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Danish Crown pays £28.4m extra to pig farmers

Danish Crown – which claims to be Europe’s largest pork producer – has paid its owners DKK300m (£28.4m) more than it did in 2014 citing “strong financial results”. 

Danish Crown 'managing better than European competitors'

Denmark close to lucrative Chinese pork deal

Danish heat-treated pork product exporters say they are tantalisingly close to selling into China, seven years after Bejing greenlighted these exports in principle.

Maple Leaf Foods cuts 400 jobs

Canadian food processor Maple Leaf Foods has announced it will cut 400 jobs, with most coming into effect before Christmas.

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Indonesia delays WTO hearing on Brazilian chicken

Indonesia has used procedural tactics to delay the establishment of a World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes settlement panel hearing on Brazilian claims that the south-east Asian country has been illegally blocking its chicken exports.

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