Posts tagged "Deer Indusrty New Zealand"

Confidence drives deer farmers

[14 May/Farmers Weekly] Confidence was driving the rebuild of New Zealand’s deer herd after one of the industry’s best seasons ever. Existing deer blocks were being expanded and subdivided to run more stock, feeding systems were being upgraded and more weaners were being kept for breeding. The South Island venison price was $11 per kilogram...

Many lessons from Cervena in Europe trial

[20 October/ Deer Industry New Zealand Release] According to Deer Industry New Zealand, a trial promotion of Cervena venison in the Netherlands has gone down well with many chefs and their customers. Deer Industry New Zealand Passion2Profit Manager, Innes Moffat said the venison was sold as a spring-summer grilling item to around 1,200 Dutch restaurants,...

Deer ‘aphrodisiac’ left out of Korean Free Trade Agreement

[23 March/ Business Day] Deer velvet, which represents 15 percent of the export value of the New Zealand deer industry, has been excluded from the South Korea Free Trade Agreement. Up to 100 percent of deer velvet exports have gone to South Korea in the past, but the market has developed in other Asian nations,...

NZ venison rebranded in Europe

[15 May/ Radio New Zealand Rural] While competition from cheaper European deer meat has resulted in New Zealand sales declining over the past few years, the largest food service distributor in Netherlands, Hanos, has commenced a promotion that aims to differentiate New Zealand venison from the game meat trade by renaming and packaging it in...