TALKING POINTS | FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS 25/01/2018

In today’s talking points, Chinese demand drives Aussie wine exports to $2b in 2018, Price rises for China’s farm produce, and EU Beef Quota Split may Affect Australia-EU’s Free Trade Agreement, Trade Minister Warns   Chinese Demand Drives Aussie Wine Exports to $2b in 2018 The value of Australia’s wine exports grew 10% to A$2.82 …

Talking Points Food & Agribusiness | 17/01/2018

  In today’s talking points, China’s corn supply gap expected to expand, Northern Australia launches initiatives to boost mango exports to China, and South Australia stone fruit growers are facing severe loss due to the extreme temperatures, and drought has caused one million fish dead in east Australia.    China’s Corn Supply Gap Expected to Expand …

Food & Agribusiness Talking Points | 18 December 2018

In today’s talking points, The Chinese government is offering subsidies to mechanise small household farms, e-commerce helps farmers shake off poverty, China will see an expanding dairy market in the next five years, and Australian Agriculture is seeing an increase in youth and female workers.   Chinese Government is Offering Subsidies to Mechanise Small Household …

Food & Agribusiness Talking Points | 10 December 2018

  In today’s talking points: China’s pork shortage may create opportunities for Australian exports, China’s ageing population pushes sales of ageing health and food for special medical purposes, and the US-China trade truce could affect Australia’s agribusiness.   China’s pork Shortage may create opportunities for Australian exports   Recent reports have confirmed dozens of cases of …

Food & Agribusiness Talking Points | 30 November 2018

In today’s talking points, Argentinian government and Chinese company put pen to paper on billion-dollar railway deal, bleak Australian weather outlook creates concerns for cattle industry, South Africa is trying to meet China’s demand for beef, and China is investigating into Australian barley imports.   Argentinian government and Chinese company put pen to paper on …

Food and Agribusiness Talking Points | 21/09/18

In today’s talking points the agricultural supply chain can massively benefit from blockchain, Scott Morrison announces tough new criminal penalties for food tampering and Chinese soybean importers move to wean off American reliance amid the escalating US-China trade war.   The Agricultural Supply Chain Can Massively Benefit From Blockchain The use of blockchain technology could revolutionise …

Food and Agribusiness Talking Points | 10/09/18

In today’s talking points China could become the lab meat capital of the world, Australia’s biggest supermarkets and honey supplier accused of selling fake honey, policy makers and experts seek ways to scale up Africa’s agriculture and $10 million in agriculture grants now available in Queensland.   China Could Become the Lab Meat Capital of the …

Food and Agribusiness Talking Points | 23/08/18

In today’s talking points World’s top pork supplier shuts China slaughterhouse in race to contain deadly swine fever, desperate farmers call to seize the hay from exporters’ stockpiles, potentially rainy weather in store for drought-ridden portions of Australia and Queensland researchers lead push for new “superfood” seaweed industry   World’s top pork supplier shuts China slaughterhouse in …

Food and Agribusiness Talking Points | 17/08/18

In today’s talking points Wattle wins Chinese approval to sell baby food, Chinese scientists find key gene to save fertilizer for crops, Food security: Fall Armyworm spreads to Asia, Drought delivers bumper profits for West Australian farmers   Wattle wins Chinese approval to sell baby food Chinese approval for the milk powder was announced last …

Food & Agriculture Talking Points | 08/08/18

In today’s talking points Australian agriculture groups join forces, China to launch emergency inspections on farms after swine fever outbreak, AI tech boosting smart agriculture and Dairy farmers plan to walk away from industry after years of financial security Australian agriculture groups join forces Two of Australia’s biggest agriculture bodies- The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and Agribusiness Australia- …