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Cool Planet closes $19.3m Series A

Cool Planet's products nurture beneficial microbes in soil to help retain water and keep nutrients in the root zone for a longer period of time.

Benchmark rates food companies on animal welfare

Private equity is lagging on animal welfare issues, but the Business Benchmark for Animal Welfare is keen to get private investors onboard.

Silver Fern Farm shareholders vote to sell 50% to Shanghai Maling

Farmer shareholders overwhelmingly approved the sale of half the company to the subsidiary of Chinese state-owned Bright Food in return for a NZ$261m capital injection.

Pengxin to go to court over NZ block on Lochinver deal

The Chinese conglomerate is seeking a judicial review of the government’s decision to block its purchase of the country’s largest dairy farm.

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