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Maximising Export Returns: Published Reports

Welcome to all reports produced by the AERU on its research on maximising export returns.

Maximising Export Returns: Published Reports

Welcome to all reports produced by the AERU on its research on maximising export returns.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Since 2012, the AERU has been undertaking original research on international consumers of New Zealand food and beverage products. We have grouped the research under three programmes.

Maximising Export Returns


  • Consumer behaviour and trends for credence attributes in key markets and a review of how these may be communicated. Sini Miller, Tim Driver, Noelani Velasquez and Caroline Saunders. AERU Research Report No. 332, July 2014.
  • Communicating New Zealand's credence attributes to international consumers. Nic Lees and Caroline Saunders. AERU Research Report No. 334, January 2015.
  • Consumer attitudes to New Zealand food product attributes and technology use in key international markets. Caroline Saunders, Meike Guenther, Tim Driver, Peter Tait, Paul Dalziel and Paul Rutherford. AERU Research Report No. 333, May 2015.
  • Consumer attitudes towards attributes of food and beverages in export markets relevant to New Zealand. Meike Guenther, Caroline Saunders, Paul Dalziel, Paul Rutherford and Timothy Driver. AERU Research Report No. 336, November 2015.
  • The use of digital media and smart technology in shopping and information gathering for food and beverages in markets relevant to New Zealand. Timothy Driver, Caroline Saunders, Meike Guenther, Paul Dalziel and Paul Rutherford. AERU Research Report No. 337, December 2015.
  • Trade implications for New Zealand agriculture with price premiums for credence attributes in food and beverages. John Saunders and Timothy Driver. AERU Research Report No. 340, October 2016.

  • Integrating Value Chains


  • How value chains can share value and incentivise land use practices: A white paper. Caroline Saunders, Paul Dalziel, Mark Wilson, Tiffany McIntyre, Hilton Collier, William Kaye-Blake, Alistair Mowat, Tava Olsen and John Reid. AERU Client Report, September 2017. (PDF 1.20MB)
  • The AERU Data Portal: An Introduction. Tim Driver, Paul Dalziel and Caroline Saunders. AERU Report prepared for the Integrating Value Chains Research Programme, funded by the Our Land and Water National Science Challenge, March 2018. (PDF 970KB)
  • Technologies and audit systems for authenticating food trust.PWC, AERU, The Agribusiness Group and GNS Science. Report produced for Our Land and Water National Science Challenge, June 2018. (PDF 3.25MB)
  • Four other reports to be listed here.

  • Unleashing Export Prosperity


  • Unleashing export prosperity: An introduction to the research programme. Caroline Saunders, Paul Dalziel, Roger Harker, John Reid and Peter Cammock. AERU Research Report No. 344, October 2017.

  • Four other reports to be added here.



  • If you are unable to access PDF, we will be happy to provide you with reports published with an alternative format.

    Contacts: Professor Caroline Saunders at Caroline.Saunders@lincoln.ac.nz and Professor Paul Dalziel at Paul.Dalziel@lincoln.ac.nz.

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