Brazilian meatpacker BRF plans to capitalise its new halal subsidiary OneFoods and may look to raise funds via a stock market flotation.
HKScan Finland has boosted its foothold on the beef market through its acquisition of the remaining half of Paimion Teurastamo (Paimio Slaughterhouse) from Wellcapita, based in Turku, Finland.
Finnish food company Atria has penned a contract to start trading large volumes of pork with China, a milestone the meat processor’s CEO described as “historic”.
Iceland’s lamb farmers are promoting the unique nature of their meat products, in a bid to cope with falling local meat prices caused by overproduction and declining exports.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) has declared an “emergency situation” in three regions of the country following outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF).
A final decision on Russia’s toxic and long-running trade ban on EU pork exports is set to be published within the next six weeks, according to the World Trade Organization...
UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has traded “slightly” above the board of directors’ expectations as trading for the full-year to 1 January 2017 defied economic forecasts.
The value of Irish food and drink exports last year exceeded a staggering €11bn for the first time in the country’s history – and meat had a big part to...
Danish Crown’s planned takeover of German slaughterhouse Teterower Fleisch will reinforce the company’s global strategy of increasing revenue generated by beef from 10% to 15%.
Danish Crown is set to become one of Germany’s largest beef processors after the pork giant announced a takeover of slaughterhouse Teterower Fleisch for an undisclosed sum.
A leading meat nutrition expert has blasted “contradictory results” in a US study linking increased consumption of red meat to greater risk of developing the bowel disorder diverticulitis.
Slovenian poultry meat processor Perutnina Ptuj has unveiled plans to invest in its plant in Backa Topola, in Serbia’s northern region, with the aim of doubling processing capacity and revenue....
Packaging manufacturer Multivac has acquired a 49.9% stake in meat-portioning machinery producer TVI for an undisclosed sum.
FoodDrinkEurope (FDE) has challenged France’s controversial mandatory two-year country-of-origin labelling scheme for meat in ready meals and milk in prepared foodstuffs, claiming it would lead to higher production and consumer...
ABP Food Group is part of a winning European consortium selected to lead “ground-breaking food research” by the prestigious European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
Brazilian meatpacker BRF has launched a new subsidiary called OneFood, billed as the largest halal meat company in the world.
International meat packing business Hilton Food Group has entered into a joint venture with Portuguese retailer Sonae Modelo Continente to supply its stores with packaged beef, lamb, veal and pork.
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has signed a preliminary deal to acquire a 33% stake in Polish poultry processor SuperDrob SA less than a fortnight after its big money Bellisio...
France is trialling a two-year country-of-origin labelling (COOL) scheme for meat in ready meals and milk in a host of prepared food items.
Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.
US tariffs on European Union (EU) meat exports, mergers and a string of avian influenza outbreaks are just some of the biggest stories you may have missed over the holiday...
The UK’s National Farmers’ Union (NFU) says livestock producers need to keep up their efforts to reduce methane emissions, but said factors outside agriculture must be investigated as new research...
A French study linking increased cured meat consumption with increased risks for asthma sufferers has been strongly rebuked by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Poultry processor Plukon Food Group has continued its European expansion by entering into an agreement to acquire French chicken business Duc Group for an undisclosed sum.
Asthma sufferers could be at risk of making their symptoms worse, if they consume a high level of processed meat, according to French researchers.