Tuesday, 19 February 2019 07:25

Meat tariff whammy?

With a no-deal Brexit looming, NZ meat exporters face the prospect of paying tariffs twice on product going from the UK to the EU.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 09:45

Where are the women?

The New Zealand meat sector has come under fire online for its leaders’ lack of diversity.

Published in General News

The meat industry is short of about 2000 workers, a gap needing filling by much more than just signing up foreign workers.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:20

Meaty matters for NZ

New moves are afoot, this month, to try to resolve the issue of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) which will threaten New Zealand sheepmeat exports to Europe when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) next year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 12:59

ANZCO changes hands

ANZCO FOODS is to become 100% owned by its long-time Japanese major shareholder Itoham Foods.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 13:55

Iran comes back for more

A trial shipment of frozen lamb to Iran, sent earlier this year, has led to another order on the Wellington exporter, Taylor Preston.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 12:55

$600m in NZ meat industry takeovers

Almost $600 million flowed into the meat industry from outside New Zealand in the last 18 months.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:55

Chinese chilled meat trial starts

Ten meat plants have begun a six-month trial of sending chilled beef and sheep meat to China, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 10:55

Affco’s value-added foray into China

Meat company Affco has shipped 33,000 consumer packs of premium beef to China -- its first foray into the lucrative value-added market.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:55

Focus on the consumer – farmer

In ten years, red meat production will start with the consumer and we need to look now at what the consumer will be wanting, says the general manager of Whangara Farms, Richard Scholefield.

Published in General News
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