Company owned jointly by Benfer and Elk families (est 1972). Fully integrated with feed mills, hatcheries, parent and broiler farms, processing plant and distribution. Services major retailers, specialist and butcher shops in Australia and exports to Pacific Region.
|Golden Cockerel Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Golden Cockerel Pty Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2023)
This company produces factory farmed chicken meat. Broiler chickens can legally be confined at a density that gives each bird less space than an single A4 sheet of paper. Every year in Australia 550 million chickens endure short and unnatural lives inside factory farms. This approach is fundamentally at odds with chicken welfare.
Source: Voiceless (2019)
Golden Cockerel free range chicken is certified by Free Range Egg and Poultry Australia (FREPA). However this only represents a small percentage of this company's total chicken meat production.
Source: FREPA (2020)
The Farm Transparency Project Repository is a public repository/gallery for videos, photos, documents and campaign materials relating to the animal rights movement in Australia. Follow the link to see their profile on this company.
Source: Farm Transparency Project (2022)
|Revenue||281 million AUD (2020)|
|Address||1483 Mt Cotton Rd, Mt Cotton, QLD, 4165, Australia|
|Phone||07 3822 0100|
Products / BrandsGolden Cockerel
Golden Cockerel Poultry