Monday, April 22, 2024

Meat Industry Assoc.


New opportunities for NZ beef as US cuts herd 

New opportunities for NZ beef as US cuts herd 

Neal WallaceDec 15, 2023
NZ’s export quota to the US has not been filled for several years.

Red meat sector seeks ‘proper adult conversation’ about India

BusinessDeskAug 8, 2023
Fast-growing economy is not a market NZ can ignore, says MIA.

MIA supports Kiwis Backing Farmers campaign

Farmers WeeklyMar 20, 2023
Only way to deliver better outcomes for environment and economy ‘is to work with farmers’.

Slow start for red meat exports

Neal WallaceMar 10, 2023
Low returns for most markets – including a 26% slump in UK returns.


Brazil’s mad cow woes could benefit NZ

Brazil’s mad cow woes could benefit NZ

Neal WallaceFeb 27, 2023
South American country’s beef sales to China suspended while case is investigated.
Red meat exports 13% better in 2022

Red meat exports 13% better in 2022

Farmers WeeklyFeb 10, 2023
However, the relaxation of China’s covid-19 policy has also created some uncertainty in the market.
Halal butcher move a good ‘first step’

Halal butcher move a good ‘first step’

Farmers WeeklyDec 14, 2022
Addition of specialist Muslim meat processors to Green List welcomed
Red meat returns up for September but prices easing

Red meat returns up for September but prices easing

Neal WallaceNov 11, 2022
Exports of red meat and co-products in September were worth $777 million, a 21% increase on last year.
MIA annual report a tribute to whole sector

MIA annual report a tribute to whole sector

Allan BarberSep 29, 2022
The importance of the industry to the NZ economy borne out by export figures.
Fate of halal butchers uncertain

Fate of halal butchers uncertain

Neal WallaceAug 25, 2022
As skilled workers, trained Fijian butchers not covered by recent wage amnesty.
Industry welcomes easing in immigration settings

Industry welcomes easing in immigration settings

Neal WallaceAug 22, 2022
Meat works to gain from skilled migrant wage relief.
Wage relief for meat works takes edge off

Wage relief for meat works takes edge off

Neal WallaceAug 11, 2022
Immigration Minister’s announcement welcomed by industry under strain.
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Nathan Guy appointed chair of Meat Industry Association

Farmers WeeklyJun 27, 2022
Nathan Guy will take over as chair of the Meat Industry Association, replacing John Loughlin. Loughlin will finish…
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Long tail to processing season

Neal WallaceApr 21, 2022
The meat processing season could be up to 12 weeks longer than last year, prolonged by multiple and unexpected challenges.
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MIA calls for special visa for halal butchers

Neal WallaceDec 14, 2021
An expected announcement of Government approved border exemption for 15 foreign halal butchers, has been slated by the meat industry which says it needs three times that number.