New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra has today reported a net profit after tax of NZ$293 million, or 21c per share, for the six months to 31 January 2011, marking the first time Fonterra has reported...

Fonterra has announced a $1 million donation towards recovery efforts in earthquake-affected Christchurch and the surrounding regions. Chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden said this morning the donation would...

The agricultural sector in China’s Sichuan province has suffered enormous damage estimated at around $6 billion caused by last month’s devastating earthquake, the FAO (UN Food and Agriculture...

The destructive earthquake, which hit the south of China last week, could have repercussions worldwide in terms of food production. For now, though, prices and supplies are unlikely to be effected. The...