Halal slaughterhouse’s owners Meatco put into liquidation

By on March 10, 2018
Halal slaughterhouse's owners Meatco put into liquidation

Overseas muslims could be robbed of the taste New Zealand lamb, after a halal meat exporter- seemingly linked to a convicted tax fraudster - was put into liquidation.

Meatco NZ Ltd was placed into liquidation following High Court proceedings in Napier, with Chris Horton and Associates appointed as liquidators.

The Meatco website describes the company as "one of the New Zealand's leading providers of the highest quality halal lamb and mutton products in the Middle East and South East Asia".

It also says it has the capacity to halal slaughter 15,000 sheep a week at a "fully refurbished modern halal meat processing plant", located in Christchurch.

Read the full article by Andrew Ashton > The New Zealand Herald - nzherald.co.nz