PMAC weekly update 18th December

PMAC weekly update 11th to 18th December

Full update available here

  1. Government agencies: Plant export enquiries over Christmas; Sending produce to Australia; WTO Notifications
  1. New Zealand News:  Minister announces stronger focus for MPI; Booming sector ready for new challenges; WTO Ministerial Conference Concludes; Briefings to incoming Ministers; Horticulture industry needs to innovate or lose competitive advantage; Kiwifruit's potential $26m a year windfall; AVOCO appoints new member to its senior management team; T&G Global CEO Alastair Hulbert resigns; Clearance programme scores well for New Zealand navels; Contaminated spray may cost apple exporters $3m; Asthma tech used to slow fruit-ripening in NZ; No Waimea dam, no apple growing
  1. International news: GAIN reports; Taxes on Meat Could Join Carbon and Sugar to Help Limit; What is Supply Chain Technology and Why is it Important? ; Do private standards make our food safer?; Case study tells how distributors can save $1.2 million, and increase sales; Bacteria protect aphids from natural enemies