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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.

Nov 25, 2020

Tim Hunt, Sandy Chen, and Hayden Higgins discuss how e-commerce sales channels for fresh produce in China are changing the pathway to consumers. They discuss how this channel will continue to grow as well as the drivers behind this growth, and provide some food for thought on how to approach.

Nov 24, 2020

Livestock demand was the driving force behind high local grain prices over recent years. Given that 2020/21 will bring rain and renewed pasture growth for so many regions, Dennis Voznesenski catches up with Angus Gidley-Baird to assess the feed grain demand outlook for 2020/21 and beyond. 

Nov 17, 2020

Plant-based meat substitutes are a rapidly growing segment in an established and large consumer food market, attracting significant investments and consumer acceptance in recent years. Cheryl Kalisch Gordon and Dennis Voznesenski discuss the potential implications for grains, oilseeds, and pulse sectors globally,...

Nov 15, 2020

Hayden Higgins talks with Blake Holgate about his latest report on the emerging trend of sustainable finance and the opportunities this could create for New Zealand’s agricultural sector. Blake outlines the current barriers to sustainable agricultural finance, what New Zealand needs to do to overcome these, and the...

Nov 12, 2020

Now that the peaks have passed, Michael Harvey and Emma Higgins catch up to walk through how the milk production season has shaped up in both New Zealand and Australia. Spoiler alert: both sectors are in good shape.