1998

Exit the meat industry to focus on animal by-products and forms Lowe Corporation

Lowe Walker sold its meat processing assets to Richmond's.

At this time, Lowe Walker was the largest exporter of beef in NZ.

Lowe Corporation is formed with a focus on animal by-products - Rendering, Skins and Hides. The plants involved were;

  • Hastings
  • Tuakau
  • Hawera
  • Tomoana - a joint venture with Taylor Preston Limited

Exit the meat industry to focus on animal by-products
Graeme Lowe Hastings

Exit the meat industry to focus on animal by-products
Graeme Lowe Waikato (Tuakau)


Graeme Lowe Protein (Hawera)

Tomoana Pelts
Tomoana Pelts