Supermarket heavyweight Coles has signed a deal to process livestock at Teys Australia’s Beenleigh processing facility in Queensland.
Coles has been looking for a new processing partner for its northern supply business since it fell out with Australian Country Choice several years ago.
That long partnership between Coles and ACC will formally end in the next few months, it was confirmed today.
Teys Australia will now process cattle bought by Coles from hundreds of beef producers at Teys’ Beenleigh plant, south of Brisbane.
Coles also announced today it has signed new exclusivity deals with 30 more Australian producers, including 15 from Queensland.
Coles already has direct supply deals with more than 100 Queensland cattle farming families…