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Kurucz Group is to expand its pork producing facilities

Hungarian meat business invests in new facilities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Hungarian meat business Kurucz Group has launched an investment to build a new pork meat processing plant and a slaughterhouse in Sárrétudvari, in the country’s eastern region.

The Doux Group has attracted the attention of MHP

MHP seeks to acquire French poultry processor

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukraine poultry giant MHP is in talks to acquire crisis-ridden French poultry processor Doux Group as a part of a strategy aimed at boosting broiler sales outside Ukraine.

MCS Vágóhíd targets Asian markets

Hungarian meat business looks to Asian markets

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

As part of its expansion plans, Hungarian meat business MCS Vágóhíd is aiming to produce about 90,000 tonnes (t) of meat this year, and hire a further 70 employees at its facilities, according to senior company representatives.

Czech Republic posts record meat imports in 2017

Czech Republic posts record meat imports in 2017

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

The Czech Republic imported a record amount of meat in 2017, valued at CZK 28 billion (€1.1 billion), four times more than when the country joined the EU in 2004, according to local industry association.

ASF ends Latvian pig oversupply crisis

ASF ends Latvian pig oversupply crisis

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Pork prices in Latvia rose in 2017 after the strong slump in the previous years, as the first signs of shortage have been seen on the domestic pork market.