The Midfield Group

100% Australian owned and operated

The Midfield Group is a multi-faceted meat processing company built on solid farming foundations and embracing the values of life on the land.

Expanding markets, community values

The Midfield Group is one of Australia’s most successful meat processing companies. It is 100 per cent Australian owned and operated by the McKenna family.

In 2013 The Midfield Group was recognized as the Powercor Business of the Year at the Warrnambool Business Excellence Awards. This was particularly rewarding as it was a direct result of the relationship we have with our staff and the farming fraternity. You can read more here.

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From our Farms to you

More than 80 countries import Midfield’s quality product, which is sourced largely from local farmers and the company’s extensive pastoral operations.

Superior Products

At the Midfield Group we are committed to providing you with superior products at all times. Our meat and associated products will always be of the highest standard, with stringent quality assurance principles in place and regular reviewing of the methods we use across all facets of our business.

Superior Practices

We are committed to reducing our environmental footprint, through the development of new technologies and the use of sustainable farming initiatives. Animal health and wellbeing is at the forefront of our day-to-day work ethic, while working for the long-term future of our community is at the core of our business.

Growth & Stability

At the Midfield Group we will continue to grasp and actively seek out new domestic and export opportunities, to maximise our success and enhance the secure environment we offer our employees and their families.

Midfield Direct Online Booking

Midfield Direct customers can use our online form to request processing of livestock.

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Union Station Lamb best in country

2021

Union Station has been named Australia’s best lamb at the Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show. Union Station rack of lamb was named the Champion Branded Lamb of Show (Australia’s best lamb) in late May. Chief Judge of the Branded Beef and
Lamb Competition Elaine Millar said the overall quality of the beef and lamb entries were exceptional this year. “Due to the extraordinary marbling in both the beef and lamb entries, the uncooked visual judging was overwhelmingly the best we have ever experienced,” Ms Millar said. “Unlike any other year, there was extreme diversity in visual, flavour, texture and juiciness which provides a wonderful opportunity for retail, food service and ultimately the end diner to experience the multiplicity of taste sensations the seasons, regions and breeds bring to our plate.”

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Midfield Protein Solutions - update

Oct 2021

Midfield’s new protein plant is expected to be fully operational within the next couple of months.

Kevin Banner said commissioning of the bovine and two ovine lines was currently underway. “During this process
we iron out any minor issues, such as adjusting set points on equipment, with the view of having the plant confirmed for full operation in six to eight weeks,” Kevin said.

“It’s such a big milestone to be at this point.” The protein plant will utilise the company’s waste heat to create a significant amount of the hot water required for Midfield’s operating needs. It incorporates a state-of-the-art biofilter air treatment system, which will prevent odours being emitted into the atmosphere.

The plant will produce high quality protein tallows and protein meal. It will enable the closure of the Levy’s Point facility, which has been operating since 1965. The establishment of the new Scott Street plant will remove about 200 truck movements from the road network each week and reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 100,000 tonnes per year.

Roadmap Plans For Zero Emissions Company-Wide By 2030

Midfield will soon complete a roadmap that sets the strategic direction for zero emissions across the entire group by 2030. The company’s Malerie Janes said the roadmap was a logical progression from the multiple environmental initiatives that have already been implemented in recent years. “The roadmap should be ready for release in the coming months…

Cody Enjoys A Challenge

When Cody Miller arrived at Midfield three years ago he was looking for a short-term job before he moved on to another place. “I’ve moved around loads of places. I’ve lived in Melbourne, Bundaberg, Townsville, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Port Macquarie, Sydney – just to name a few,” Cody said. “I was just looking for a…

Covid Causing Shipping Delays

Labour and economic challenges arising from the COVID pandemic are causing unprecedented shipping delays throughout the world. Midfield’s Daniel Byrne said schedule disruptions and port congestion at terminals and depots throughout the world started due to labour shortages from COVID lockdowns. “It’s been reported over recent months that more than 300 ships have been idling…

Midfield Supplies Covid Vaccinations

Midfield has coordinated on-site COVID-19 vaccinations to Midfield employees, contractors and their immediate families. Midfield’s Sharnie McKenna said 1600 people have received vaccinations through the company program, which was delivered by Aspen Medical Australia. “It’s been a smooth program that’s delivered vaccinations to our valued employees and contractors, as well as some of their family…

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Life-changing support from Colin

A generous donation from Midfield’s Colin McKenna has been ‘life-changing’ for Ben Stewart and his family. Ben and his family’s lives have changed dramatically since he started having seizures as a 10-year-old. When Colin heard the story he was immediately moved and contributed the $20,000 minimum, enabling Calvin the companion dog to join the family.…

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New B-Triple trucks out and about

Midfield’s first B-Triple combination is now on the roads. Mark Leggett said the 85-tonne B-Triple, led by a Kenworth truck, took its first load of refrigerated meat to Melbourne on April 30. “The B-Triple is 34.2 metres long and can be loaded up to 85 tonne gross. It has approval to run from our Warrnambool…

Australias finest

The company’s state-of-the art, internationally recognised abattoir is Australia’s largest multi-species meat processing plant, with a throughput of more than 2.8 million beef and small stock annually.
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