Posts Tagged ‘Meat industry restructuring’

MIE tried hard, but couldn’t make a difference

November 8, 2016

MIE’s decision to disband after three years trying to persuade the red meat sector it was going to hell in a handcart has come as no surprise. But the organisation’s founders and directors are not unnaturally disappointed at their inability to gain support for their plan to solve the endemic problems of the industry. (more…)

Fonterra’s disappointing performance

March 31, 2015

Fonterra’s interim result announcement contains confirmation of the farmgate milk price forecast of $4.70, but a reduction in the added value dividend. (more…)

No easy fix for the meat industry

August 18, 2010

The amount of hot air forecasting the imminent death of the meat industry suggests desperate hand wringing more than considered thoughts about finding a solution to what everybody agrees is a big problem. The only snag is, while the hot air purveyors seem to know exactly what the problem is and whose fault it is, their heavy breathing doesn’t produce any sensible ideas about how to fix it. (more…)