NEW ZEALAND FARMS
Integrated Foods Ltd (IFL) Farming is based in the Gisborne Region, on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The Farming Operation spans 14,500 ha divided into 8 individual Management Units. IFL Farming leases the farmed area from the Mangatu Blocks Incorporation, Mangatu is one of the original Maori incorporations in New Zealand. This asset now includes significant exotic and native forest estates operating alongside the farming operations.
As the start point in the Integrated Foods supply chain, IFL Farming aims to “Deliver In Full and on Time in Specification” (DiFoTiS) lamb to the Fresh Meats ME77 Napier processing plant. The farms are setup to provide prime lambs throughout the year to tight specifications including weight, sex and wool length to facilitate efficient processing and to ultimately deliver great tasting lamb.
Environmental sustainability is a critical part of the long-term sustainability and licence to operate for IFL Farming this includes the protection of waterways through retirement & planting of land. Every animal is important to us and is to be provided the care that is required including adequate feed, animal health and veterinary attention if required, so that they can perform to their full potential. IFL Farming consistently strives for improvements in breeding and utilising up to date technology such as Embryo transfer, AI and EID.