The modernised facility located in Victoria, Australia has increased processing capacity to meet growing regional and global demand.
As part of the Great Southern and JBS Australia businesses the upgraded Cobram facility now operates five days a week with capacity to process up to 4,000 heads per day. The investment also focused on new technology to deliver against a range of sustainability targets including CO2 reduction, water and energy conservation and people safety.
Sam McConnell, Chief Operating Officer of JBS Southern said, “Today’s changed market conditions and increasing demand for lamb products has allowed us to invest in this fit-for-purpose facility which will partner with local businesses and livestock producers to deliver Australian lamb, mutton and goat to domestic and international consumers.”
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