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Canadian pension funds invest in Australian agriculture
18 Aug 2015
Australian agriculture is becoming an asset category of choice for Canadian pension funds, with two of Canada’s major funds making recent investments into the sector.
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UK equity firm invests in Australian horticulture
13 Aug 2015
The UK equity firm, Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd, has invested around A$60 million in the Costa Group, Australia’s largest horticulture company.
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US financial services giant chooses Sydney as Asia-Pacific gateway
20 Apr 2015
US investment giant Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA–CREF) has announced it will establish an office in Sydney to manage its existing assets in Austr ...
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Industry Growth Centres to help build Australia’s global links
10 Mar 2015
The Australian Government is moving ahead with its A$188.5 million Industry Growth Centre initiative, announcing the appointment of a panel of highly-experienced and internationally regarded business ...
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New rules on agricultural land purchases
12 Feb 2015
The Australian Government has moved to provide certainty about rules applying to foreign investment in agricultural land in Australia.
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Parmalat set to expand its dairy exports from Australia
22 Jan 2015
Italy’s Parmalat Group is extending its capacity to export dairy products from Australia through the purchase of speciality dairy processor Longwarry Food Park, based in Victoria.
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LINPAC increases its Australian footprint with new packaging facility
7 Jan 2015
UK-headquartered LINPAC Group, an international supplier of rigid and flexible packing solutions for the food industry, is increasing its Australian footprint through a A$22 million investment in a ne ...
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JBS to expand processed food exports from Australia to China
4 Dec 2014
Brazil’s JBS S.A., the world’s largest processor of fresh meats, is set to acquire leading Australian smallgoods producer, Primo Group, under plans to grow its export operations from Australia into As ...
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Kerry Group opens new food processing centre
21 Nov 2014
Ireland’s the Kerry Group is investing A$13.7 million in a bakery centre that will deliver new products for the Asia-Pacific region.
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Innovative horticultural facility opens in Australia
30 Oct 2014
KAITEKI Fresh Australia, a subsidiary of Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation, is to establish an advanced multi-million dollar horticultural facility in Australia, the first of its kind outside of Asia.
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Nestlé unveils world-class facility in regional Australia
21 Oct 2014
NestlĂ© Australia has invested A$64 million to upgrade its pet food factory in the central west of New South Wales, making the factory one of the company’s most technologically advanced globally.
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Agriculture conference highlights innovation in the Asian Century
13 Oct 2014
Export and innovation opportunities for Australia’s agribusiness sector were a focus of last week’s Ag in the Asian Century conference held in Toowoomba, Queensland. The Australian Trade Commission’s ...
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Australia to build Southern Hemisphere’s largest experimental aquaculture facility
3 Oct 2014
Dutch fish food manufacturer Skretting is helping to fund a A$6 million experimental aquaculture facility, to be built by the University of Tasmania on the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies c ...
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Australian dairy attracts Chinese interest
30 Sep 2014
The creation of a $3 billion agricultural investment fund by two Chinese multinationals capped an exciting week for Australia’s dairy industry, centred on Dairy Australia’s inaugural Dairy Farm Invest ...
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UK’s Cussons buys organic Australian yoghurt brand, builds Asia-Pacific premium food portfolio
11 Aug 2014
Global consumer group PZ Cussons has acquired Australian organic yoghurt company five:am, expanding its Asia-Pacific presence by adding a second premium Australian food brand to its portfolio.
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Economy-wide smart sensor network project connects farms
5 Aug 2014
Tasmania’s Sense-T project has moved a step further towards creating the world’s first economy-wide intelligent sensor network with the rollout of large-scale farm trials of new sensing technology and ...
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Food Futures Conference to focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia
1 Aug 2014
The upcoming Food Futures Conference in Darwin will focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia, an area the Federal Government sees as key to the expansion of Australia’s agribusin ...
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Italy’s Ermenegildo Zegna in joint venture with Australian wool property Achill
25 Jul 2014
Italian luxury fashion label Ermenegildo Zegna has taken a majority stake in Australian superfine wool producer Achill. The joint venture is a first for the iconic men’s fashion brand, a move that ver ...
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Australia’s A$13bn dairy industry the focus of investment conference
10 Jul 2014
Potential investors in Australia’s A$13 billion dairy industry can register for Dairy Australia’s first ever investment conference to be held later this year.
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American yoghurt company springboards into Singapore from Australia
10 Jun 2014
The Australian subsidiary of American yoghurt company, Chobani, shipped its first pallet of Australian-made yoghurt to Singapore, less than 18 months after establishing a presence here. Chobani opened ...
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