Tegel Foods

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Tegel Foods
OwnerBounty Fresh[1]

Tegel Foods Limited is a New Zealand poultry producer. The company is involved in breeding, hatching, processing, marketing, sales, and distribution of poultry products across New Zealand and to selected international markets. With over 2,300 employees nationwide, Tegel offers both cage free and free range chickens across a wide range of products. Tegel is independently audited to meet the highest New Zealand animal welfare standards.[2]


Tegel has products available for international markets across retail, food service and fast food (QSR) channels. It currently exports to the Pacific Islands, Australia, Asia & the Middle East.[3]


Sue Kedgley MP, New Zealand Green Party Animal Welfare Spokesperson, lodged a complaint with the New Zealand Advertising Standards Complaints Board in February 2002 about allegedly misleading Tegel promotions.[4]


  1. ^ "Tegel Group set to de-list from NZX as Bounty Fresh Foods crosses 90 per cent threshold".
  2. ^ "Nz's Favourite Chicken for over 50 Years". www.tegel.co.nz. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Tegel International". www.tegel.co.nz. Retrieved 21 October 2021.
  4. ^ Kedgley lodges complaint over Tegel's 'pure natural' ads, 3 Feb 2002, greens.org.nz. Retrieved on 5 July 2009.