Emerging Markets

Chinese firms seem to be determined to integrate New Zealand deeply into its supply chain. Pic: ©Getty Images/alexis84

Will the Asian invasion have longstanding benefits for the industry in New Zealand as it becomes a central link in China's supply chain?

Who benefits from China's massive investment in Kiwi dairy?

By Richard Whitehead

As Mataura Valley Milk receives the first milk deliveries at its Southland processing plant, another Kiwi company, far bigger in scale, has an ambitious plan to list on the New Zealand stock exchange.

Veganism still growing despite dissatisfaction with food options

By Beth Newhart

90% of US vegetarians are considering veganism, even though half of US vegans are dissatisfied with their food choices. With less structured diets trending among young consumers, food brands need to innovate and expand their offerings, according to a...

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Rising start-ups selected for SIAL contest

By Jim Cornall

More than 70 rising start-ups entered projects to the SIAL international jury to be presented at the Rising Start-ups area of the Future Lab section at the SIAL food event to be held in October in Paris.

Ladismith Cheese is based in the Western Cape of South Africa.

South Africa’s Sea Harvest Group acquires Ladismith Cheese

By Jim Cornall

South African fisheries company Sea Harvest has announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cape Harvest Food Group Proprietary Limited, has concluded a share purchase agreement of R527m ($30.9m) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Ladismith Cheese...