4th October 2021 Awards / B+LNZ
The inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards has been delayed until early next year.
The global economic and foodservice recovery is underpinning strong demand, but the high Kiwi dollar will eat into export returns.
The government is investing $6.68m in a $16.7m genetics programme to lower the beef sector’s greenhouse gas emissions by delivering cows with a smaller environmental hoof-print.
Entries to the eight categories close on 27 August.
Farmers have supported the continuation of sheepmeat and beef levies which fund industry organisation Beef + Lamb NZ following a six yearly referendum.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand is confident US demand for meat protein will remain high through 2021 as demand from the recovering foodservice sector continues to challenge available supplies.
There are only two weeks to vote in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand 2021 sheepmeat and beef levy referendum.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has officially launched its new online employment hub, which it describes as a one-stop shop for farm owners and managers to assist them as employers.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand has reported strong growth and increased demand for grass-fed, pasture-raised beef and lamb in the US.
Food exporters have been warned not to fall back on a ‘business as usual’ approach following the disruption Covid-19 because there is more to come.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Taste Pure Nature brand has enlisted the services of US-based dietician and nutrition consultant Samantha Cassetty for World Earth Day.