Home Livestock


QIC: parts, not whole, of CPC attractive

London-based Terra Firma is seeking to sell Australia’s largest privately owned beef producer, but not every industry giant appears ready to snap up the coveted asset in one chunk.

Meaty issue: US protein consumption is bouncing back

A rare four-year growth streak is helping meat eating recover from a big drop during the recession, with poultry most in demand.

QIC’s beef business eyes Asia’s protein market

In the second half of a two-part interview, Damien Frawley discusses several ways NAPCO could seek to tap markets across the Pacific and says Chinese strategics are largely 'misunderstood'.

NAPCO is going grass-fed, says QIC’s CEO

In the first of a two-part interview, Damien Frawley tells Agri Investor about opportunities for growth in Australia's high-priced beef market and how QIC's 220,000-head cattle business intends to benefit.

First State Super-backed A$150m fund chooses agri as first investment

The equity vehicle has deployed A$10m in a wagyu beef venture owned by ROC Partners, which is also helping the fund originate investments.

EXEO backs South African aquaculture company

Partner Kennett Sinclair tells Agri Investor how the first investment from the $175m Agri-Vie Fund II fits into the firm’s import substitution strategy.

Nordic Aquafarms to build $500m salmon farm in Maine

Chief executive Erik Heim tells Agri Investor that the company's move into the US comes amid growing investor appetite for onshore aquaculture after a doubling of costs for sea-borne fish farms.

Consumer communication, the next bottleneck

Intrexon's Jack Bobo believes educating the public about the growing role of science in agriculture is crucial to meeting the food challenges of the decades to come.

Pinnacle Asset Management buys JBS cattle feed unit for $200m

The sale marks the completion of a divestment program launched by the Brazilian company following the country’s 'weak meat' corruption scandal.

OTPP hires Chinese ag boss to head Australian offshoot

The Canadian pension has appointed David Goodfellow, former head of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund – hinting that livestock could become part of its mandate Down Under.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination