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Hormel Foods to acquire Applegate Farms

Hormel Foods is to acquire Applegate Farms, the number one natural and organic prepared meats brand in the US.

The deal will cost Hormel Foods $775m

Provenance of New Zealand foods overlooked

Not enough is being done to promote awareness of the country of origin on New Zealand products, with the result that many overseas consumers are unaware that their meat originates from New Zealand, according to a new study.

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Countdown to World Pork Expo begins

Delegates with links to the pork industry are preparing to travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the World Pork Expo, being held on 3-4 June.

Investment expected for Ghanaian poultry industry

The Ghanaian government is to deliver on its promise plough GH¢39m (£6.1m) into its poultry industry, to help create jobs and stimulate growth in the sector, said Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Hanna Louisa Bisiw.

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