International Sales & Marketing

Exporting to the world

The international sales and marketing arm of PGG Wrightson Wool is Bloch & Behrens Wool (NZ) Limited – a participant in the global wool trade for generations, renowned for high quality wool to international markets.

Bloch & Behrens Wool was launched in Denmark in 1856; and branched to New Zealand in 1949.

Bloch & Behrens supplies local mills and exports to more than 30 countries around the world. They enjoy several long standing relationships with prominent manufacturers throughout Europe; relationships preserved by rigorous attention to detail, clear advice on price trends and delivering high quality wool to meet exacting criteria. Bloch & Behrens also conducts business in China.

The global market intelligence gathered by Bloch & Behrens is available to you, our PGG Wrightson woolgrowers – providing you with opportunities for forward contracts and access to niche markets.

Bloch & Behrens is a member of the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) and the New Zealand Council of Wool Exporters Inc (NZCWE) and is a registered supplier of controlled quantities of certified organic wool. 

Wool supplied by Bloch & Behrens certified to the RWS is fully traceable to farm and verifies the standard's strict criteria in regard to land management and animal welfare practices.