Markwell Foods



Phone: 1300 781 555

Markwell Foods
Markwell Foods is an Australian owned and operated sales and marketing agency that sources high quality products both locally and from around the globe. Our diverse product portfolio includes frozen cooked and raw value added-meat, seafood, vegetables, snacking and desserts. We operate in all channels of the food industry – foodservice, seafood trading, retail, contract manufacturing, industrial and quick service restaurants.

Markwell Foods has a 360 degree business model with turnkey operational solutions in forecasting, warehousing, logistics, finance, quality assurance, sales and marketing. This operational model is designed to ensure you receive the best experience and superior service and consistency across all facets of the business.

Our global alliances include Findus, ConAgra Foods and Trident Seafoods. With our large global presence, Markwell Foods is here to provide solutions for all you food requirements.

The History of Markwell Foods

Markwell Foods started as a family owned fishery and processing company, Markwell Pacific, in Tweed Heads, northern NSW. It serviced the Australian and International markets with fresh seafood and value-added seafood products in Foodservice solutions. Brand portfolio included: Markwell & Blue Seas

Markwell Pacific was acquired by the Competitive Foods Group of companies (CFAL), which is best known for its Hungry Jacks and KFC (only WA & NT) brands. Markwell Pacific Marketing Pty Ltd, traded as Markwell Foods, specialised in both value-added and non value-added frozen seafood as well as frozen value-added meat solutions.
Markwell Foods brand portfolio grew with the addition of Markwell Kitchen and later Butlers Big Country.

Shore Mariner NZ, a highly respected NZ Frozen Seafood company was acquired by the CFAL group. The Markwell Foods brand portfolio grew with the addition of Shore Mariner and Seabreeze.

The Markwell Foods brand portfolio grew with the acquisition of Galpak in late 2007, a renowned premium Barramundi producer.

Markwell Foods acquired Seabest International, a major frozen seafood supplier in the Australian retail marketplace. The Markwell Foods brand portfolio grew with the addition of Seagold retail brands.
In the same year, Markwell Foods obtained the brand licence in Australia and New Zealand for European super frozen food brand Findus.

Markwell Foods acquired leading prawn processing BCR International. Products are sold under the Markwell brand.

Markwell Foods obtained distributor exclusivity in Australia and New Zealand for ConAgra brand, Lamb Weston.

Traded Division
Our highly skilled and specialised Trading Department sources a wide variety of frozen imported seafood. All products are sold direct to wholesalers, importers and manufacturers. Our global alliances in China, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, India, US, Denmark, Chile, Argentina, Tanzania, South Africa/Namibia and New Zealand allow us to bring you quality at the competitive prices.

The diverse product range includes:
– Fish (Whole and Fillets including Barramundi)
– Salmon (Raw – whole and fillets plus Smoked)
– Celapaphods (Squid, Cuttlefish and Octopus)
– Prawns (Cooked, Raw and Marinated)
– Scallops (Roe on/off and half shelled)
– Mussels
– Fingerfood
– Lobster & Bug products
– Crab products
– Japanese Specialty items



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