Story: Deer and deer farming

Marketing venison in Germany

Marketing venison in Germany

New Zealand venison is promoted in Germany, where it is known as hirschfleisch. It is seen as a traditional product, strongly linked to the autumn hunting season. Germany takes about 45% of New Zealand’s export venison.

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Venison production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008