DEER ARCHIVES

DINZ invests in US market

Venison marketers and Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) are targeting the US for a $1 million dollar market development spend.

Venison market looks promising

Venison prices are looking to rise as marketers plan chilled season contracts.

Deer Industry NZ (DINZ) chair Ian Walker says the indicators look promising with industry expecting improved market conditions for venison in the coming year.

SFF, DINZ team up on venison project

Processing company Silver Fern Farms (SFF) has been selected to work with Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) to develop a venison marketing project in China.

Velvet coalition targets China

Three companies marketing deer velvet antlers in Asia have formed a coalition to develop a market for New Zealand velvet as a health food ingredient in China.

Deer farmers urged to be patient

Canterbury deer farmer Donald Whyte has travelled several times to Europe and North America as the farmer behind his venison brand.

He knows the international chefs want New Zealand venison.

NZ venison ‘facing perfect storm’

Despite currently facing the perfect storm, the deer industry is confident New Zealand farm-raised venison has a long-term future.

Deer velvet demand grows in Asia

New Zealand deer velvet is selling amidst global uncertainty as Korean product companies meet new consumer demands with NZ velvet.