Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) was established on the 24th December 1965 , by an act of Parliament to promote the development of the country’s beef and related products globally .
The first abattoir was opened in Lobatse with Maun and Francistown Abattoirs following in 1983 and 1989 respectively . The Maun Abattoir was closed indefinitely in 1996 due to shortage of cattle supply and re-opened in April 2010. The BMC has had a significant contribution to the development of the country over the years .
In the early years of Botswana’s development as an independent nation , beef export was the only foreign exchange earner .
Although beef is no longer the largest earner of foreign exchange , it nonetheless remains important o the economy as it has different impact on the furfural population who rely on farming for their livelihood . BMC head office in Lobatse comprises an integrated complex housing an Abattoir , deboning and cutting plant , cannery , rendering plant and tannery .
To produce quality meat and value adding products for global markets
A globally renowned meat and diversified products enterprise
“Meat Perfection defined”
Customer focus and Consumer Satisfaction
Caring towards our people
Pursuit of excellence
Sense of urgency
Courage for change
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