OUR COMPANY

Manacorp International Ltd. was incorporated in New Zealand in 1996. They are committed to supplying healthy and safe food products to their customers.

The director, Jc Bedwell, has more than 30 years experience with Temperature Controlled Products (TCP) in meat and poultry trading.

He has vast experience in all aspects of organic farming, animal husbandry, poultry rearing, breeding, raising, fattening and selling and is the chairman of The New Zealand Positive Development Trust for the Maori community.

DIRECTOR PROFILES

Jc Bedwell

Managing Director

My philosophy: “Everything Matters”

Jc Bedwell has had more than 30 years experience in all aspect of Farming, animal husbandry, breeding, raising, fattening and selling and has been involved in many community organisations, and is currently the chairman of the PDT, etc.

Dairy farming: both cream and whole milk production, with rotational pasture management and herd improvement, animal health, pastoral care and breeding herd improvement.

Beef Cattle and Sheep Farming: experience developing and breaking in country, increasing herd size, and selection breeding to increase animal production.

Feed lot: and fattening on supplements and pasture and off pasture feeding.

Cropping farm: Cultivation, drilling, barley, animal feed, licence and …..

Building: experience commercial construction, house building, maintenance and development.

Farm building: hay sheds, implement sheds cattle yards and feed lots, water reticulation.

Insurance: Owned and managed an insurance brokerage, Life and General Insurance for many years.

Current Role: Managing and developing a food trading company, arranging imports of red meat poultry and other foods from New Zealand, Australia, South America India to Asia and South East Asia markets.

Jim Bedwell

Jim manages the New Zealand Office

Jim has 20 years’ experience importing and exporting dairy products including protein and milk powdered products. This included the formulations and flavour systems and packaging for products.

He has been trading with Chinese companies since 2004.

He is an owner and director of 2 companies.

PAST ECONOMIC SOCIAL INVOLVEMENT

  • Executive member New Zealand National Party.​
  • Maori Vice President New Zealand National Party.​
  • Member the ‘Kaika’ Church restoration committee, Onuku, Akaroa.​
  • Member Canterbury Business Development Board.​
  • Trustee Canterbury Community Trust.​
  • Member Christchurch Anglican Maori Mission.​
  • Honary member Maori Woman’s Welfare League Akaroa.​
  • Committee member Christchurch Maori Mission.
  • Executive member Mauao Whanau Christchurch.​
  • Member Nga Puhi Tribal Exec Christchurch.​
  • Chairman Christchurch Maori Business Network.​
  • Chairman Christchurch Maori Legal Services.​
  • Deputy Chairman Nga Maata Waka Christchurch.​
  • Trustee Nga Hau E Wha National Marae Chrischurch.​
  • Chairman Positives Development Trust.​

We welcome inquiries from prospective new clients, and we’re also interested in developing business relationships with new suppliers and new products to supply our ever-increasing customer base.