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.
Finnish meat processor Atria plans to invest significantly in Lagerbergs to boost production and implement sweeping improvements to the company it acquired in April.
Danish Crown has welcomed the strengthening of its distribution system through the acquisition of livestock transporter SPF-Danmark, after it bought out pork producer Tican’s 10% stake.
Ireland's Keelaghan Wholesale Meats has been fined €16,000 for falsely declaring beef imported from Poland, Lithuania and Germany was of Irish origin.
Wellard Ltd, one Australia’s foremost livestock transporters, is braced for a drop in earnings, with the high price of cattle expected to dent full-year trading figures.
The Pakistan government has reduced custom duty on machinery imports used in the livestock and meat industry from 5% to 2% to encourage investment in the meat industry.
Finnish meat processor Atria eyes further expansion in its native land with plans to acquire a majority holding in the kebab and burger manufacturer Kaivon Liha.
Danish Crown is free to complete the takeover of SPF-Danmark after the European Commission ruled the acquisition does not break competition rules.
EU rules preventing producers' exploitation by retailers and wholesalers must be introduced, a European Parliament resolution has urged.
Aggressive expansion across West Africa has resulted in soaring profit growth for Zambeef, but extremely strong foreign exchange headwinds have troubled analysts.
Pilgrim’s Pride has announced plans for a multimillion dollar expansion of its poultry processing facility in Kentucky, leading to 155 new jobs.
Two of Russia’s largest meat companies experienced a sharp drop in profits in the first quarter of 2016, according to official reports.
Argentina’s reform-minded president Mauricio Macri met with executives of BRF this week, as the meat processor eyes up a mouth-watering investment in South America’s third-largest economy.
Danish Crown’s profits declined in the first six months of the 2015-16 financial year due to an “extremely competitive” retail market.
Bosch Packaging Technology has hailed “remarkable” sales growth in a stagnant North American market, where trade increased by nearly a fifth in full-year results for 2015.
Chicken meat exports climbed at MHP in the first quarter of 2016, despite the Ukraine-based agro-industrial grain and poultry producer reporting plummeting pre-tax profits during the period.
Brazilian beef processor JBS SA has announced a restructure of its business that would see the formation of new company JBS International.
Tyson Foods has posted successful second-quarter results, citing product differentiation as the reason behind its growth.
Mixing equipment manufacturer Admix has completed the takeover of its long-standing Danish partner In-Mix Flow for an undisclosed fee.
Finnish meat processor HKScan has posted a drop in operating income for the first quarter of 2016 as price competition, coupled with a pork surplus in Scandinavia, caused a dip...
Finnish meat processor Atria has sold a facility in need of modernisation to pork farmers in Estonia for an undisclosed fee.
Brazilian meat processor BRF has reported a slide in gross profits for the first quarter of 2016 as pressure on poultry prices and the cost of corn hurt its income.
Private equity firm Silverfleet Capital has agreed to the sale of casings supplier Kalle Group to a fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R)
Mexico’s second-largest poultry producer – US-owned Pilgrim’s Pride – has reported a fall in pre-tax profits for the first quarter of 2016 after a “challenging” winter.
Full-year trading figures for Parma Ham show strong export growth for the dry-cured charcuterie favourite. But, predictably, sales in Russia have dropped as the Kremlin embargo heaped pressure on the...
Brazil’s BRF, one of the world’s largest meat processors, has entered into negotiations with frozen food distributor Al Khan Foodstuff (AFK) to acquire full control of the Omani business....