Sally Rae

Incubator seeking 'backyard entrepreneurs'

Dunedin's Upstart Business Incubator has what could be described as a good problem.

Dunedin company scapegoat, Rich says

Dunedin company scapegoat, Rich says

Toilet tissue manufacturer Cottonsoft has been "unfairly scapegoated" by activists who use campaigns to gather large amounts of money in donations, New Zealand Food and Grocery Council chief executive Katherine Rich says.

Fork Farm unit 'perfect balance'

Fork Farm unit 'perfect balance'

When the judges of the New Zealand ewe hogget competition visited Fork Farm, they decided they had found the "perfect balance" in their search for a well-rounded production unit.

Scale of farming amazes visitor

Scale of farming amazes visitor

Swiss veterinary science student Barbara Schwenk is feeling at home in New Zealand.

Partnership would offer huge potential - Wills

A Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would be "transformational" for both New Zealand agriculture and the country's economy, Federated Farmers national president Bruce Wills says.

PGG Wrightson opening office in Beijing

PGG Wrightson is establishing an office in Beijing, aimed at delivering revenue and profit generating business for the company in China.

A2 Corp in joint venture

Dunedin-founded A2 Corporation has signed a joint-venture sales and marketing agreement with one of the UK and Ireland's largest milk processors and suppliers.

SFF back in black with $40.6m surplus

SFF back in black with $40.6m surplus

Silver Fern Farms has reported a remarkable turnaround in fortunes, recording an operating surplus of $40.6 million for the year ended September 30, on turnover of $2.1 billion - from the previous year's $8 million loss on turnover of $1.8 billion.

Fonterra chairman van der Heyden standing down

Fonterra chairman van der Heyden standing down

Fonterra chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden will stand down at the dairy co-operative's next annual meeting.

Fonterra directors re-elected

Incumbent Fonterra directors Jim van der Poel and John Monaghan have been re-elected to the board of the dairy co-operative.