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Red meat exports top $3bn in Q1 – MIA 17th May 2022 /

Red meat exports top $3bn in Q1 – MIA

Quarterly exports up 17% year on year, however March picture mixed as China restrictions continue and processors struggle with staffing at home.


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.


Omicron hits supply but high prices drive value of red meat exports up 21% 28th March 2022 /

Omicron hits supply but high prices drive value of red meat exports up 21%

Strong international prices pushed the value of New Zealand’s meat exports over $1.1bn in February, up 21% on the same month last year, according to the Meat Industry Association. The MORE »


Red meat values up, volumes down – MIA 15th March 2022 /

Red meat values up, volumes down – MIA

New Zealand red meat values remained strong in January despite pressure on export volumes.


MIA awards 2022 scholarships 15th February 2022 /

MIA awards 2022 scholarships

Seven new scholarships have been awarded to young people considering a career in the red meat and exporting sectors.


Value over volume drives record meat exports to $10bn – MIA   4th February 2022 /

Value over volume drives record meat exports to $10bn – MIA  

New Zealand’s red meat exports reached $10bn in 2021 despite Covid challenges and some softening in the major China market, says the Meat Industry Association.


Red meat exports jump 27% – MIA 10th December 2021 /

Red meat exports jump 27% – MIA

The value of New Zealand’s red meat sector exports reached $693m during October, a 27% increase year-on-year, according to the Meat Industry Association.


Halal-certified red meat exports up 13% 25th November 2021 /

Halal-certified red meat exports up 13%

Halal-certified red meat exports increased 13% during the 2020-21 season with most product going to non-Muslim markets, says the Meat Industry Association.


MIA scholarship applications open 8th November 2021 /

MIA scholarship applications open

The Meat Industry Association has opened applications for its 2022 scholarships.


July red meat exports jump 29% 3rd September 2021 /

July red meat exports jump 29%

New Zealand exported red meat and co-products worth $870m during July 2021 – a 29% increase on the same month last year, according to the latest analysis from the Meat Industry Association.


MIA launches worker shortage campaign 6th August 2021 /

MIA launches worker shortage campaign

The Meat Industry Association has launched a campaign to help address the industry’s chronic shortage of employees – currently standing at around 2,000 people.


June red meat exports close to $1bn 3rd August 2021

June red meat exports close to $1bn

Exports from the New Zealand red meat sector reached $937m in June, up 16% year-on-year, according to the Meat Industry Association.


MIA calls for halal butchers visa category 19th July 2021 /

MIA calls for halal butchers visa category

Government changes to some essential skills visa will help ease some of the pressure on the red meat sector’s migrant workforce but a permanent solution is needed, according to the Meat MORE »


May meat exports top $877m 8th July 2021

May meat exports top $877m

New Zealand exported red meat and co-products worth $877m during May, according to the latest analysis from the Meat Industry Association.


April red meat sector exports stable at $863m 8th June 2021 /

April red meat sector exports stable at $863m

New Zealand red meat exports remained steady in April with a total of $863m worth of meat and co-products exported to global markets, according to the latest analysis from MIA.


Red meat exports top $1bn as China recovery gains momentum… 10th May 2021

Red meat exports top $1bn as China recovery gains momentum…

China’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic helped lift red meat exports over $1bn in March 2021, says the Meat Industry Association.


Red meat exports steady at $907m 6th April 2021

Red meat exports steady at $907m

New Zealand red meat exports for February 2021 reached $906.7m, says the Meat Industry Association.


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.


MIA awards 11 scholarships 24th February 2021 /

MIA awards 11 scholarships

The association awarded undergraduates $5k per year and post-graduates $10k per year.


Applications open for MIA scholarships 12th November 2020

Applications open for MIA scholarships

The 2021 Meat Industry Association Scholarships are now open for application.