Netherlands

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.

Senior appointment at Vion

Management change at Vion

By Aidan Fortune

International meat producer Vion has announced the appointment of John Morssink as chief financial officer.

UK red meat exports saw a strong first six months of 2018

UK red meat exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

UK red meat exports shrugged off tight sheep meat supplies and a slowdown in China to record strong growth for the first six months of the year.

The Danish Crown Group is now the largest supplier of bacon in Europe

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Danish Crown’s Zandbergen takeover approved

By Aidan Fortune

Competition authorities have approved Danish Crown and Tulip Food Company’s acquisition of Baconspecialist Zandbergen in the Netherlands.