Trade barriers and opportunities in a challenging international market
Trade barriers have been an increasing concern to business leaders across the globe, but there are also opportunities to enter new markets. We study Canadian food producers access to the...
Building sustainability into food production
HLB’s Chris Solt argues for the importance of building sustainability into food production and why it needs to be a top priority for the food sector.
Innovation in the Food and Beverage industry: The push and pull of consumer engagement
Consumer demand for new products is the primary driver for food and beverage innovation. We explore the industry trends that drive customer engagement.
Executing transfer pricing strategies for NHI in Indonesia
How HLB Indonesia helped NHI, one of China’s largest agriculture businesses, overcame culture and language barriers to comply with transfer pricing regulcation.
Enjoying the hot European summer? Here’s why farmers are hoping for rain!
While most of us enjoy the hot European summer, farmers are hoping for rain. What effect does the heatwave have on the agriculture sector?
Netherlands: Agricultural VAT exemptions to be abolished?
The Dutch tax regime exempts farmers from paying VAT. It is likely that these exemptions will be abolished as per 1 January 2018.
ACTing out: Canadian government invests $25m in green agriculture
Canada’s government is investing $25m in green agriculture. What does this mean for your business?
Salute! DiVino Management introduces itself to Verona
DiVino Management – a network of skilled professionals serving the wine sector – introduced itself to Verona with a successful conference titled ‘For a winemaking business that aims at excellence’....
Small is beautiful: Why smaller firms have an edge in the food and beverage industry
One field in which smaller firms have an advantage over their larger rivals is the food and beverage industry. It all comes down to simple economics: Owing to economies of...
A healthy future: Increased health-consciousness drives changein the food and beverage industry
Consumers are becoming increasingly health-conscious, and not too soon. As a nation, the U.S. has become progressively less healthy, and the food and beverage industry has been a major contributor....
How do you like them apples? China’s dominance forces Canada’s apple growers to experiment with new varieties
China dominates the apple juice export market. Unable to compete, Canada’s apple growers have been forced to adapt to changing circumstances.