Westpork increases market share to 45pc – Farm Weekly

WESTPORK has positioned itself as the biggest player in the WA pork market for years to come after taking over GD Pork operations in West Pinjarra and Kojonup.

The company will hold a 45 per cent share of the market producing about 7000 pigs per week or 364,000 per year.

The Danish-owned GD Pork was WAs third biggest producer supplying 5pc of the market until it was placed into voluntary administration in November last year.

GD Pork started its operation in 2007 and invested millions of dollars into its facilities but was hit by the dramatic fall in pork prices nationally in the past few years and the high grain prices and oversupply of pork in the local market.

GD Porks managing director, as well as an internal consultant/technical expert …

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