Agribusiness

Graincorp announces new CEO

Diversified agribusiness names Mark Palmquist as new chief following international search.

Abbott is right to follow Gillard's jobs plan

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In truth, Australia has both an unemployment crisis and a labour shortage at the same time. But immigration can help solve the problem.

How much is Penfolds worth?

How important is Australia's most famous winery to Treasury Wine Estates as the group fields bids from foreign equity groups?

Dairy industry backs Coles, Woolworths on milk pricing

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Sector heavyweights speak out against Barnaby Joyce, ACCC campaigning.

ADM profit more than doubles in Q2

Recovering US grain exports boost result, revenue edges down.

New Forests cuts itself out of timber firm bid

RMS appears to have jumped into pole position to buy Forest Enterprises Australia.

Aust is not Asia's food bowl: Joyce

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Barnaby Joyce says labelling Australia as food bowl of Asia could damage agriculture sector.

Elders unveils ambitious growth plan

Agribusiness group targets $60m EBITDA by 2017.

Agriculture on wish list for significant investor visa holders

Morgan Stanley says its SIV clients, mainly Chinese nationals, are keen to acquire agriculture assets such as dairy farms.

A bleak year awaits Aussie farming families

Times have never been tougher for Australia’s farming families, and with earnings likely to fall significantly this year agribusinesses are hanging on for dear life.

Bright Food chases Aust takeovers

Chinese food and beverage giant interested in dairy and wine buys in Australia.

Elders confirms several approaches

Agribusiness received informal, confidential approaches but no live proposal from PEP.

Visit sewed seed for Olam grain purchase

A visit to a grain terminal in 2008 eventually inspired Mitsubishi’s latest acquisition in Australia.

Scott abattoir sold as sector consolidates

The GM Scott business has been sold to a group that wants to boost exports to new markets, as the agribusiness sector consolidates to meet Asian demand.

Gina Rinehart expands into cattle farming

The nation's richest person is investing in the agribusiness sector for the first time.

Australia's biggest abalone farm sold to feed Asian bowls

Craig Mostyn nabs Great Southern Waters.

Far out Brussels sprout

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Three great families underpin Australia’s Brussels sprout industry. Each in its own way has beaten the odds to cultivate a healthy business in a tough sector.

Treasury Wine staves off takeover threat

CEO Michael Clarke indicates he is seeking to fix the business, not entertain takeover offers.

Mitsubishi buys into Olam grain operations

Giant Japanese conglomerate invests $68m to take 80 per cent of Olam Grains Australia.

Takeover talk buoys GrainCorp stock

Rumours of a takeover of GrainCorp continue to lift the grain handler’s share price.

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