Pork processing and packaging


Rivalea owns and operates specialised export accredited abattoirs, boning and packaging facilities at its Corowa site. These are integrated into its production and distribution systems to supply major retailers throughout Australia, Asia and other parts of the world. Food safety and quality is paramount and supported through audited and monitored quality programs. Rivalea also retains a majority share of a contract facility in Melbourne.



Rivalea customers demand that the highest quality standards are implemented.

The systems employed within the group are supported by well-trained employees and unparalleled traceability back through to the Rivalea farming operations.

Rivalea invests heavily in product development and meat science to ensure that their pork products continue to meet customer needs for taste, convenience and health.

Packaged meat

Food safety

Food safety and product quality are the key priorities for the Rivalea Pork Processing and Packaging Group.

The advanced processes and protective measures employed are supported by an onsite NATA-accredited laboratory, an extensive traceability system and comprehensive employee training.

Food safety


Rivalea aims to provide a safe, enjoyable and secure workplace for employees working in the abattoirs and boning room.

Employee facilities include on-site café and appropriate amenities.
Young lady smiling at work

Animal welfare

Rivalea considers the humane treatment of animals in their care to be paramount.

The pork processing system has been designed to minimise pre-slaughter stress and is independently audited for Rivalea, numerous customers and other stakeholders.

For more on Animal Welfare »

Piglets at farm

Contract processing

Rivalea is a major shareholder in contract abattoir and boning plant in Melbourne, that services other pork producers, wholesalers and retailers.

Pork Processing

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