Westfort

Westfort Meat
Westfort is a highly specialised cold pork products company offering the full range of meat processing services: buying pigs directly from regular farmers, slaughtering, producing cold meat products, and delivering meat and meat products to butchers, supermarkets, restaurants and cold meat product companies around the world. Westfort: an artisanal yet innovative company.

Facts and figures
With an accumulated annual volume of approx. 1.4 million pigs, Westfort has roughly a 10% share of the Dutch market. Westfort has branches in Oudewater, IJsselstein, Hedel and Gorinchem, with a workforce of over 500.

History
The Westfort company grew out of a long-standing collaboration between two family businesses – Lunenburg Vlees B.V. and Egbert Kruiswijk Vleesproducten B.V. In 2013 the companies decided to pool their resources, so they could enhance their position as pioneers in innovative concept development, and further strengthen the move towards sustainability in the Dutch meat sector. The merger was a logical next step in the strategy they'd been implementing for many years. The companies had already been working very closely together in many areas for a long time. In 1999 they started buying pigs together, and in 2004 they opened the slaughterhouse in Gorinchem.

A wide variety of lines

IJsselland Vleeswaren

The IJsselland cold meats line consists of sustainable, artisan cold pork products with the Sustainable Pork Value Chain label. The cold meats are produced using authentic methods, without artificial colourings or flavourings, and with as few E numbers as possible.

Duurzaam Varkensvlees

KDV (Sustainable Pork Value Chain) produces delicious pork that's made with respect for the animal and the environment. Over 300 farmers are already working in accordance with our method. The meat is on sale at more than 500 retail outlets. Which makes it the leading sustainable alternative.

St. Hendrick

St. Hendrick offers pure, organically sourced meat products. The St. Hendrick meats get the time and attention they deserve. Which gives us a very full range of quality organic meats. All St. Hendrick products are certified gluten-free.

Friberne - Gaasterlands Kruiden Varken

Het Kruidenvarken van Friberne. Every day the Friberne pigs are fed a mixture of 10 different herbs by the farmer personally. This extra care and attention for the pigs is reflected in the end product – tastier and more tender pork.

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