PROCESSING PLANTS

Our quality plants are situated all around New Zealand. Select the places below to find out more about each of these plants.

MOEREWA

 

 

AFFCO Moerewa is situated in the far north of the North Island. It was established in 1917 and since then it has undergone a number of transformations to ensure it remains a highly efficient plant using modern technology.

AFFCO Moerewa is a multispecies plant processing ovine and bovine species, including calves, from slaughter through to further processing, including a full range of cuts covering both chilled and frozen. A full range of offals and associated products, including foetal blood is produced. It operates double shifts during peak season times. It has its own onsite blast freezing and cold storage operation, and operates a rendering plant which produces quality meat and bone meal, and tallow. 

The plant is fully halal approved, and is approved for all major worldwide markets, including EU, North America, Asia including China.

A fully integrated compliance system is operated, and is HACCP and AusMeat approved and maintains a wide variety of specific customer requirements, providing flexible marketing options to efficiently generate optimum revenues for the various products.

AFFCO Moerewa is an integral part of the Moerewa community within which it operates, and being the largest regional employer, enjoys good support from farmer suppliers.

Plant Manager: Christian Prime

Main Road,
Moerewa

T: +64 9 404 3002
F: +64 9 404 3009

Export No: ME 47

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HOROTIU

Situated in the Heart of the Waikato, AFFCO Horotiu is one of the original AFFCO processing plants, and has been on the Horotiu site since 1915. During this time it has been extensively rebuilt to make it one of the most efficient and modern facilities in the country.

It is a single species beef plant and is the largest capacity beef plant in the AFFCO Group. It also processes calves during the season.

AFFCO Horotiu is a fully approved halal slaughter facility, and is registered for over 80 export markets including the EU and North America, Middle Eastern and Asian markets. It is HACCP and AusMeat certified. The plant also operates both a rendering and blood plant and produces a full range of beef cuts and offals. All hides are transported daily to a central hide processing plant situated in Napier.

AFFCO prides itself on constantly updating and improving processes to maximize efficiencies and Horotiu is no exception as evidenced by on line pH confirmation, x-ray chemical lean measurement of bulk packed product, robotics and unique boning room configurations.

Plant Manager: Trevor Bennett

Great South Road,
Horotiu

T: +64 7 829 9500
F: +64 7 829 9511

Export No: ME 23

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RANGIURU

AFFCO Rangiuru is situated 6 kilometers from Te Puke in the Bay of Plenty and is strategically sited to take full advantage of the Port of Tauranga. This site was opened in December 1965, and has been considerably redeveloped and modernized during this time.

It is now a modern plant, fully licensed for a wide range of markets, including EU, North America, China and all halal markets. It is a multi species plant, processing ovine, beef including calves, and goats.

It also is HACCP approved and AusMeat certified. AFFCO Rangiuru produces a full range of cuts, both chilled and frozen, together with offals and quality meals and tallow from its onsite rendering plant. Skins and hides are transported daily to the Wiri fellmongery and Napier tanning plant respectively.

Plant Manager: Kevin Casey

State Highway 2
Te Puke

T: +64 7 573 0034
F: +64 7 573 0040

Export No: ME 56

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WAIROA

AFFCO Wairoa is situated in the heart of Wairoa and has been a mainstay of the Wairoa community since 1916.

Throughout the ensuing period the plant has been constantly updated so that today it remains technically advanced and an integral part of the AFFCO configuration. Recent changes include a new rendering plant, boning room specifically designed for hot boning, and a refit of the lamb slaughter line, and online pH measurement.

It is a multispecies, multishift plant processing ovine, beef and goats to full halal standards, and is licensed for all major markets, including EU, North America, China , Middle Eastern and Asian markets.

It produces a wide range of products to exacting customer specifications, gas flushed, chilled, frozen, a full range of offals and associated products such as partially processed casings, together with feed meals and tallow.

The hides and skins are currently sent to the Napier tannery and Wiri fellmongery respectively, for further processing.

