New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries  says dairy exports are down, but the future looks strong for the dairy industry. Photo: iStock-Oknopo

NZ ministry predicts strong dairy growth

By Jim Cornall

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand says that while dairy exports are down 6% in the past year, the future looks good.

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Nestlé reveals strategy to plug engineering skills gap

By Jane Byrne

A lack of engineering graduates has created a challenge for the food manufacturing sector in terms of vacancy filling or expansion projects and we spoke to the head of HR at Nestlé to hear about the food giant’s strategies to remedy the deficit.