Money makes the world go round and the meat industry is no different. Deals are always being brokered and currency fluctuations are a key issue for any global meat trader.
Dutch food group Vion is to double the pork processing capacity at its Landshut plant in Bavaria, as part of a multi-million euro investment in its Bavarian plants.
A US farm in Loudon, New Hampshire has been highlighted as one of nearly 250 operations to receive a portion of a $25m funding pot designed to help rural businesses...
JBS has reported a 32% increase in net income, to R$29bn, for the second quarter of 2014, compared to the same period last year.
Smithfield Foods has posted a 14% increase in sales for the three months to 29 June 2014.
The price of US pork has declined from the earlier highs seen at the beginning of 2014, following the outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv), according to Mintec’s latest...
Declining sales at McDonald’s in Asia have contributed to total comparable sales drop of 2.5% in July.
US-based Cargill said earnings rose "significantly" in its Animal Nutrition & Protein business, reflecting the positive impact of recent acquisitions.
WH Group, China’s largest pork company and a major shareholder in Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development Co, which acquired Smithfield Foods for US$7.1 billion in 2013, has successfully floated on...
Scottish collagen casing manufacturer Devro said it had made "significant progress" on its business developments in China, in its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2014.
JBS subsidiary Pilgrim’s Pride has reported a significant increase in EBITDA from $264.6m to $338.6m in the second quarter of 2014.
Tyson Foods is to sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry business to JBS subsidiaries in a deal worth a total of $575 million.
South African poultry company Astral Foods expects a boost, due to lower maize and soya prices, according to Investec research.
Spanish food and wine group Osborne has teamed up with Chinese private investment group Fosun in a bid to grow both its domestic and international markets.
JBS Foods has signed a deal with Brazilian poultry firm Céu Azul Alimentos to acquire two processing plants in Guapiaçu and Itapetininga, Paulo, for approximately BRL$246m ($110m).
An independent German competition authority has dished out fines totalling €338m to 21 sausage manufacturers, as well as fines to 33 individuals, involved in price-fixing activity.
Global poultry prices are taking off, leading to improved profitability for the global poultry industry, according to Rabobank.
The global beef market is set to regain its positive momentum in the third quarter of the year once the current high supply has worked its way through the system,...
The European Commission has revised guide prices for a range of poultry imports – if the value of exports exceed these levels, the European Union (EU) can impose additional duties...
Austria’s Gerlinger is planning to acquire insolvent Serbian meat processor Mitros.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), of the World Bank, is lending US$250 million to Ukraine’s leading poultry producer Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) to help kickstart the country’s flailing economy.
India is poised to take a larger step on to the world stage when it comes to meat, delegates to the World Meat Congress were told.
Ukraine intends to achieve an increase in duty-free quotas for agricultural products to the European Union (EU), according to representatives from the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food.
An investment of more than CA$1m has been announced for the Canadian Swine Exporters Association (CSEA), in order to boost international recognition of its purebred swine genetics.
Chicago-based US firm Hillshire Brands has announced that its board of directors has unanimously decided to withdraw its recommendation to acquire Pinnacle Foods.
Saskatchewan livestock producers are set to benefit from two new research projects, worth nearly CA$1m.