PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
The Meat Industry Association (MIA) says the latest tariff-rate quota (TRQ) proposal from Britain and the EU is absolute nonsense, is unnecessary and is premature.
Farmers and meat processors are welcoming the conclusion of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) negotiations in Tokyo.
The red meat sector is celebrating a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling upholding the initial findings of a New Zealand-led dispute against Indonesia on a range of agricultural non-tariff barriers.
The ability to send blood products and serum to China is “absolutely” important, says Tim Ritchie, Meat Industry Association (MIA) chief executive.
Ten meat plants have begun a six-month trial of sending chilled beef and sheep meat to China, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.
The recent short-lived ban on Brazilian beef by its major customers is unlikely to increase demand for New Zealand products.
Beef+Lamb NZ’s new red meat marketing strategy results from a step-up in collaboration by the wider red meat sector, says Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.
China, the broader Asian region and the Indian subcontinent hold untapped opportunities for the red meat sector, say Meat Industry Association chief executive Tim Ritchie.