Requirements documents for exporting processed food
A list of requirement documents you need to meet when exporting processed food.
Market access letter
Exporters may find it helpful to use this letter. It explains how the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) sets and administers the standards and regulations for New Zealand's food safety systems.
Letter to facilitate access for processed food [PDF, 122 KB]
Requirements will vary
The requirements you need to meet will depend on the destination market and the ingredients in your product. Not all ingredients will have access to all markets.
You may need to check several documents to find out everything you have to do:
- OMARs – overseas market access requirements
- ICPRs – an importing country's phytosanitary requirements
- FYIs – guidance documents for particular markets
You may also have to check:
You should also ask an importer in the export market to find out any in-market regulations.