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New dairy operation named

Midfield’s new dairy operation has been named The Union Dairy Company. Plant construction is well on schedule with operations to start in quarter two and milk flow to begin in July this year.

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52 years of service for Leon Garner

At Midfield we pride ourselves on our loyal employees, who often serve us for decades and even generations. This month we say thank you to Leon Gardner who has retired after 52 years of service.

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Sourcing supply for our milk factory

Since partnering with global giant Louis Dreyfus Company to complete Midfield’s new dairy plant at Penola, local dairy farmers are entering discussions with Midfield to deliver milk supply. This is a huge step in completing the project, which will specialise in producing premium milk powder for the global marketplace. The plant is expected to process up to 220 million litres of milk each year, producing up to 28 thousand tonne of skim milk and whole milk powder. For more details please contact your usual sales... read more

The Midfield Group and Louis Dreyfus Company Dairy Asia announce joint venture

4th August 2016, Warrnambool, Australia and Singapore – The privately owned Midfield Group and Louis Dreyfus Company Dairy Asia Pte Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Company Asia, announced today that they have entered into a joint venture for the construction, development and management of a dairy processing plant and related commercial activities.

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Union Station sliced and whole cuts

Our premium Union Station brand is now available to bulk purchase in sliced and whole cuts. This superior free-range, hormone and antibiotic free grass-fed beef and lamb has been welcomed as quality meat for a discerning market.

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Vale Donny Munro

It’s with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of our great friend and colleague Donny Munro, who has been part of The Midfield Group for many, many years.

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Supporting our community

No matter how big we grow, we always give back to the community that supports us. We are thrilled to be part of the contributions that have allowed Warrnambool’s hospital to purchase eight new trolley beds worth almost $83,000. The beds eliminate the need for manual lifting of patients and improve patient... read more

Food & Hotel Asia

The recent Food&HotelAsia trade exhibition was another excellent opportunity for us to show our quality beef and lamb products to the Asian marketplace.

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Another successful Gulfoods

An experienced marketing contingent from Midfield has just returned from global food and hospitality showcase Gulfoods. Held in Dubai from February 26 to March 2, our vibrant and progressive marketing team showcased our popular new Union Station brand, together with our many other products. We engaged with many new and existing customers and look forward to this date on the calendar every year, as it allows us to strengthen our many long-term international relationships. We’ll be back next... read more

Tony tops the class!

Midfield’s Tony Beadle has topped the class at Queensland’s Tafe South West, which he recently graduated from with a Diploma of Meat Processing. Tony received a high achievement award for his efforts in the 18-month course, which was studied by Quality Assurance managers from across the country, predominantly Queensland and NSW. The course had four core units – develop, manage and maintain quality systems; manage utilities and energy; manage environmental impacts of meat processing operations and manage maintain and continuously improve OH&S plans and systems. It also offered the invaluable opportunity to network with other Quality Assurance Managers... read more

Prestigious Australian brand

The Midfield Group has unveiled its most prestigious lamb brand to date, Union Station. The premium range of free-range, grass-fed, antibiotic free lamb has been developed for a discerning market and is receiving rave reviews. Complemented by Union Station beef, which is also free-range, grass-fed, antibiotic and hormone free, these premium products are providing unsurpassed flavour and quality. Produced on a property with a rich Australian heritage, the new range is the result of the company’s extensive farming experience and passion for animal welfare, together with the region’s rich, fertile land and the company’s ability to trace its stock from paddock to plate. Union Station encompasses the finest quality premium beef and lamb, hand selected for your enjoyment from the lush green pastures of Australia’s own Union Station. Learn the full story behind this exceptional Australian... read more

Staying fit and healthy

A fit and active team of Midfield representatives donned their running gear recently to compete in Warrnambool’s annual Surf to Surf fun run. A team of 32 people – including children – were involved in group training sessions to tackle the picturesque, hilly course in the run and walk categories. And we’re very proud to announce we won the 10 kilometre Corporate Challenge as the fastest team entry! We take health and wellbeing very seriously and this team entry was a natural progression from our healthy living philosophy. Participants could tackle a 10km run, 6km run, 6km walk or 3km lap of the... read more

New head office for Midfield

The Midfield Group has opened a new office at its Warrnambool plant. The new office signifies the significant growth of the group, with the number of office staff tripling since the previous office was opened in 1995.

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Midfield operating Colac scales

Midfield has extended its service to the Colac community, now operating the Colac scales. Livestock officer Kevin Robertson said Midfield had been operating the service since early this year. “It’s basically a depot where we buy all grades of cattle, sheep and bobby calves,” Kevin said. “We only weigh calves there, all other stock are weighed after we transport them to Warrnambool.” The Colac Scales operate Monday (9am- 3pm) and Thursday (9am-1230pm). “Interest in the service is very strong and we’re getting lots of positive feedback. It’s another way Midfield is servicing farming... read more