Core Values are our fundamental beliefs that dictate our behaviour and actions. They are our navigation tool to the right path to fulfilling our business goals. They set the tone for our company culture and are the corner stones of our brand.

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Our sustainability story is just at the beginning, and we can assure you it is at the top of our radar.

We aim to continuously improve our business practices working closely with external experts, to help us ensure we positively contribute to a better future for generations to come.

Our people

It’s safe to say we wouldn’t be the company we are today without our people.

If you ask our staff what the best part of working at Hawkins Watts is - the answer will most likely be ‘the people’. We are very lucky to have talented and passionate people on staff, which creates a fun work environment.

Our history

From being founded in 1992, to expansion into Australia, and gaining many partnerships along the way.

The idea for Hawkins Watts was born in 1992 when a multinational food ingredients company decided to exit the New Zealand market. Peter Hawkins, a sales manager at the time, saw the opportunity to provide local manufacturers with their own trusted specialty ingredients supplier.

Peter Hawkins