NRLX & NCMC Tour
Wed 23 May 2018 - Tickets $20pp
Dargaville Dr, Casino NSW 2470
Tour times: Tour 1: 8.30am – 10.30am / Tour 2: 9.30am – 11.30am / Tour 3: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to join an exclusive tour of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) and the Northern Co-Operative Meat Company (NCMC) in the beef capital of Australia. Experience a cattle sale day and a behind the scenes tour at the meatworks during the 36th Casino Beef Week festival!
The Casino saleyard is undergoing a $14 million upgrade and once completed, will be one of the most modern facilities in Australia. Experience the thrill of a live cattle sale in the refurbished facility and have a chance to meet farmers, auctioneers, Richmond Valley Council staff and other saleyard characters. The 30minute NRLX guided tours starts with a basic safety induction once on site and morning tea.
After that you will be treated to a tour through the close-by Northern Co-Operative Meat Company Ltd, a unique and exciting experience for visitors, families and friends of those who work inside its walls. Since 1933 NCMC has established itself as an industry leader in meat processing providing members with a unique opportunity to process livestock in world class processing facilities. The meatworks will open its doors so guests can tour parts of the facility and get a visual overview of desirable attributes of livestock and the stages of processing. Guests will be treated to a facility tour of the cold chain management facility showcasing the latest technology & Dematic Multishuttle Automated Storage and Retrieval System.
Tickets are limited to 20 people per tour to facilitate a more authentic experience. This allows the guides to be flexible with tour, often sneaking in some Q&A or sharing stories along the way. Tours kick off at 8.30am, 9.30am and 10.30am and go for two hours each. Tickets are $20 which includes morning tea at the NRLX canteen.
All attendees must wear in closed shoes in order to participate.
Tickets on sale now at the Beef Week office at 86 Walker St, Casino or call (02) 6662 8181.