Beef group aims to be big player

Beef group aims to be big player

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[27 February, Rural News]

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Executive Director Ruaraidh Petre states that New Zealand farmers excel due to their willingness to innovate and ability to accept change. There are currently 22 countries involved in the international organisation which is setting its sights on increasing animal welfare standards as well as continued improvement towards sustainability. An affiliated New Zealand roundtable was set up last year and its members include ANZCO, Beef+Lamb NZ, Fonterra Co-operative Group and Silver Fern Farms along with other companies and farms. Mr Petre is particularly impressed with how far advanced our animal welfare standards are compared to other countries

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