ProTen's humble beginnings started with one man and one shed in Halcombe, New Zealand in 1987.
This one man remains a Director of ProTen Ltd, Maxwell Bryant.
Max has been involved in the broiler chicken industry for over 30 years and has been the principal behind the establishment of the farms which now comprise ProTen. He has been involved with the establishment of quality farming systems with Tegel Foods (New Zealand) and the utilisation of the latest ventilation systems and building technology.
Max has managed and/or been a director of various meat chicken companies for 21 years.
ProTen was formed in 2001 with the amalgamation of seven farms that Max and other long term shareholders built and acquired throughout New Zealand.