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Non-alcoholic drinks biggest mover in May food prices 16th June 2021 /

Non-alcoholic drinks biggest mover in May food prices

Food price rose 0.4% in May compared with the month prior when rising prices for tomatoes and cucumbers contributed to a 1.1% jump, according to Stats NZ.


Meat, dairy sales volumes grow in Q1 10th June 2021

Meat, dairy sales volumes grow in Q1

Manufacturing sales volumes reached a record peak of $27bn in the March quarter, up 0.4% or $113m from the December 2020 quarter, according to Stats NZ.


Meat, dairy exports fall in March year 3rd June 2021 /

Meat, dairy exports fall in March year

Total exports of goods and services fell $14.3bn or 16.5%, to $72.6bn in the year ending March 2021, as visibility of the full Covid-19 affected year emerged, according to Stats NZ.


Dairy drags April exports 27th May 2021

Dairy drags April exports

In April 2021, the value of total goods exports rose 1.2% or $65m compared with April 2020, to $5.4bn.


Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down 26th May 2021 /

Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down

Higher retail spending on electronic items and outdoor recreational goods this summer helped boost overall spending in the March 2021 quarter, according to Stats NZ.


Sheep meat exports reach $4bn – Stats NZ 10th May 2021 /

Sheep meat exports reach $4bn – Stats NZ

The number of sheep in New Zealand in June 2020 was 26 million, down 3% on the same month in 2019, according to final agricultural production figures from Stats NZ.


Food prices flat in March – Stats NZ 16th April 2021

Food prices flat in March – Stats NZ

Food prices were flat in March 2021, falling 0.4% compared to February 2021, according to Stats NZ.


Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ 14th April 2021 /

Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ

Spending on grocery and liquor in March was down 3.3%, or $74m, from February 2021 levels, according to Stats NZ.


Food sector jobs down in Feb 30th March 2021 /

Food sector jobs down in Feb

Jobs in the accommodation and food services sectors were down 5.4% for February 2021.


Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter 19th March 2021 /

Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter

Goods exports were up $233m in the December quarter, driven by an increase in fish, crustaceans, and molluscs, as well as milk powder, butter and cheese, according to Stats NZ.


Food price inflation slows as value of meat, poultry, fish fall 12th March 2021

Food price inflation slows as value of meat, poultry, fish fall

Restaurant meals and foods such as Thai and Indian helped lift prices in Feb but it was the slowest growth for 18 months.


Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ 11th March 2021 /

Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ

Spending on food fell in February 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions, says Stats NZ.


Falling prices suppress dairy, meat manufacturing 10th March 2021 /

Falling prices suppress dairy, meat manufacturing

Dairy and meat product manufacturing fell 3.2% to $288m in the December 2020 quarter, says Stats NZ.


Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down 26th February 2021 /

Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down

It was the fifth consecutive month where dairy exports were less than the corresponding month a year ago.


Low prices push dairy, meat exports down 18th December 2020

Low prices push dairy, meat exports down

Stats NZ says NZ meat exporters were selling more for less.


Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall 14th December 2020 /

Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall

As air freight costs soared due to Covid-19 border closures, so did the price of exporting.


Stats NZ: September surge boosted by dairy, meat, grocery records 10th December 2020 /

Stats NZ: September surge boosted by dairy, meat, grocery records

Dairy and meat product manufacturing volumes, and wholesale grocery and liquor value saw huge lifts in the Sept quarter.


Dairy exports suffer 16% value hit 3rd December 2020

Dairy exports suffer 16% value hit

Both dairy and meat exports have taken a dive in the September quarter.


Value of food exports drop in Oct – Stats NZ 27th November 2020

Value of food exports drop in Oct – Stats NZ

Some dairy products were down $198m.


Supermarkets strong in record Q3 retail sales results 24th November 2020

Supermarkets strong in record Q3 retail sales results

NZ’s retail sector is on the road to recovery, according to the latest figures from Stats NZ.


Dairy producers pay falls 13% dip in Sept quarter – Stats NZ 19th November 2020

Dairy producers pay falls 13% dip in Sept quarter – Stats NZ

Gains made in the March and June quarters have been impacted by the fall.


Big businesses in NZ grow by almost 1000 30th October 2020

Big businesses in NZ grow by almost 1000

They’ve increased by 58% in over two decades.