Poland

Konspol looks to increase capacities

Konspol looks to increase capacities

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish poultry meat producer and processor Konspol is planning to continue its investments in expanding its capacities in the domestic market and as an exporter, according to senior company representatives, less than a year after its acquisition by Cargill....

Polish meat business expands sales amid higher exports

Gobarto expands sales amid higher exports

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat company Gobarto SA has released its improved sales figures for 2018, and has revealed plans to carry out a number of investments to increase its capacity by 2024.

Polish meat production comes under fire

EU audit criticises Polish beef meat production control mechanisms

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

The European Commission has released a report on the audit of Poland’s beef production control mechanisms following the country’s sick cow slaughter scandal, and the subsequent investigations of numerous member states into the beef meat’s distribution...

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...