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The nature of luxury sheepskin

At Bowron Sheepskins we are proud of our 100 year history as international brand. Arriving in the new colony of New Zealand, two brothers, George and William Bowron, master tanners of Yorkshire, started a new life and a journey to realise their personal dream – to start a tannery of their own.


Market value for meat co-products losing attractiveness

Apart from meal and tallow, the market value for by-products from the meat processing industry is reported to have suffered significantly in recent years, with the leather industry in New Zealand seeing prices for hides and, more particularly, pelts lose much of their value.