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ASF Threat in Phillipines brings disease risk close to home

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Pork

Farmers are being reminded to review biosecurity precautions – particularly around international travel and visitors – after a possible outbreak of African Swine Fever was identified in the Philippines at the end of last week. More >>

Decades of Rural Experience for New NZ Pork Chair

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 1:38 pm | New Zealand Pork

NZ Pork has appointed former Southland MP Eric Roy as Chair of a new board of directors, as the industry-good body positions itself to face key challenges for New Zealand’s commercial pig farming industry. More >>

Kiwi Ingenuity a Stand-Out at This Year’s Pork Awards

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:45 am | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand’s creative culinary ingenuity shone bright at The Orange in Auckland last night, where a mix of local farmers, butchers, retailers and industry leaders gathered to celebrate the winners of the eleventh annual Pork, Bacon and Ham Awards. More >>

NZ Pig Farmers Commitment to Environmental Stewardship

Monday, 19 October 2015, 3:15 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand pig farmers commitment to environmental stewardship has been endorsed by Environment Canterbury (ECan). More >>

New Zealand Pork industry pushes for Country of Origin label

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 2:45 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand consumers want to know where their food comes from and NZPork believes they have a right to that information, CEO of NZPork, Owen Symmans told the Primary Production Select Committee today (this week). “Many New Zealanders believe that ... More >>

100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition Judging Underway

Friday, 19 July 2013, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Pork

The judging for the 2013 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition is taking place today at the WelTec School of Hospitality, Wellington. A panel of 33 judges, made up of leading chefs, food connoisseurs and master butchers, have gathered to discover ... More >>

PSA Report Shows Need For Collaboration

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Pork

PSA Report Shows Need For Collaboration Media Release: For immediate release NZPork has welcomed the findings of an independent report on PSA, saying it highlights some fundamental issues in terms of setting and implementing border standards, including ... More >>

Game on – Who Crafts the Best 100% NZ Bacon & Ham?

Monday, 21 May 2012, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Pork

The 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition is calling for entries to find New Zealand’s best makers of bacon and ham. From the tastiest rasher to the most succulent slice of ham, the competition attracts butchers and retailers nationwide to put their craft ... More >>

New Zealand Pork launches ‘The Extraordinary Kitchen’

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand Pork launches ‘The Extraordinary Kitchen’ targeting foodie consumers Innovative online initiative uses Facebook and YouTube to ‘up the ante’ on the New Zealand pork industry More >>

New Zealand Pork seeks new CEO

Friday, 10 February 2012, 5:29 pm | New Zealand Pork

After almost six years at New Zealand Pork, CEO Sam McIvor is leaving the role. More >>

Consumers urged to buy New Zealand pork these holidays

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 11:30 am | New Zealand Pork

Christmas ham shoppers received a stern reminder from NZPork today to be wary of poorly labelled imported ham. More >>

Christchurch butchery awarded best ham in the land

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 12:38 pm | New Zealand Pork

A honey manuka smoked leg of ham from a boutique butchery in Canterbury has today been crowned the most tasty, tender and overall best ham in the country in the inaugural 100% New Zealand Ham Competition. More >>

New Zealand Pork Appoints New Chairman

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Pork

Ian Carter has been elected as the new Board Chairman for New Zealand Pork. With former Chairman Chris Trengrove indicating his intention to step down as a director in 2012, the appointment of Carter will allow a smooth handing over of the reigns. ... More >>

New Zealand Bacon competition winners announced

Friday, 5 August 2011, 12:47 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand's best bacon has been revealed following the 100% New Zealand Bacon Competition. The competition celebrates the best-of-the-best of New Zealand bacon made from 100% New Zealand pork, PigCare Accredited. More >>

100% New Zealand Bacon Competition Winners Announced

Thursday, 4 August 2011, 3:49 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand’s best bacon has been revealed following the 100% New Zealand Bacon Competition. The competition celebrates the best-of-the-best of New Zealand bacon, made from 100% New Zealand pork, PigCare Accredited. The Cabernet Foods Ltd 100% ... More >>

Pigs under threat from imported disease

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 5:41 pm | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand Pork is deeply concerned about new MAF standards issued today (13 April 2011) that relax biosecurity around imported pork. It says that not only could the lower standards undo the historic welfare code embraced by the industry in December, ... More >>

Vote of confidence for NZ bacon producers

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Pork

Today’s commitment by Kiwi to sell only 100% New Zealand farmed bacon highlights New Zealanders preference for local produce. Kiwi will be the first of the major brands to commit solely to 100% New Zealand grown product. More >>

Independent Panel tells MAF to start again on pork

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Pork

An independent expert panel has given twenty-nine recommendations for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) to correct deficiencies in both the process and conclusions drawn during its development of provisional import health standards for ... More >>

Pig farmers environmental stewards

Monday, 22 March 2010, 9:04 am | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand Pork today released the results of a year-long study into the environmental practices of pig farmers. More >>

Pork Industry votes to give consumers clarity

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 10:10 am | New Zealand Pork

New Zealand Pork announced a three-pronged strategy focused on consumer choice, confidence and continuing action on animal welfare following its AGM in Christchurch yesterday. Speaking from Christchurch, New Zealand Pork Chief Executive Sam McIvor said the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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