drop in production keeps focus on high value products

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products says its 2.5 percent drop in peak milk processing has meant more capacity available for the co-operative and its shareholders, enabling more focus on added-value product. Read more »

Balex Marine appoints Alan Bougen and Richard Shirtcliffe

Press Release – Balex Marine

TAURANGA, November 25 – Balex Marine, creator of the award-winning Automatic Boat Loader ABL2500 (ABL), today announced the appointment of Alan Bougen as a new Independent Director and Richard Shirtcliffe as Board Advisor. Read more »

Government likely to scrap “one-for-two” ETS surrenders

Press Release – Bell Gully

The Government has sent a clear signal that arrangements put in place to ease the impact of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) on certain sectors during the Global Financial Crisis could be scrapped as early as next year. Read more »

Fonterra targets doubling of China revenue within five years

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group, the worlds largest dairy exporter, has set a target of becoming the number one dairy player in China and doubling its business in the country to $10 billion within the next five years. Read more »

Fonterra says 2016 forecast payout tied to dairy recovery

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group has affirmed guidance for the 2016 milk payout to farmers, although chairman John Wilson said it was dependent on global dairy prices rising in the first half of next year from current unsustainable … Read more »

A2 Milk cut to underperform at First NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

A2 Milk cut to underperform at First NZ as brokerage awaits proof Australian success can be replicated Read more »

Trilogy more than triples first-half profit; shares rise

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) – Trilogy International, the skincare and home fragrance company, more than tripled first-half profit as it benefited from growth across all its markets. The shares hit a new record high. Read more »

A quarter of NZ food and beverage firms are foreign-owned

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 23 (BusinessDesk) – A government-commissioned report aimed at attracting more investment into New Zealands growing food and beverage sector says about a quarter of the sector is already foreign-owned. Read more »

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