09-12-2013 11:09 AM | Australia

Beefing up foreign investment

Among north Australian cattle producers, 'foreign investment' is a popular concept.

Many in the game often argue the Top End beef industry was built from offshore funds, with contributions coming in the early 1900s from the likes of Lord Vestey.

While the Vestey business left Australia long ago, its legacy lives on with other major companies, which have foreign investors or are wholly foreign-owned, taking a stake in the beef sector.
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