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Watch: Denmark and China pen ‘historic’ deal

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Watch: Denmark and China pen ‘historic’ deal

By Oscar Rousseau

A breakdown of Denmark and China’s historic deal, allowing the former to send heat-treated sausages, salami and canned meats to the latter is what Meat The News tucks into this week. 

Danish Crown Beef expect the takeover of Teterower Fleisch to enhance growth prospects

Danish Crown in Teterower Fleisch takeover

By Oscar Rousseau

Danish Crown is set to become one of Germany’s largest beef processors after the pork giant announced a takeover of slaughterhouse Teterower Fleisch for an undisclosed sum.

Prices Danish Crown paid to members for pigs were down on last year

Danish Crown sustained by demand from Asia

By Rod Addy

Demand from Asia sustained Danish Crown’s sales in the face of greater challenges in its UK market in the past year, according to chief executive Jais Valeur.

Danish piglet exports are expected to break the 13m mark this year

Denmark braced for record-breaking piglet exports

By Oscar Rousseau

Denmark may hit a record 13 million (m) piglet exports when 2016 draws to an end, according to Frank Oland, chief economist at the Danish Agriculture & Food Council, who spoke at the Herning Congress in Denmark on 25 October.

Danish Crown said the 20 job cuts at its pork plant were 'very unfortunate'

Danish Crown axes 20 jobs at abattoir

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat processor Danish Crown will cut 20 staff and let 100 fixed-term contractors go at its Ringsted pork slaughterhouse as a shortage of pigs makes evening work unsustainable.

Tican's CEO said the job cuts would help save the company €2m per year

Tican set to axe 80 jobs at Danish bacon plant

By Oscar Rousseau

Danish pork producer Tican has confirmed up to 80 employees could be axed as the company moves its pork deboning and bacon production operations to Germany and the UK. 

Danish Crown produces 1.3 billion kilogrammes of meat every year

Danish Crown welcomes SPF-Danmark takeover

By Kitty So

Danish Crown has welcomed the strengthening of its distribution system through the acquisition of livestock transporter SPF-Danmark, after it bought out pork producer Tican’s 10% stake.