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.
The Jerky Group has merged with biltong brand Cruga to form the largest ambient beef snack manufacturer in Europe.
Tyson Foods, the largest US meat processor, has cut its profit forecast for the year, citing issues in the beef market.
Slovenian poultry firm Perutnina Ptuj has received €40m worth of investment from the Slovenian Steel Group (SIJ) as part of its long-term plan to break into the food industry.
Maple Leaf Foods, the Canadian meat processor, has reported a drop in sales from last year of 1.3% to $820.8 million for its second financial quarter to 30 June, 2015.
The largest integrated meat processor in Russia, Cherkizovo, has reported increased sales in its poultry and meat processing division in the first half of 2014, but a decline in sales...
The opening of the upgraded €50 million food processing facility for ABP Food Group in Cahir, Tipperary, Ireland, should generate more than €1 billion to the Irish economy over five years.
Sausage casings firm Devro's acquisition of 100% of the shares of the Dutch collagen manufacturer PV Industries (PVI) will boost its “presence and authority” in Europe, a top UK food industry analyst...
Seven state beef organisations across the US have been awarded grants to help promote beef to consumers.
The Australian Agricultural Company (AAco) has revealed it will not be bidding for the S. Kidman and Co portfolio.
SugarCreek, the largest independent processor of bacon in the US, is investing $170 million in two new facilities, including what it claims is the nation’s largest sous vide line.
The management of Netherlands-based ingredients firm Vaessen-Schoemaker has acquired the majority holding of the Schoemaker family.
Pork producer and processor Smithfield Romania has acquired a US$60 million (€54m) investment loan to finance expansion plans in the Romanian market.
A pledge to end slave labour in the supply chain and increased use of biomass energy production are among the areas covered in Marfrig Global Foods’ 2014 annual sustainability report.
US-based Monogram Foods, the processed meat manufacturer, has lodged a successful bid for Golden County Foods in Wisconsin, a frozen appetiser business.
Bindaree Beef, the Inverell-based Australian meat processor, has merged with marketing and logistics company Sanger Australia.
The acquisition of US sausage brand Isernio’s has been announced by global speciality food business Premium Brands Holdings Corporation.
US meat giant Tyson Foods is to take on approximately 90 additional workers at its poultry plant in Robards, Kentucky, as a result of investment at the facility.
Bowman Ingredients is to make a multi-million pound investment in what it claims is the UK’s first dedicated production facility for gluten-free crumb products.
Global beef prices have weakened during the first four months of 2015, following a period of record high prices. However, it’s unlikely prices will continue to fall as beef supply...
Two new publicly funded meat processing facilities being built in the Philippines are due to be completed within the year, with the aim of helping to boost meat exports from...
Poland’s consumption of poultry meat is expected to reach 28kg per capita this year, up 1.8% compared with 2014, as indicated by data released by the country’s state-run Institute of...
Ukraine may face a rapid drop in meat production if the country’s government decides to cancel benefits on VAT for livestock producers, according to market participants.
A glut of local and imported supply has caused Chinese lamb prices to fall this year, with the current retail price of RMB50/kg, down 10.7% year-on-year according to pricing data...
Brazil-based Marfrig Global Foods is to sell poultry business Moy Park Holdings Europe to fellow food giant JBS SA, for approximately US$1.5bn.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has once again been asked to arbitrate over the dispute between Canada and the US over American country-of-origin labelling (COOL) for meat and livestock products.