We are Silver Fern Farms

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We are
Silver Fern Farms

We care deeply about doing the right thing and doing it well, striving every day to be the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company.

Founded in 1948, we are New Zealand's leading procurer, processor, marketer and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef and venison. 

Our 'plate-to-pasture' strategy is how we make it happen - focusing first on identifying consumer needs, and then working with our farmers to grow animals and apply our expertise to meet those needs.

We produce

30%

of all New Zealand lamb, beef and venison
In partnership with

16,000

sheep, beef and deer farmers
Across 14 plants with

7,000

staff in the peak of the season
Over

$2.4b

in annual sales to over 60 countries

Our Sustainable
Chain of Care

We believe that Silver Fern Farms can create positive change for our environment, our people and the economic success of New Zealand.

We call this our Sustainable Chain of Care.

Our Sustainable Chain of Care

We believe that Silver Fern Farms can create positive change for our environment, our people and the economic success of New Zealand.

Career
opportunities

Passionate people are at the heart of our business. We offer a range of diverse career paths, opportunities and support to everyone who works with us.

Are you ready to reach your full potential?

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Career opportunities

Passionate people are at the heart of our business. We offer a range of diverse career paths, opportunities and support to everyone who works with us.

Are you ready to reach your full potential?

Learn More

Our company seasonal employment

Seasonal Employment

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Our company graduate program

Graduate Programme

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Governance

Our governance policies, our board of directors and our executive committee - ensuring our future as a world-leading food company.

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Governance

Our governance policies, our board of directors and our executive committee - ensuring our future as a world-leading food company.

100% Made of
New Zealand

We are a company of proud, passionate farmers and food people, dedicated to doing the right thing, collaborating and innovating, and always creating inspirational food for our customers.

We are 100% made of New Zealand. 

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100% Made of New Zealand

We are a company of proud, passionate farmers and food people, dedicated to doing the right thing, collaborating and innovating, and always creating inspirational food for our customers.

We are 100% made of New Zealand. 

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