Tegel is New Zealand's market leading poultry producer, and has been part of New Zealanders' lives since 1961. The company is involved in breeding, hatching, processing, marketing, sales and distribution of poultry products across New Zealand and to selected international markets.
Tegel is an iconic New Zealand heritage brand offering a broad range of cage free (barn raised) and free range poultry products. We produce fresh and frozen whole chickens and portions, value added main meals, snacks and convenience meal options. Additionally, Tegel is New Zealand’s largest producer of turkey, with supply of whole turkeys and value added roasts both domestically and internationally. In addition to Tegel branded products, Tegel also manufactures a range of free range products under the Rangitikei brand, as well as sausages and processed meats under the Top Hat brand.
Domestically, Tegel's products are supplied to major supermarkets, other retail outlets, processors, hotels, restaurants, distributors and fast food customers. Tegel exports a range of premium New Zealand chicken products internationally, proudly promoting "Pure New Zealand Premium Chicken".
Tegel's operations include major processing facilities in Auckland, New Plymouth and Christchurch. These highly sophisticated and automated processing facilities are fully accredited and independently audited to meet globally recognised food safety and quality standards. To align with the demands of many of our international markets, Tegel's world class production facilities are also halal certified.
Tegel employs over 2,300 people nation-wide.