Gundagai Meat Processors, which supplies red meat cuts to some of Australia’s largest supermarkets including Cole’s, said Henry brought a wealth of knowledge in animal welfare and the lamb supply chain.
Henry has previously held roles with the Australian Lamb Company, which supplies lamb and beef products to Australian supermarkets, as well as the University of Melbourne. She is also an active contributor to the Sheep CRC organisation.
Gundagai Meat Processor CEO Will Barton said Henry would be advising in areas specifically related to meat science to optimise the functionality of a client’s lamb supply chain.
“Her appointment ensures that Gundagai Meat Processors is at the forefront of innovation in meat processing, by providing technical and research-based advice to clients regarding supply chain opportunities,” said Barton.
Henry revealed that one of the main attractions of the role was the business’ vision and ethos.
“They are firmly committed to moving the business forward through exploring new technologies, partnerships and practices to improve their service delivery, food quality and add real value to clients,” said Henry.
Gundagai Meat Processors has been involved in the meat industry for the past three generations of the family and processes in excess of 600,000 lambs per year.