New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images
New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images
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Chinese gourmets rescue New Zealand lobster export trade, with reopening of restaurants bringing surge in shipments

  • More than 300 tonnes of lobsters were air-freighted to China in May, up 53 per cent year on year, bringing relief for New Zealand exporters, new figures show
  • China is New Zealand’s biggest export market, taking 28 per cent of all goods sold offshore in the year to May

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New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images
New Zealand lobster sales have soared as food lovers return to restaurants in China. More than 300 tonnes of the crustaceans were air-freighted from New Zealand to China in May. Photo: Getty Images
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