Meat products and snack foods have been identified as growth markets in the US according to America’s Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI). Surveying 70 US-based professionals...

Fonterra has increased its forecast earnings for the 2015 financial year.   The co-operative is now expecting to pay farmers $4.95-5.00 per kg of milk solids.   Chairman John Wilson said performance...

For many forecasters of 2013 predictions, there is a predicted focus on vegetables and healthier meals, in line with on-going global concerns regarding obesity. Some groups have predicted that restaurants...

The global baby food market is forecast to reach US$38.7 billion by 2015, according to a recent report by leading research group A.M Mindpower solutions. Additional evidence, through observations of the...

A report by Rabobank’s global Food and Agribusiness and Advisory department on 3 February, 2012 has forecast strong but uneven growth in world dairy products. In the report, Rabobank stated that “the...

Total Australian beef and veal production for 2012 is forecast to reach a record 2.197 million tonnes, according to Meat & Livestock Australia. According to Meat & Livestock Australia’s Chief...

The National Australia Bank (NAB) in its latest Rural Commodities Outlook  wrap  issued on 22 December 2011 has reported that apart from the weakening global economy, there is also a very strong production...

A commodities report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), forecasts the value of farm exports will rise by around 6 per cent to A$34.5 billion...

A new industry report released by the National Australia Bank (NAB) forecasts a 2.2 per cent increase in milk production in Australia for the 2011/12 season. In its November 2011 Rural Commodities report,...

Newly appointed CEO of Australian retail giant, Woolworths Limited, Grant O’Brien today warned of subdued Christmas trading in Australia this year. Addressing shareholders at Woolworths’ Annual...