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Japanese eating lamb, 1970

Japanese eating lamb, 1970

Japanese diners taste lamb, probably for the first time, at the Osaka Expo 70. With the United Kingdom expected to enter the EEC (now EU) New Zealand was prompted to look for new markets for its traditional produce.

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Reference: Dai Hayward, Golden jubilee: the story of the first fifty years of the New Zealand Meat Producers Board. Wellington: Universal Printers, 1972.

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Brian Easton, 'Economic history - External diversification after 1966', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)

Story by Brian Easton, published 11 Mar 2010