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100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham People's Choice Award Announced

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 9:36 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Entries have poured in for the 2024 100% New Zealand Bacon and Ham Awards and for the first time the general public will get a chance to have their say in who is producing the tastiest bacon and ham in the country. More >>

The Great Kiwi Christmas Survey 2023 – Lamb And Ham Go Head-to-head In Festive Face-off

Monday, 18 December 2023, 9:38 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Lamb has claimed victory as the preferred main Christmas Day meat of choice, according to a new survey. More than a third of respondents (34.29%) to the Retail Meat New Zealand annual Christmas survey opted for this classic Kiwi favourite over ham (33.17%). ... More >>

Lamb Sausage Delights Judges To Win Supreme Award

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 6:18 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Sam’s Butchery in Silverdale has been announced as the Supreme Winner in the 2023 Great New Zealand Sausage Competition. ‘Lamb Delight’ was the successful sausage announced at a special Sausage Mixer Awards this evening where butchers from across ... More >>

New Zealand’s National Butchery Team Remains Unchanged As They Plot Their Path To Victory In 2025

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 9:11 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Six of the country’s finest butchers have been named as part of New Zealand’s national butchery team – the Hellers Sharp Blacks – and will compete at the World Butchers’ Challenge which takes place in Paris in March 2025. The team, who secured ... More >>

New Zealand’s Top Butchers Announced

Friday, 25 August 2023, 6:46 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Following an exhilarating event held at Auckland’s Evenfinda Stadium today, the results from the prestigious National Butchery Awards have been unveiled. Luka Young from PAK’nSAVE Kaitaia has won the esteemed Pact Packaging Young Butcher of the ... More >>

New Zealand’s Top Bacon And Ham Announced

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 6:37 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

A Hawke’s Bay butchery has been announced as the Supreme Winner in both bacon and ham categories of the 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Awards. Wild Game in Hastings has taken out New Zealand’s top bacon award with their middle eye/loin ... More >>

What Do Kiwis Eat On Christmas Day? The Great Kiwi Christmas Survey 2022

Tuesday, 20 December 2022, 9:53 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Get your ovens ready, the results of the most important vote of the year are in, and New Zealand lamb will be the protein of choice on Kiwis’ plates this Christmas Day. The result comes as part of the Great Kiwi Christmas Survey – the fifth edition ... More >>

Pig Farmer Tickled Pink By Top Ham Award

Wednesday, 16 November 2022, 2:12 pm | Retail Meat New Zealand

 North Island farmer Jim Mather takes great pride in “growing fantastic animals” on his farm near Foxton – but he was still surprised to find a ham from one of his pigs had won the highly coveted Supreme Award in the 2022 100% New Zealand ... More >>

New Zealand's Top Butchers Announced

Friday, 4 November 2022, 5:57 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

03 November The results are now in from the National Butchery Awards which took place today at the Due Drop Events Centre, in Auckland. Brad Gillespie from New World Rototuna in Hamilton has won the prestigious Pact Packaging Young Butcher of the ... More >>

New Zealand’s Top Sausages Announced

Wednesday, 19 October 2022, 5:45 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

New World Te Rapa in Hamilton and Zaroa Meats in Auckland have been announced as the Supreme Award joint winners in the 2022 Great New Zealand Sausage Competition. The judges couldn’t split New World Te Rapa’s Pork sausage and Zaroa Meats’ ... More >>

New Zealand Butchery Team Takes Third Place At World Competition

Monday, 5 September 2022, 6:37 pm | Retail Meat New Zealand

The Hellers Sharp Blacks have won third place at the World Butchers’ Challenge in Sacramento held over the weekend. The team, made up of six Kiwi butchers, travelled to the U.S.A. last week to compete against 12 other countries in a three-and-a-half-hour ... More >>

What Do Kiwis Eat On Christmas Day? The Great Kiwi Christmas Survey 2020

Monday, 21 December 2020, 10:10 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

The results of the most important vote of the year are in; lamb will be the most popular protein on Kiwis’ plates on Christmas Day. The result comes as part of the Classic Kiwi Christmas Survey – the third edition of the poll run by Retail ... More >>

Auckland Meat Heavyweight Wins Christie Award

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 9:18 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Riki Kerekere, Operations Manager of Countdown Meat & Livestock in Otahuhu, has been awarded the prestigious Christie Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the retail meat industry. Riki was recognised with this prestigious ... More >>

Wellington And Wairarapa Butchers Scoop Medals In New Zealand’s Top Sausage Competition

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 8:46 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Butchers in the Wellington and Wairarapa region have scooped a haul of medals in this year’s Great New Zealand Sausage Competition. The medal winning sausages were announced last night at a virtual awards ceremony which was watched by industry big-hitters ... More >>

Lower North Island Butchers Sharpen Up For Competition

Monday, 14 September 2020, 10:56 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Butchers from across the lower North Island sharpened their knives and cut their way through a two-hour competition in the regional stages of the 2020 Alto Young Butcher and ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year competition. It was a close ... More >>

Letter To The Prime Minister From New Zealand Butchers

Friday, 14 August 2020, 7:37 pm | Retail Meat New Zealand

Dear Prime Minister,  We are writing to you on behalf of the independent butchers of New Zealand to urgently reclassify local butcheries as essential services in line with dairies.  Like dairies, local butcheries have been the foundation ... More >>

Retail Meat Industry Urgently Needs Clarification On Essential Services

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 12:49 pm | Retail Meat New Zealand

The retail meat industry is asking for urgent clarification from the government regarding the status of independent butcher stores and their classification as an ‘essential service’. There is significant confusion amongst our members who simply ... More >>

What Do Kiwis Eat on Christmas Day?

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 9:22 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Lamb was voted as the meat of choice for Kiwis this Christmas as part of the Classic Kiwi Christmas Census 2019, followed in a very tight second by ham. More >>

A super job for a super sausage fan

Monday, 26 August 2019, 4:34 pm | Retail Meat New Zealand

The Devro Great New Zealand Sausage Competition is reaching out to the sausage-loving Kiwi public to find New Zealand’s snarler super fan to help crown Aotearoa’s tastiest sausage. More >>

Lower North Island Butchers Sharpen up for Competition

Monday, 24 June 2019, 11:27 am | Retail Meat New Zealand

Butchers from across the lower North Island sharpened their knives and cut their way through a two-hour competition in the regional stages of the 2019 Alto Butcher and ANZCO Foods Butcher Apprentice of the Year. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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