Company History

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  • 1927

    1927

    Riverina is established in the Riverina District of Southern NSW, adjacent to the Wise Brothers flour mill in the township of Narrandera.
  • 1955

    The company’s manufacturing activities extend into QLD at Wallangarra and then Warwick – growing, in the subsequent years, to service both domestic and overseas markets with a complete range of compound stock feeds and feed ingredients.

  • 1976

    Riverina acquires Quality Stockfeeds Loganlea, QLD.

  • 1988

    The company is restructured with the involvement of Mitsubishi Corporation as a shareholder, expanding markets both within Australia and overseas.

  • 1990

    The company expands trading operations with the addition of the Leeton branch in NSW.

  • 1995

    Mitsubishi Corporation becomes 100% owner of the company.

    A suspension supplement plant in Warwick, QLD is commissioned.

  • 1997

    A modern feed mill is established in Casino, NSW, which caters to a growing broiler industry.

  • 2005

    Riverina acquires Burnett Valley Stockfeeds, presently known as the Murgon feedmill.

  • 2006

    Riverina acquires a second suspension plant in Mackay.

  • 2010

    Riverina acquires Better Blend Stockfeeds and a feedmill in Oakey, QLD.

  • 2016

    After 21 years as Managing Director, Michael See retires with a wonderful farewell of a popular leader.

    David Hunter is appointed as CEO.

  • 2017

    David Hunter is appointed Managing Director.

    A merger between AGREX AUSTRALIA, a Mitsubishi Corporation-owned grain trading entity, and RIVERINA AUSTRALIA boosts the Riverina grain trading and export business to new levels. This Merger brings with it shares in the Newcastle Agri Terminal, a bulk ship loading facility in Port of Newcastle, NSW.

  • 2018

    A strategic review is performed and decided upon with a focus on:

    1. Growth through M&A
    2. Rationalisation of assets
    3. Optimisation of structure, processes and supply chain
  • 2019

    Riverina ceases operations at the Mackay suspension plant, leaving all production to the state-of-the-art facility at Warwick. The relocation of equipment and a refinement in transport logistics provides greater efficiency in meeting customer demands.

  • 2021

    Riverina Australia expands market area whilst rationalising assets in existing footprints.

    • Acquisition of AMBOS Stockfeeds at Young, NSW.
    • Sale of the shares held in Newcastle Agri Terminal (NAT).
    • Opens a state-of-the-art warehouse and bagging line in Oakey, Qld.
    • Closes Loganlea feed mill and moves to sell the land asset.

    These changes enable the company to be in a strong position to redeploy capital towards further growth initiatives with synergies to its overall operations and long term strategic plan.

  • Today

    Riverina Australia is a leading Agribusiness based in Brisbane, QLD, with operations in Southern QLD, northern and southern NSW, and Perth, WA.

    The company will continue to evolve whilst remaining committed to delivering quality feeds, grains and proteins to customers around the globe.