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Rabobank's RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team has 85 analysts working in local teams across the worldwide Rabobank network. They generate knowledge, and develop views and insights on businesses, topics and developments in the food & agribusiness sectors across the globe. All analysts have their own sector specialisations—ranging from meat and fish to dairy, vegetables, fruit and floriculture, coffee and cocoa.

Jul 18, 2019

Emma Higgins and Blake Holgate discuss where the EU-NZ FTA negotiation process is currently at, and what some opportunities and concessions might look like for New Zealand's dairy industry.


Jul 14, 2019

What does the second half of 2019 have in store for New Zealand sheepmeat prices? In part one of this two-part series focusing on New Zealand’s red meat outlook for the remainder of 2019, Blake Holgate & Emma Higgins discuss whether sheepmeat prices will be able to match last year's record levels. Part two, the...


Jul 10, 2019

What can McDonald’s teach us about a social licence to operate? Tim Hunt and Wes Lefroy explore the company’s surprising history; the way it tackled waste, obesity, deforestation, and animal welfare; and the lessons for farmers and food companies facing the same challenges today.

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Jul 3, 2019

An analysis of what was (not) agreed upon at the recent G20 summit, the impact of the US-China trade war on the real economy, and why we're still heading towards a difficult end game for Australian and NZ agriculture. Tim Hunt, Head of RaboResearch in Australia and NZ, enlists Michael Every, Rabobank’s...


Jul 2, 2019

Against the backdrop of other glyphosate-related events, Australia’s first glyphosate-related court case was confirmed in June. Wes Lefroy is joined by Cheryl Kalisch Gordon to discuss the potential implications for Australian farmers.