New Zealand meat specifications guide

The New Zealand meat specifications guide is a comprehensive guide to the beef, bobby veal, lamb and mutton cuts available from New Zealand.

The New Zealand Meat Specifications Guide is available in hardcopy in English and Mandarin. To request a copy, please contact us

Meat the Cut smartphone app

We have combined the New Zealand Meat Specifications Guide and Nutrition Guide into one easy-to-use app called 'Meat the Cut', available from App Store and Google Play.

'Meat the Cut' is a one stop shop for information on New Zealand beef and lamb cuts. The app shows where on the carcass the cut comes from, cut export code numbers and nutritional information.

Download the free app now

Map of meat processors in New Zealand

Interested in where in New Zealand meat processors are located? This map shows the locations and capacities of meat processing companies around New Zealand.

Meat processing in New Zealand (PDF, 300KB) (Updated September 2017)