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Tuesday 28 June 2022

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B+LNZ criticises govt’s “tsunami” of environmental policy reforms 10th June 2022

B+LNZ criticises govt’s “tsunami” of environmental policy reforms

The government’s release of the Indigenous Biodiversity National Policy Statement exposure draft legislation is badly timed and ill-considered, according to Beef + Lamb New Zealand.


B+LNZ to hit key export markets 20th May 2022

B+LNZ to hit key export markets

For the first time since Covid-19 travel restrictions were implemented, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s leaders will be heading to key export markets to advocate on behalf of New Zealand farmers.


Meat processing capacity picking up 22nd April 2022 /

Meat processing capacity picking up

Processing capacity at New Zealand’s plants is recovering as more people return to work after isolating or staying at home to look after family members due to Covid-19, according to meat industry stakeholders.


Further govt action needed on land use limits – B+LNZ 18th March 2022 /

Further govt action needed on land use limits – B+LNZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand is urging the government to put limits on the ability of fossil fuel companies to plant trees on productive farmland.


Omicron causes meat processing delays 11th March 2022 /

Omicron causes meat processing delays

Meat processors are under pressure and suffering delays because of Omicron absenteeism, according to the Meat Industry Association and Beef + Lamb New Zealand.


Watch: How alternative ag-emissions pricing works 18th February 2022 /

Watch: How alternative ag-emissions pricing works

Beef + Lamb New Zealand lays out its alternatives to the government’s emissions trading scheme.


Last call for Emissions Reduction Plan submission 23rd November 2021 /

Last call for Emissions Reduction Plan submission

Submissions for the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan must be lodged by tomorrow, Wednesday 24 November.


B+LNZ, ANZCO collab boosts grass-fed beef sales in Beijing 18th November 2021 /

B+LNZ, ANZCO collab boosts grass-fed beef sales in Beijing

A Beef + Lamb New Zealand and ANZCO Foods co-branded marketing campaign has lifted sales of New Zealand grass-fed beef in China.


B+LNZ awards finalists unveiled 5th November 2021 /

B+LNZ awards finalists unveiled

Spring Valley Enterprises, AgResearch, and a Silver Fern Farms booking app are among 24 finalists in the inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards.


B+LNZ delays inaugural awards 4th October 2021 /

B+LNZ delays inaugural awards

The inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards has been delayed until early next year.


Production falls, NZ$ to drag red meat exports to $8bn – B+LNZ 30th September 2021 /

Production falls, NZ$ to drag red meat exports to $8bn – B+LNZ

The global economic and foodservice recovery is underpinning strong demand, but the high Kiwi dollar will eat into export returns.


B+LNZ, MPI in $16.7m ‘green’ beef programme 8th September 2021 /

B+LNZ, MPI in $16.7m ‘green’ beef programme

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.


Nominations open for inaugural B+LNZ awards 16th July 2021

Nominations open for inaugural B+LNZ awards

Entries to the eight categories close on 27 August.


Yes vote for Beef + Lamb NZ levy 14th July 2021

Yes vote for Beef + Lamb NZ levy

Farmers have supported the continuation of sheepmeat and beef levies which fund industry organisation Beef + Lamb NZ following a six yearly referendum.


B+LNZ upbeat on US demand 9th July 2021

B+LNZ upbeat on US demand

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.


B+LNZ levy referendum vote deadline looms 28th June 2021

B+LNZ levy referendum vote deadline looms

There are only two weeks to vote in the Beef + Lamb New Zealand 2021 sheepmeat and beef levy referendum.


B+LNZ launches employment hub 16th June 2021

B+LNZ launches employment hub

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 sees strong 2020 US performance 10th June 2021

Beef + Lamb sees strong 2020 US performance

Beef + Lamb New Zealand has reported strong growth and increased demand for grass-fed, pasture-raised beef and lamb in the US.


Global disruptions mean death of ‘business as usual’ for exporters – B+LNZ 5th May 2021 /

Global disruptions mean death of ‘business as usual’ for exporters – B+LNZ

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.


B+LNZ’s Taste Pure Nature enlists US dietician for Earth Day 23rd April 2021 /

B+LNZ’s Taste Pure Nature enlists US dietician for Earth Day

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.