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European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

European farmers alarmed over EBRD’s loan to MHP

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The conflict between Ukraine poultry giant MHP and European poultry farmers appears to have reached a new level after the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved a €100m loan for MHP to acquire a Slovenian poultry processor.

Romanian meat business secures funds to increase capacity

Romanian meat business secures funds to increase capacity

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Romania’s meat business CIA Aboliv SRL has secured a RON3.8 million (€800,000) grant from the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance to support the company’s planned investments in raising the production capacity at its facilities.

Founder of JN Meat International John Sashi-Nielsen celebrates winning the World Steak Challenge 2018

Winning the World Steak Challenge

By Aidan Fortune

With the World Steak Challenge less than three months away and promising to be the biggest yet, GlobalMeatNews caught up with the 2018 winner to see how it has changed their business.

MHP discloses new plans on international expansion

MHP discloses new plans on international expansion

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine poultry giant MHP intends to continue acquiring foreign poultry producers and processors, not only in the European Union (EU), but also in the Middle East and Africa, the company has said in a statement posted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange website....

Finnish processor cuts staff

HKScan restructures management team

By Aidan Fortune

Finnish processor HKScan has cut staff and restructured its management team as part of its strategy to boost efficiencies following a period of disappointing results.

Ukraine poultry exports at risk

Ukraine poultry exports to the EU jeopardised

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The European Commission may more than triple the duty-free export quota on boneless chicken breasts for Ukraine poultry companies, bringing it to 70,000 tonnes (t) per year, if Ukraine agrees to some import duties on in-bone chicken breasts.

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.