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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.