Net profits soared by 33% at Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) in the past full financial year, powered mainly by recovery in Thailand’s shrimp industry and its Thailand terrestrial animal business operations.
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One person has been injured after an overnight fire damaged a US meat factory in North Carolina.
Meat production in Finland reached record levels in 2016, driven by poultry growth.
French co-operative Terrena has created two brands, which it aims to use to help promote meat products: Sourires de Campagne, an organic beef brand, and farmers’ mark La Nouvelle Agriculture.
Meat processor BRF’s fourth-quarter net income fell by over 130% as a combination of political uncertainty and market challenges pushed results into the red.
Maple Leaf Foods’ increased focus on value-added pork products has helped the Canadian processor grow sales in 2016.
Talks to acquire a top Russian meat factory, the Ostankino Meat Processing Plant (OMPP), could be concluded by Thailand's CP Foods arm Charoen Pokphand Foods (overseas) LLC (CP Foods) next month.
North American-based Essentia Protein Solutions has launched a new range of grass-fed, USDA-certified organic beef broths and stocks.
Multinational foodservice giant BidCorp has reported a 20% rise in half-year profit less than a year after its spin-off from Bidfood (formerly Bidvest Foodservice).
US, California-based Ready Pac Foods Inc has recalled 26 tonnes (59,225 pounds) of chicken salad products that may be contaminated with listeria.
Tyson Foods has outlined its vision for the future of food and what role the business has to play in it.
Polish meat processor Animex Foods Ltd has unveiled plans to open a new meat processing facility in either Poland or Romania, and create up to 3,000 new jobs as part of the investment.
An outbreak of avian influenza (AI) in China that has already claimed the lives of more than 100 people is likely to hurt the pockets of farmers, according to analysts.
The Norwegian government must improve its labelling controls for meat products, foodstuffs containing meat and additives used in such products, the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) Surveillance Authority has claimed.
An expert at Switzerland-based food and pharma machinery producer Mettler Toledo weighs in on the role of advanced checkweighing technology and its uses for the future.
Century Packing Corporation has recalled 453 tonnes (999,419 pounds) of thermally processed, commercially sterile, chicken sausage products due to misbranding.
As many as 79 people died in China from the H7N9 avian influenza strain last month, raising fears the outbreak could lead to an influenza pandemic, the Chinese government has claimed.
Gas technology manufacturer Witt has launched an analyser that can measure trace oxygen levels, helping meat processors and other food producers to maximise shelf-life and minimise waste.
Poland’s meat processor Gzella Poland sp. z o.o. increased its year-on-year sales by 40% in 2016 with the business eyeing expansion as ABP Food mulls investment in the high-flying firm.
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