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February 25, 2020 - Scoop Independent News

NEW ZEALAND: 15% Of Kiwis Are Now Mostly Or Always Meat-free

NEW ZEALAND: 15% Of Kiwis Are Now Mostly Or Always Meat-free
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Kiwis are ditching meat in favour of plant-based diets. According to Colmar Brunton's ‘Better Futures: 2020’ report, 15% of New Zealanders aged 18 and over are now always or mostly meat free.

Last year, the same report revealed that 10% of Kiwis were almost or always meat-free. This year, that figure has jumped to 15%, a 50% increase. It shows that more of us now recognise that what we eat has consequences not only for our health, but for other animals and the natural environment as well.' In New Zealand, meat and dairy production are the leading causes of environmental degradation, and according to the Ministry for the Environment, agriculture accounts for almost 50% of our country's greenhouse gas emissions.

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