Agribusiness

This category can only be viewed by members. To view this category, sign up by purchasing Individual Subscription or Corporate Subscription.

The challenges of investing in Papua New Guinea agriculture

Papua New Guinea’s agricultural industries have great potential but operators have to learn to fend for themselves. That was the message at the 35th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo in Port Moresby.
To access this post, you must purchase Individual Subscription or Corporate Subscription.

Read More

Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry should focus on more profitable niches

The coffee industry in Papua New Guinea is dealing with unusually low prices and poor production levels but there are significant opportunities, especially in commodity and speciality coffees. That was the view of speakers at the 2019 National Coffee Industry Symposium in Port Moresby.
To access this post, you must purchase Individual Subscription or Corporate Subscription.

Read More

A tenfold increase in production shows the way forward for fresh produce from Papua New Guinea’s Highlands

Working with local farmers to get the fundamentals right has led to massive production increases for fresh produce business Hilans Fres in Papua New Guinea's Western Highlands Province. Advisor Paul Browne explains how it's been achieved.
Read More

Innovative Agro Industry planning four new agricultural projects in 2019

After the successful launch of its first dairy farm and the 9 Mile Highlands Produce Depot last year, Innovative Agro Industry has four major expansion projects underway for 2019. Business Development Manager, Gallit Tamir, tells Business Advantage PNG, they include a second dairy farm, a frozen French fries processing plant, and large-scale coffee, cocoa, grain, stock feed processing and poultry production projects.
Read More
advertisment

‘Fundamental change’ needed with Papua New Guinea state-owned enterprises

Kumul Consolidated Holdings, the holding company for Papua New Guinea’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs), has released its Year in Review. It says that 2018 has been ‘particularly difficult and challenging’ for the country's SOEs and that a fundamental change is necessary if the enterprises are to expand.
Read More

Coffee Industry Corporation proposes new 10-year plan to arrest industry decline

Papua New Guinea's Coffee Industry Corporation is working on a new 10-year strategy. Steven Tumae, General Manager of Industry and Operations at the CIC tells Business Advantage PNG that the new strategy is necessary to address problems in what is a deteriorating industry sector.
Read More

How New Britain Palm Oil turns sustainability into profitability

New Britain Palm Oil has turned its philosophy of sustainable production into profits, according to Ian Orrell, Group Head of Sustainability. Speaking at the Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference in Brisbane, he warned of the need to improve the palm oil industry's global reputation.
Read More

Papua New Guinea PM Peter O’Neill says deals on resources projects will be fair to all stakeholders

In an interview with Business Advantage PNG's Andrew Wilkins, the Prime Minister Peter O'Neill says he is looking for deals in LNG and mining projects that will benefit all parties. In the first of a two part series, O'Neill says his government is investing to diversify the economy.
Read More