Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Rapid growth in ready-meals helps Andrews Meat Industries diversify food processing business in western Sydney.
Rapid growth in ready-meals helps Andrews Meat Industries diversify food processing business in western Sydney.The ready-made meal sector is being transformed from the unsavoury Teevee dinners of the 1970s, to full-flavoured chef-designed food of convenience. Leading the charge is family company Andrews Meat Industries, which has diversified its business from fresh meat to pre-prepared meals, thanks to investment from global meat giant JBS. The $20 million upgrade has helped power up more than half a million ready meals every week, which goes to more than 1600 food and beverage hospitality customers in NSW alone. It is also resulted in 15 per cent more jobs at the plant, and a more than 100 per cent increase in export sales. more