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Partnership helps to set New Zealand beef apart from the competition

20 July 2015
A partnership between Beef + Lamb New Zealand and a restaurant chain in Taiwan is helping to open consumers' eyes to the nutritional benefits of grass-fed New Zealand beef.

FTAs delivering for New Zealand sheep and beef farmers

15 July 2015
Analysis by Beef + Lamb New Zealand shows that New Zealand's free trade agreements delivered tariff savings of $161 million on the nation's sheep and beef sector exports in 2014 – and the amount is set to grow as tariffs continue to reduce and export volumes grow.

Weaker NZ dollar helps lift value of meat exports

14 July 2015
Beef + Lamb New Zealand compiles lamb, mutton and beef export statistics for the country. The following is a summary of the first nine months of the 2014-15 meat export season (1 October 2014 to 30 June 2015).

Register now for September levy vote

9 July 2015
As the date for this year's sheep and beef levy referendum draws closer, farmers are being encouraged to check they're registered to vote.
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Top performing sheep farmers & industry leaders celebrated

1 July 2015
Sheep farmers have celebrated the top performers in their industry at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards in Invercargill tonight.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand seeks beef industry ambassador

23 June 2015
Do you have what it takes to represent New Zealand beef on the world stage?

Beef + Lamb New Zealand not able to progress joint market development model

17 June 2015
Beef + Lamb New Zealand won't be progressing a joint market development model with meat processors in the next commodity levy cycle, from 2016-2022.

Consistency of New Zealand lamb is second to none

10 June 2015
Peter Gordon ONZM has been an ambassador chef for New Zealand lamb in the UK market since 1998. He credits the success of the 17-year partnership to the product itself.
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