Plant Manager: Dean Tucker
Brown Street,
Wairoa

T: +64 6 838 8139
F: +64 6 838 6135

Export No: ME 42

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IMLAY

AFFCO Imlay is located in Wanganui and is a specialist ovine and bobby calf processor. The original plant was built in 1915, and has undergone extensive renovation to maintain its position as a large innovative multi-shift operation. It is licensed for all major export regions, including EU, North America, China, Middle Eastern and Asian markets.

AFFCO Imlay processes ovine and bobby calves into a wide range of retail cuts, gas flushed, chilled and frozen, with associated offals, feed meals and tallow. The plant also operates a rendering plant which is currently undergoing extensive refurbishment utilizing the latest technology and energy efficient practices. Imlay renders the raw material from both AFFCO Manawatu and bovine raw material from Land Meat New Zealand Ltd.

Hides and skins are delivered daily to the Napier tannery and Wiri fellmongery respectively.

Plant Manager: Troy Lambly

Imlay Place,
Wanganui

T: +64 6 349 2400
F: +64 6 349 2442

Export No: ME 39

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LAND MEAT - WANGANUI

AFFCO Land Meat is located in Wanganui and specializes in supplying the New Zealand Market. The original plant was built in 1897 and has undergone extensive renovation recently to maintain its position as a large supplier to the New Zealand domestic market and to increase its export markets. Land Meat process bovine and porcine 52 weeks a year and with the close proximity of AFFCO Imlay for the supply of any ovine requirements Land Meat have the complete offering for the major national supermarket and butchery chains as well as independent butcheries.

Land Meat processes bovine and porcine from slaughter through to further processing into a wide range of retail cuts, gas flushed, chilled and frozen as well as offals and added value products.

Bovine renderable product is processed at AFFCO Imlay and beef hides are delivered daily to The Tasman Tanning site situated close by.

Plant Manager:         Troy Lambly

47 Bryce Street,
Wanganui

T: +64 6 349 0038

F: +64 6 349 1050

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MANAWATU

AFFCO Manawatu originally started on the site in 1914, and since then has undergone a number of transformations, which have resulted in it retaining its position as a leading multishift beef processing plant.

The plant produces a full range of beef cuts, both chilled and frozen, together with the associated offals, suitable for all major markets throughout the world, including EU, North America, China, Malaysia, Middle Eastern and Asian markets. It is fully halal approved. It has facilities for the online x-ray measurement of chemical lean levels in each carton of bulk packed beef.

The rendering raw material is sent offsite to AFFCO Imlay to be rendered into feed meals and tallow. The hides are transported daily to the Napier tannery for processing into salted and wet blue forms for sale to Europe and Asia.

Plant Manager: Ann Nuku


Campbell Road,
Feilding

T: +64 6 323 4199
F: +64 6 323 9721

Export No: ME 32

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MALVERN

SPM Malvern is a modern sheep, beef and calf processing plant located at Burnham, south of Christchurch. 

The plant produces a full range of beef, lamb and calf cuts, both chilled and frozen, together with the associated offals, suitable for all major markets throughout the world, including EU, North America, China, Malaysia, Middle Eastern and Asian markets. It is fully halal approved.

Hides are transported daily to the Napier tannery, while skins are salted on site. Rendering raw material is transported offsite daily.

Plant Manager: Dean Burgess

Two Chain Road, 
Burnham, 
Christchurch

T: +64 3 347 6681
F: +64 3 347 6670

Export No: SPM 135

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INVERCARGILL

SPM Invercargill is situated deep in the south of New Zealand in Awarua, Invercargill. It is a modern plant processing both ovine and calves on multi shifts.

The plant produces a full range of products, chilled and frozen, together with offals, for very discerning markets. It is fully halal approved and as such operates in all major markets, including EU, North America, China, Middle Eastern and Asian markets.

SPM Invercargill operates its own rendering plant producing specialist ovine only feed meals, and tallow. It also process skins on site.

Plant Manager: Kevin Hamilton

Kekeno Place,
Awarua

T: +64 3 218 3617
F: +64 3 214 9165

Export No: SPM 51

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