Notice Type
General Section
Notice Title

2018 United States Beef and Veal Tariff Rate Quota Allocation

Pursuant to section 31 of the Meat Board Act 2004, notice is hereby given that the New Zealand Meat Board has allocated access to United States Beef and Veal Tariff Rate Quota for the 2018 Quota Year, commencing 1 January 2018, as follows:

Company General Quota
(tonnes p.w.)
Reserved Quota
(tonnes p.w.)
Total Quota
(tonnes p.w.)
Affco New Zealand Limited 41,176.8   41,176.8
Alliance Group Limited 18,437.1   18,437.1
Binxi Foods NZ Limited 343.4   343.4
Blue Sky Meats (NZ) Limited 628.7   628.7
Canterbury Meat Packers Limited 20,753.5   20,753.5
Crusader Meats New Zealand Limited 215.7   215.7
Farmers Meat Export Limited 298.9   298.9
Greenlea Premier Meats Limited 19,442.6   19,442.6
Lean Meats Limited 176.9   176.9
Prime Range Meats Limited 899.0   899.0
Progressive Meats Limited 22.2   22.2
Riverlands Limited 20,155.9   20,155.9
Silver Fern Farms Limited 63,653.2   63,653.2
Taylor Preston Limited 3,741.8   3,741.8
UBP Limited 10,536.2   10,536.2
Wilson Hellaby Limited 12,915.1   12,915.1
Total 213,397.0 0.0 213,397.0
Allowance for samples   5.0 5.0
Total 213,397.0 5.0 213,402.0

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding.

The allocation mechanism used is as set out and described in the Quota Allowance Allocation System in Respect of United States Beef and Veal Tariff Rate Quota, and printable copies of the appropriate application forms are available from New Zealand Meat Board’s website at or by contacting the Board directly.

Dated at Wellington this 6th day of December 2017.

D. HARRISON, General Manager, Quota and Information, New Zealand Meat Board.