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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.

ZM Henryk Kania eyes investors

Polish meat processor eyes industry, private equity investor

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat processor ZM Henryk Kania has announced it is launching the procedure to select an advisor that will support the company in its negotiations with a potential “industry or private equity” investor.

Sweden & Finland authorities investigate Polish sick cow scandal

Polish sick cow slaughter triggers Scandinavian probes

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish prosecutors have launched an investigation into illegal traffic and slaughtering of sick cattle after local journalists covertly filmed workers at a slaughterhouse in Ostrów Mazowiecka, in the country’s central region.

Cargill's acquisition of Polish business Konspol has been completed

Cargill completes Konspol acquisition

By Aidan Fortune

Cargill’s European poultry business has completed the acquisition of Poland’s Konspol, strengthening its value-added offering.

Tensions rise over pork ban

Poland and Lithuania spat over pork imports ban

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced the halting of imports of Lithuanian pigs and pork meat from the so-called red zone of the African swine fever (ASF).

US temporarily banned Polish pork over ASF concerns

US lifts ban on Polish pork imports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Following a US Department of Agriculture decision to suspend pork meat imports from Poland over fears surrounding African Swine Fever, Polish Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced that an agreement has been reached and the ban will...

Cargill expands Polish presence

Cargill to acquire Konspol

By Aidan Fortune

Processor Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Konspol, a leading Polish value-added food company.

Canned meat producer expands storage facility

Konshurt opens new storage facility

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish canned meat industry player Konshurt sp. z o.o. has opened a new storage facility in Jarosław, in the country’s south-eastern region of Podkarpacie, where the company previously used a leased building for storage purposes.

Battle against ASF goes global

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Global battle against ASF steps up a gear

By Aidan Fortune

Epidemic may be too strong a word, but African Swine Fever (ASF) is spreading across the world and nobody’s quite sure how to stop it.

Siam Canadian has launched a meat division

Siam Canadian expands into meat market

By Michelle Perrett

Siam Canadian, the Asian frozen seafood supplier, has expanded into the meat sector with launch of the Siam Canadian – Meat Division.

Gobarto's expansion plans include a new pig breeding programme

Polish meat business develops pig breeding programme

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Poland-based meat business Gobarto has reported higher sales revenues for the first half of 2018 at about PLN1.057 billion (€247.4m), an increase of 24.7% compared with the same period a year earlier.