Financial

Increased exports to the Middle East and North Africa were one of the main factors

Poultry exports continue to soar for MHP

By Ashley Williams

Ukraine poultry giant MHP has revealed that its export sales are continuing to thrive after it represented 62% of its total revenue for the third quarter and 58% for the nine months ended 30 September.

The company was upbeat about its results despite a

Maple Leaf Foods sales slump amid trade instability

By Ashley Williams

Heightened volatility in hog prices and underlying market conditions contributed to Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Foods’ net earnings dropping 29.3% in its third quarter (Q3) results, ended 30 September.

The company’s consolidated net sales were marginally down from last year's results

Atria sales remain static

By Aidan Fortune

Scandinavian meat processor Atria has reported stable sales figures for first nine months of 2018.

Group of Butchers will enter into the German market for the first time

Group of Butchers acquires Hartmann GmbH

By Ashley Williams

Dutch-based meat supplier Group of Butchers is set to make its debut in the German market after acquiring family-owned meatball and mince-based business Hartmann GmbH.

Charcuterie producer VIAU is to be acquired by Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods to acquire VIAU Foods

By Aidan Fortune

Canadian pork processor Maple Leaf Foods has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VIAU Foods, a producer of premium Italian cooked, dry-cured and charcuterie meats for a purchase price of CA$215m, including CA$30m in Maple Leaf stock.

Beef producer exceeding market expectations

Zambeef expects results to 'exceed' market

By Michelle Perrett

Africa’s Zambeef, the cold chain foods and retail business, has said it expected its annual results to exceed market expectations by more than 10%.