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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Meat

NZ meat reps head to EU for crunch FTA talks 22nd June 2022 /

NZ meat reps head to EU for crunch FTA talks

Meat Industry Association chief executive Sirma Karapeeva and Beef + Lamb New Zealand chief executive Sam McIvor will be in Brussels this week as negotiations between the European Union and New Zealand for a Free Trade Agreement enter a critical stage.


‘Weak’ EU access offer raises meat sector concerns 1st June 2022 /

‘Weak’ EU access offer raises meat sector concerns

MIA and B+LNZ raise concerns that the EU’s rhetoric on ambition is not being matched in an agreement governing agricultural access.


April record for red meat exports, headwinds gather 31st May 2022 /

April record for red meat exports, headwinds gather

New Zealand red meat exports hit a record $999.6m in April, up 16% on the same time last year according to the Meat Industry Association, which warned ongoing volatility in China indicates head winds in the coming months.


Dairy, beef, lamb exports rise in October 26th November 2021 /

Dairy, beef, lamb exports rise in October

The monthly value of goods exported in October 2021 rose to $5.3bn in October 2021, up 12% compared with the same month last year, according to Stats NZ.


Online butcher launches new site 11th March 2021 /

Online butcher launches new site

The Butcher’s Cart has launched a new website selling and delivering beef and lamb.


Covid, African Swine sees 14% decline in red meat exports 9th March 2021 /

Covid, African Swine sees 14% decline in red meat exports

New Zealand’s red meat exports fell to $743.3m in January 2021, a 14% drop on compared to the same month a year ago.


Halal skill shortage a challenge for meat sector 5th March 2021 /

Halal skill shortage a challenge for meat sector

A lack of skilled workers in the halal sector is presenting a challenge for New Zealand’s meat sector, says the Meat Industry Association.


High lamb, pork consumption linked to bowel cancer – study 24th November 2020

High lamb, pork consumption linked to bowel cancer – study

A new study out of the University of Otago looks at diet and how it could cause the disease.