Meatco is Namibia’s biggest exporter of prime beef, taking up 80 percent of the local export market.
The Company slaughters approximately 120 000 cattle every year and produces more than 27 000 tons of beef annually. It also produces approximately 250 000 wet blue hides and 14 million canned food products every year.
All Meatco’s abattoirs are HACCP and ISO 9001 accredited and have South African export status. The abattoirs south of the Veterinary Cordon Fence in Windhoek and Okahandja also have European Union export status.
Meatco’s biggest clients currently are South Africa, the United Kingdom and Norway, although we have penetrated various other European and non-European markets including Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Czechoslovakia, China and Dubai.
The Meat Corporation of Namibia was consolidated in the early 1980’s from various competing abattoirs and has grown into a strong and well established company since. Locally it is recognised as the cornerstone of the Namibian beef industry.
Meatco employees 1'200 highly skilled employees that add significant value to its product and help to reach the company's vision to have the most sought after meat brands in selected markets in the long term interest of its stakeholders.