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Exporting processed food

Foods that have been processed or contain more than one ingredient may need to meet extra requirements. Find out more about what you need to consider.

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Exporter responsibilities

Food exporters have responsibilities to make sure the food they sell is safe to eat and meets all applicable food standards and requirements.  They also have to:

  • comply with the relevant export eligibility requirements
  • report to MPI if their products do not meet New Zealand food standards or are refused entry by a destination country
  • keep the right records.

Who to contact

If you have questions about exporting processed food, email