New Zealand Greenshell Mussels
Established in 1979; WESTPAC Mussels Distributors Ltd is 100% New Zealand family owned and operated.
We specialise in the export of one of New Zealand's finest sustainable and renewable resources, New Zealand Greenshell™ Mussels.
Our privately owned and operated marine farms are situated on some of New Zealand’s most pristine and picturesque aquaculture growing areas. To ensure the highest standards and quality of our product, the philosophy at Westpac Mussels has been to control every aspect of the supply chain. We are growers, harvesters, processors, packers, distributors and exporters of quality, premium first grade New Zealand Greenshell™Mussels.
We adhere to a rigid water testing programme in our marine farms, these programmes are implemented and controlled by local area health boards and the Ministry of Primary Industries. Water testing enables us to ensure our products freshness, quality and food safety. Greenshell™Mussels are a natural, GE free product. They have no artificial colours, flavours, additives or preservatives. They are extremely versatile, are full of nutrition, thus making them an extremely healthy meal option.
Distribution and Export
Westpac Mussels is proud to be a "Secured Exporter” under the Secure Exports Scheme. This ensures us a straight line through the customs process in those countries with whom New Zealand has a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA). Importers from these countries are assured a secure supply chain and faster border clearance”.
Westpac also owns a fleet of temperature controlled trucks and a state of the art processing and packaging plant where our trained processing staff, sort and package our products. Our processing plant exceeds all New Zealand and USFDA Food Safety regulations, and we also have strict Risk Management Programmes and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Programmes (HACCP) in place to ensure the safety of our food products in the marketplace. Our products are exported to customers all over the world, including Europe, Russia, Asia, Pacific Rim, Middle East and the United States. Rigorous quality control, attention to detail, and reliability of supply means that our customers can count on our products wherever they are in the world.
The Antunovich family has been part of the New Zealand Seafood Industry for over three decades; it is part of our history and is the key to our future. We grow and produce one of New Zealand’s finest indigenous seafood’s and we do it with great pride, passion and pleasure.