Posts tagged "lamb"

NZ terms of trade at new record high

[1 March/Radio NZ] Due to record lamb and butter prices, New Zealand’s purchasing power with the rest of the world has improved. Official figures have shown the quantity of imports that can be bought with a given quantity of exports rose by 0.8 percent in the December quarter. Export prices rose 4.9 percent mainly due...

Best lamb has to meet exacting standards

[12 September/ Business Day] Farmers are having to become even more understanding of what consumers want from their lamb products in order to succeed in the marketplace. Lamb farmer Hugh Akers grows Perendale lambs on his farm near Palmerston North. Although the supermarkets where his lambs end up in are located more than 19,000 kilometres...