Local Farmers Urged To Consider Goat Meat

Globally-recognised primary sector consultants think Hawke’s Bay is perfectly position to get a share of a new $1 billion food industry — if farmers can be convinced to diversify into goat meat. Speaking to more than 200 people at yesterday’s Future Foods Conference in Napier, Frost and Sullivan APAC food and beverage programme lead Natasha Telles D’Costa told the conference — attended by representatives from the food and primary sectors from across New Zealand — that Hawke’s Bay’s best opportunity to develop more value-added products should focus on goat meat, rather than plant-based alternatives. “We identified that goat meat, in the immediate timeline, was going to be relevant for Hawke’s Bay. Photo: Goat meat is going to be important for Hawke’s Bay For morCapturee on this and other great Hawke’s Bay stories go to hawkesbaytoday.co.nz Posted: 11 November 2018