Story: Agricultural processing industries

Location of meat processing works, 2008

As old freezing works closed, new meat-processing plants opened. Many had a single chain and processed only one type of meat. In 2008 there were 64 meat-processing plants in New Zealand.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Meat processing from 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 September 2020)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010