The World Trade Organisation is expected to formally rule that Australia’s stringent quarantine restrictions on New Zealand apples are unfair, ending a 90 year long lockout on bringing the fruit...

Fonterra has unveiled plans to allow its farmer owners to trade shares amongst themselves in a bid to provide members of the dairy cooperative with increased financial flexibility while also strengthening...

Chinese holding firm Natural Dairy Holdings has entered into an agreement to acquire two dairy farms from failed New Zealand dairy group Crafar Farms. The acquisition will be completed through local subsidiary...

A new report from Nielsen shows the New Zealand Wine trend continuing to grow, with volume sales up 42.3% over the financial year to 2009, and sales doubling since 2007.  New Zealand wine now accounts...

International milk and milk products standard setting body met in New Zealand last week and successfully wrapped up 16 years of work, developing international standards to keep milk products flowing, a...

In the wake of the Chinese milk scandal, which has led to the deaths of four babies and made of 54,000 infants ill, international food safety and health authorities are working together to determine the...

New Zealand can no longer rely on being the lowest cost producer, with its food industry needing to raise its game to adapt to the changing economic climate of the global industry, according to Professor...