Kiwifruit exports soared 82% to a new monthly high of $438 million, boosting overall export values to $5.05 billion, the second-best ever monthly total.
Dairy industry review will also take into account its impact on the environment.
New Zealand's export trade is also running at record levels.
Waikino Station produced world first in sheep genetics.
The monthly trade balance for December turned to a surplus of $640 million from a $1 million deficit in the same month a year earlier.
Maybe a good season ahead after the worst in a decade.
The Meeting Place of Intelligent Business