All news articles for May 05, 2017

Cherkizovo has taken over Russia’s leading grain producers Napko

Cherkizovo finalises takeover of major grain producer

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s Cherkizovo has acquired one of Russia’s leading grain producers Napko, in a deal that appears to be the largest single merger in the country’s agriculture sector over the past few years. 

Profits for large white-feathered chickens to improve in 2017, said Pilgrim's Pride

Big chicken company reports first-quarter profit

By Oscar Rousseau

Pilgrim’s Pride, which claims to be the world’s second-largest chicken producer, made over $90m profit in the first quarter of 2017, down by a fifth year-on-year.