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NH Foods Australia


Describe your business, products and customers:

NH Foods Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the NH Group, a publicly listed company and Japan's leading company in the fresh meat, ham and sausage industry. 

The Group operates three large beef export processing facilities, located in prime cattle areas in New South Wales and Queensland, which are acknowledged as industry leaders in food safety and hygiene. These facilities are supported by one of Australia's largest and most modern cattle feedlots.

NH Foods sources a wide range of cattle from the best cattle producers throughout eastern Australia to meet precise requirements of each product specification including Angus, Murray Grey, Hereford and other British breeds for premium grain-fed products. This includes EU-certified cattle for high quality chilled beef for EU markets and cattle from certified organic beef producers for high quality organic beef markets.

Why do you want to supply A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd?

A.F. Blakemore provides us with a reliable and stable customer in the UK chilled beef market. As well as that they do a good job of promoting the Wingham and Oakey premium brands.

Describe your organisation's partnership with A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd:

Though Blakemore has handled our product for some time the direct relationship has been ongoing for nearly four years.

What do you like about working with A.F. Blakemore?

The Blakemore staff are a pleasure to work with. Communication is always clear and payments are reliable and on time. Sales and volumes are also steady and reliable.

Describe the supply process with A.F. Blakemore:

Chilled containers are shipped as sea cargo from Australia to the UK, where it is distributed through Blakemore's.

How do you see the future in relation to you partnership with A.F. Blakemore? Do you have any examples of any future initiatives?

The UK chilled beef trade from Australia is limited due to EU quotas, so growth in our business with Blakemore's will be incremental. However, they are one of our key partners in the EU for grass-fed product and we look to grow the business as opportunities present themselves.

Please provide a brief testimonial that summarises your working relationship with A.F. Blakemore:

A.F. Blakemore has been a stable and dependable business partner throughout our business relationship. I would not hesitate to recommend them to other suppliers looking to grow their business in the UK market.