Meat Industry Option Paper
Federated Farmers is proud to present Meat Industry Options: A Discussion Paper .
This document was an initiative of the Federated Farmers Meat &
Fibre industry group. With all the discussion surrounding the future of
the New Zealand red meat industry, we felt it was important to provide
our members with background information and points to consider on a wide
range of potential options, in order to help stimulate informed debate
in the industry.
Right now progress is fragmented and we need to come together before
we go forward. Challenge yourselves to read it first as an individual,
find what sits right with you, and then as someone who is part of an
industry that feeds the world a premium product. Going forward we need
your input as we look to the future with a vibrant engaging meat
Download your copy of Meat Industry Options: A Discusssion Paper now and be part of the discussion as we look to the future with a vibrant engaging meat industry.
Results - Following the release of Meat Industry
Options: A Discussion Paper Federated Farmers conducted a member survey
to collect feedback on the paper. The results of this survey can be
Red Meat Sector Strategy
The Red Meat Sector Strategy was published in 2011 and remains a cornerstone document for our industry.
Download the full document, executive summary, or strategic overview
Each year a progress report is published to show how the industry is
tracking against the objectives outlined in the strategy. View the most recent progress report from November 2013
Red Meat Profit Partnership
Following on from the Red Meat Sector Strategy a Primary Growth Partnership Programme (PGP) has been established. See an overview of the programme.
11 organisations are involved including; farmers through Beef + Lamb New Zealand, the government through MPI, 6 meat processors: Alliance, ANZCO, Blue Sky, Greenlea Premier Meats, Progressive Meats and Silver Fern Farms and 2 banks: ANZ and Rabobank. It is a great example of the industry working together to achieve its goals.
The Red Meat Profit Partnership have also recently launched their new website www.rmpp.co.nz.
It will allow farmers to keep up to date with how the programme is progressing and where all of the different projects are at, with regular
updates to be provided.