Free range pork demand prompts piggery deal in Australia

28-01-2010 | |

Reports state that the Craig Mostyn Group has bought the West Australian Great Southern Pig Company from the Paspaley Group.

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The deal means that now it will add 2000 sows to the Craig Mostyn Group’s existing pig enterprises.

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Free range in demand
The deal is seen as a lucrative one because “free range” animal production is in demand, said David Lock, Craig Mostyn chief executive.
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“The free range market for pigs in Australia is growing,” he says.
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The Great Southern Pig Company has one of the largest outdoor piggeries. It has operations which are based in Narrogin and Albany.
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