The Weekly Grill

Episode 21: Beef processor, ACC’s David Foote

In this week’s episode of The Weekly Grill podcast series, host Kerry Lonergan turns up the heat on Queensland beef processor and supply chain manager, Australian Country Choice’s David Foote.

Mr Foote is currently in gradual transition out of his full-time role as ACC’s group managing director, which he has filled for the past 22 years, handing over the reins recently to Anthony Lee.

Ove the years Mr Foote has become well-known for expressing strong, well-argued opinions about red meat industry matters – ranging from labour reform to industry representation, the industry’s response to recent challenges over its environmental footprint and animal welfare and a host of other topics – many of which are touched-on in this podcast.







Check out our previous Weekly Grill podcasts here, including:

  • Red meat advocate and orthopaedic surgeon, Gary Fettke
  • Competition BBQ King, Grant Coleman
  • Our regular cattle market outlook with TEM’s Matt Dalgleish and Stockco’s Chris Howie
  • Live export class action facilitator, Tracey Hayes
  • Signature Beef’s Blair Angus
  • Consolidated Pastoral Co chief and Livecorp chairman, Troy Setter
  • Nutrition scientist and MLA special skills board member, Manny Noakes
  • CCA independent northern and southern directors, Alice Greenup and Olivia Lawson
  • Australian Agricultural Co head Hugh Killen
  • Sydney independent red meat retailer Stephen Kelly
  • Queensland lotfeeder, Charlie Mort
  • Processor and supply chain manager, Terry Nolan
  • Livestock transport operator Ross Fraser; and
  • Organic supply chain manager Alister Ferguson.


ACC’s David Foote with podcast technical manager Derek Tan, from Generator, during this week’s recording


























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