OPINION: As pointed out in this column a while back, a new special agricultural trade envoy (SATE) has now been appointed…
Mandatory country of origin labelling (MCoOL) can often be used as a measure that raises doubts about imports, says Beef+Lamb NZ chief executive Sam McIvor.
Horticulture New Zealand's chief executive Mike Chapman is impressed by the level of enthusiasm for country of origin labelling (CoOL) seen in Australian government, business and consumer circles.
Giving consumers what they want ensures at least two things: that they’ll pay a premium for the product, and that it will sell out.
Submissions are now open on the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill until May 18 – with backing from NZ Pork and Horticulture NZ.