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Exporting eggs

New Zealand is an ideal egg-producing environment, with our reputation for world-leading farming practices, pest and disease control, and animal welfare standards. We export eggs and egg products to markets in the Pacific, Asia, and North America.

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Egg exporter responsibilities

When exporting products from New Zealand you're responsible for:

  • ensuring your products meet relevant New Zealand standards
  • complying with the destination country's legislation and eligibility requirements
  • reporting non-conformances to MPI – for example, if your products are no longer fit for their intended purpose or are refused entry by the destination country
  • keeping the right records.

Who to contact

If you have questions about exporting eggs or egg products, email info@mpi.govt.nz.

If you have questions about export non-conformance, email food.assurance@mpi.govt.nz