23 Jan 2018

NZ wine tourism ripe for the picking

Briar McCormack | New Zealand editor

NZ’s wine industry is going from strength to strength and tourism looms as the next big growth opportunity.

16 Jan 2018

Two must-read observations on NZ foreign investment

Con Williams | Rural Economist NZ, ANZ

The debate on the pros and cons that foreign investment provides for some of NZ’s key sectors is set to intensify in 2018.

11 Dec 2017

The new order for NZ food

Briar McCormack | New Zealand editor

A new generation of consumers is changing the game when it comes to food – not just what we’re buying but how we’re buying it.

19 Sep 2017

The outlook for soft commodities

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Spring is here and all eyes turn to forecasts for wheat, beef, dairy and more.

19 Sep 2017

Bitter butter battle brewing in NZ?

Sharon Zollner | Associate Director & Senior Economist NZ, ANZ

High European prices due to falling product and low inventories are affecting the domestic market.

12 Sep 2017

Singapore: New Zealand’s open gateway to ASEAN

David Green | CEO Singapore and Head of South East Asia, India & Middle East, ANZ

New Zealand and Singapore have strong economic ties – but their joint ties to the region are vastly greater.

08 Sep 2017

From backroads to Beijing in regional Australia

Greg Earl | Writer, editor and consultant

Regional governments across the country are creating their own tailor-made connections in Asia.

07 Sep 2017

Can Aus afford to be choosers on foreign investment?

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Resistance to foreign investment in agriculture Australia risks costing the country on the global stage, expert suggests.

05 Sep 2017

Big food goes off

Dr David McKinna | Principal, agrifood consultancy McKINNA et al

Big brands have long dominated the food industry but the time of the smaller, premium, specialist brand is arriving.

29 Aug 2017

Smorgon: the key to successful family succession

Brendan Rinaldi | State Director, Corporate Agribusiness & Emerging Corporate for Victoria & Tasmania at ANZ

Only open and honest communication will work when it comes to succession in family business, PwC exec says.

29 Aug 2017

VIDEO: for agri innovation, look to farmers

Carina Parisella & Greg Szopa | bluenotes contributors

Entrepreneur and fourth-generation farmer says growers are best-placed to offer innovative insights to the sector.

14 Aug 2017

From farm to fridge, give or take 8000km

Guy Thompson | BlueNotes contributing editor

Bulla CEO Alan Hood talks to bluenotes about milking the opportunities for Australian dairy in Asia.