New Zealand: New Zealand to Mandate Compostable Stickers for Imported Fruit Starting Mid-2025

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   NZ2023-0002

The Government of New Zealand has passed legislation that will restrict a wide range of plastic products to be sold in New Zealand, including non-compostable produce stickers. Produce stickers for domestically-produced fruit and vegetables in New Zealand are required to be compostable by 2023, while imported produce will need to have compostable stickers by mid-2025.

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