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South America makes good business sense for New Zealand and Australian companies

“Agriculture is a huge part of the business of South America,” said NZ Trade and Enterprise international market manager, Brendan Mahar. “For some NZ companies, it’s made a lot of sense to extend their pasture-based capabilities to different parts of the world. “Although, doing business in South America is not without its language, legal and local economic challenges.” Having Fonterra so well recognised has given other NZ companies the confidence to build their own South American links– Brendan…

Doing business in Chile – Dairy farming – Arable farming – Vineyards

The Chilean dairy farming production industry is characterised by a mix of high-tech and low-tech farms, and of confinement and pastoral systems. • Milk production systems in the Northern-central part of Chile are mostly based on confined animals fed irrigated lucerne and maize in cut and carry operations. • Temperate-type milk production systems are concentrated in the South of Chile. This is also where most of the country’s dairy cattle are situated; regions XIV, IX and X are home to 85% of dairy cattle.…
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