Shore Mariner is New Zealand's largest importer of high quality frozen food. Our wide and varied range includes seafood, finger food, vegetables, berries and meat. Find us at leading foodservice outlets, supermarkets and specialist food retailers nationwide.

Shore Mariner's reputation is founded on quality, variety and reliability. The company insists that our global suppliers process and pack in factories operating under a HACCP program, and complying with the industry's highest ISO and food safety standards.

When product reaches New Zealand shores, it is rigorously checked by New Zealand health authorities throughout the importation process, so that Shore Mariner can ensure that the product our customers receive is of the highest quality.

Shore Mariner has representatives throughout New Zealand, who are available to discuss our wide range of competitively priced product with you. Please contact us to get in touch with your nearest representative.

The History of Shore Mariner


Shore Foods Ltd - A pioneer of the imported seafood business launching the Kingfisher brand as well as innovating with proprietary products new to the New Zealand market from all over the world.


Shore Foods moved away from the Kingfisher brand and embarked on developing their own branded product range that today makes up a large percentage of the range.


Shore Foods acquired Mariner Foods Ltd and became Shore Mariner NZ.


Shore Mariner NZ was acquired by the CFAL (Competitive Foods Ltd) group becoming Markwell NZ Ltd. The Shore Mariner product range expanded to include Markwell branded products.


Markwell Foods obtained distributor exclusivity in Australia and New Zealand for the ConAgra brand, Lamb Weston.


Markwell Foods NZ (Shore Mariner Ltd) has numerous brands across the Foodservice, Export and Retail channels:

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