Founders of the world's largest pasta company, Italy's Barilla family, have paid $25 million to buy a South Island dairy farm from Federated Farmers dairy chairman Willy Leferink and his wife Jeanet.
The Auckland-based company Fonterra Cooperative Group which is also the world's biggest dairy exporter bought 3 million shares at A$4.89 apiece, to increase its stake in Bega to 9.06 percent.
Earlier this month it had acquired 9.3 million shares at A$4.95 each, at a time when Bega was mixed up in the takeover battle for Victoria diary producer Warrnambool Cheese & Butter.
Online retail giant Amazon has recently unveiled its new virtual currency - dubbed 'Amazon Coins' - in the UK and Germany. The move implies that users will be able to buy apps and in-app purchases on Amazon's Kindle Fire line of tablets using the new virtual currency.
In a recent announcement, Volvo has confirmed that its high-performance V60 Polestar will be made available for sale in the UK. According to Volvo, the V60 Polestar is scheduled for launch in the UK in June 2014. The pricing of the vehicle, however, still remains undisclosed.
On Thursday, Virgin Media commenced the rollout of its TV Anywhere on-demand and live streaming television service for its customers using Android devices. The availability of Virgin Media's TV Anywhere on-demand app for Android implies that the service is now available on the Apple iOS devices as well as across a number of Android smartphones and tablets.
Few of the minor political parties today, came together to obstruct any effort by the Government to overrule decision on pricing for the Chorus’s old copper broadband network.
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