Resources for exporting honey and bee products
A list of publications, documents, and guidance to help you understand and meet your obligations when exporting honey and bee products.
Summary of requirements for labelling New Zealand honey for export.
Requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code). There are additional requirements defined in the Fair Trading Act and Weights and Measures Regulations.
A fact sheet to assist New Zealand food producers and growers exporting product to Australia to meet the new Australian country of origin food labelling rules. The new rules become mandatory on 1 July 2018.
This document guides you on how you may comply with the requirements of the Animal Products Notice: General Export Requirements for Bee Products
Questions and Answers for Labelling of New Zealand Honey for Export
Under New Zealand food labelling rules, honey labels must include certain information to help the consumer know what they are buying. This fact sheet outlines the information that can appear anywhere on the label, front or back, but it has to be there.
Section 20(3)(a) of the Animal Products Act 1999 (“the Act”) empowers the Director-General of MPI to waive or modify the requirement that an application to register a risk management programme must be accompanied by an independent evaluation report where the proposed programme is fully based on a template, model or code of practice approved under section 12(3A) of the Act.