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Developing new markets is one of the main goals of the Passion2Profit strategy, but early research into the Chinese market indicates it is unlikely to be an easy task.
DINZ has cracked a major hurdle for getting NZ velvet imported into China as an ingredient in healthy food products. At present it enters as an agricultural by-product.
Going by the 22% drop in the venison kill in the first four months of 2016, many deer farmers have decided to rebuild their breeding herds.
The mood at the 2016 Deer Industry Conference in Dunedin reflected the positive situation the deer industry now finds itself in.