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Silver Fern Farms To Halve Coal Use

Friday, 1 October 2021, 10:15 am | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms welcomes $1 million co-funding from the Government Investment in Decarbonising Industry (GIDI) Fund for a $2.6 million coal-out project at its Pareora processing site, south of Timaru, as a significant boost to achieve the company’s ... More >>

Enviromark diamond certification for Silver Fern Farms

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 9:22 am | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms has achieved Toitū enviromark diamond certification, the highest New Zealand-based environmental certification. This represents another important step in Silver Fern Farms’ commitment to playing a leadership role in driving sustainability ... More >>

Co-operative Calls For Board Appointed Farmer Director

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 12:53 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Dunedin Thursday 29th July 2021: Applications for Silver Fern Farms Co-operative’s next Board Appointed Farmer Director are open. Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Chairman Rob Hewett said the new role opens up a directorship opportunity on the Co-operative ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Commits To Its Course For A Sustainable Future

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 5:34 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Net Carbon Zero Certified* Beef, Regenerative Agriculture and the elimination of coal by 2030; today, Silver Fern Farms has committed to several bold initiatives to drive its vision of being the world’s most successful and sustainable grass-fed ... More >>

Silver Fern Farmers Celebrate First Anniversary Of Helping To ‘Meat The Need’ Across New Zealand

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 5:22 am | Silver Fern Farms

As Meat the Need’s founding partner, Silver Fern Farms is pleased to celebrate the first anniversary of the charity. The milestone provides an opportunity to reflect on Meet the Need’s success to date in delivering over 410,000 nutritious red meat ... More >>

‘Silver Fern Farms Creates Opportunities For Young People To Succeed In The Red Meat Industry’

Monday, 10 May 2021, 3:44 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms will launch their search for the future stars of the red meat industry in the coming weeks, with applications opening for the Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships and the Silver Fern Farms Graduate Career Programme. Since 2017 ... More >>

Rob Hewett Appointed Silver Fern Farms Co-op Chair

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 2:06 pm | Silver Fern Farms

At the Co-operative’s Annual Meeting on 29 April, Richard Young announced that he was standing down as Co-operative Chair to facilitate transition to the next generation of Silver Fern Farms Co-operative leaders. To bridge this transition period, the ... More >>

‘Directors Returned To Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Board’

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 4:37 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Rob Hewett Rob Hewett, Co-Chair of Silver Fern Farms Limited has been re-elected to the Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Limited’s Board of Directors. Gabrielle Thompson, who was a Board Appointed Director, has also been elected to the Co-operative Board ... More >>

‘Silver Fern Farms Approved For Eeca Co-funding To Accelerate Decarbonisation’

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 11:31 am | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms will halve its coal consumption after receiving co-funding from Government for major coal reduction projects at two of its processing sites. Minister of Energy and Resources Dr Megan Woods made the announcement today as part of the ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Responds To Dynamic Global Trading Environment With Strong Performance

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 3:41 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms Co-operative has reported a net profit after tax of $32.4m for the 2020 financial year. Its investment, Silver Fern Farms Limited, reported a net profit after tax of $65.4m in the same period. Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Chairman ... More >>


Monday, 1 February 2021, 1:44 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Dunedin 1 February 2021: Nominations are now open for two farmer-elected Board positions on the Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Board. Directors Fiona Hancox and Rob Hewett retire by rotation at the Co-operative’s 2021 Annual Meeting. Rob Hewett has advised ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Celebrates Plate To Pasture Award Winners

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 5:02 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Brent and Kara Lilley of Coromandel Agriculture Ltd named Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Award winners for 2020 The Lilleys produce beef on their 400ha Coromandel farm A new award the Plate to Pasture Food Challenge was awarded to the Gray family ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Helps Kiwis Share The Love With Friends And Family In The US This Christmas

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 2:48 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is making it easy for Kiwis to share a taste of New Zealand with their US friends and family this Christmas. By ordering from its newly-launched US website , Kiwis can still send Silver Fern Farms’ premium ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Awards Additional Youth Scholarships In Light Of Covid Crisis

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 9:49 am | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms has announced their Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships recipients for 2020, adding two additional scholarships this year, on top of the six normally offered, to strengthen their support for the industry through the challenges presented ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms, Marx Foods, And Beef + Lamb Collaborate To Launch Online Delivery Sampler Boxes

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 1:18 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Dunedin Thursday 27 August 2020: Silver Fern Farms , in collaboration with their long time US distribution partner Marx Foods , and Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ), are launching a line of Angus beef sampler boxes for online purchase in the US. The ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Declare Dividend And Patronage Reward

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 4:15 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Dunedin Thursday 23 July 2020: Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Limited has declared a dividend and patronage reward for shareholders totaling $7.9 million. The decision comes following receipt of a cash dividend of $12.4 million to the Co-operative from ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Now Available Direct To Customers With New Gourmet Direct Partnership

Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:14 am | Silver Fern Farms

18 May 2020 - Silver Fern Farms’ full retail range of natural, grass-fed, premium red meat products are now available to be ordered online and delivered direct to consumers across New Zealand thanks to a new partnership with Gourmet Direct, a nationwide ... More >>

Silver Fern Farms Searches For Food Heroes As Plate To Pasture Youth Scholarships 2020 Launch

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 4:24 pm | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms welcomes applications for the Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships for 2020. Silver Fern Farms Chief Executive Simon Limmer says the scholarship programme reiterates the commitment Silver Fern Farms has to developing young people and their ... More >>

Silver Fern Farmers help ‘Meat the Need’ across New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 11:11 am | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms is delighted to have the opportunity as founding sponsor of new charity, Meat the Need, to enable its farmers across New Zealand to donate meat locally to those who need it most, especially at this challenging time. Following the pilot ... More >>

New Independent Director For Silver Fern Farms

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 7:12 am | Silver Fern Farms

Tim Gibson has been appointed to the Board of Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Limited as an Independent Director. Co-operative Chair Richard Young said the Tim Gibson’s global food sector experience, and affinity to the co-operative model would be an ... More >>