All news articles for March 2019

New CEO for poultry firm

Pilgrim’s Pride appoints new CEO

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Pilgrim’s Pride has announced the appointment of Jayson Penn, current president of its USA division, to succeed Bill Lovette, who is retiring from the position of president and chief executive officer.

Russian meat giant tipped to continue acquisitions

Cherkizovo reportedly eyeing up Eurodon

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s biggest meat producer Cherkizovo is reportedly eyeing a takeover of another poultry business – agricultural holding Eurodon, following the acquisitions of the broiler holding Belaya Ptitsa and the meat processor Samson in December 2018.

Poultry processor links with food poverty charity

Cargill links with charity to tackle food poverty

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor Cargill and charity Heifer International have joined forces to create a new initiative which aims to improve the nutrition and economic livelihoods of 100m people by 2030 through the production, promotion and consumption of poultry....

Multivac is to display all of its packaging option at this year's IFFA

Multivac to showcase full range at IFFA

By Michelle Perrett

Mulitvac has revealed that it can now offer its products both as individual components and integrated solutions, for the processing and packing of meat and sausage products.

Brazil US talks make little progress

US inspection offer to Brazil ‘insufficient’

By Michelle Perrett

Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias has said that the US agreement to conduct further inspections on the country’s meatpacking system was an “insufficient gesture”.

New Zealand launches marketing campaign

New Zealand lamb and beef gets US marketing boost

By Michelle Perrett

Levy board Beef + Lamb New Zealand is to launch a multi-million dollar US branding campaign to educate consumers on the benefits of grass-fed meat under the Taste Pure Nature origin brand.

Polish meat business expansion

Polish retailer invests in meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish retail chain Grupa Dino Polska plans to invest further in increasing its production capacity, and launch a second facility in Poland, according to the company’s financial report for 2018.

MHP revenues rise in 2018

International growth boosts MHP revenue

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian poultry processor MHP posted a growth in revenue and production for last year, driven by increased capacity and international expansion.