Plukon Food Group previously confirmed at least 800 Duc jobs would be saved

Shareholders vote to save struggling Duc

By Oscar Rousseau

Shareholders at French poultry giant Duc have voted, in an extraordinary general assembly, to increase their share capital and complete the company’s takeover by Plukon Food Group.

John Boehner served as 53rd speaker of the House of Representatives

JBS gives top job to senior US politician

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA has appointed a number of high-level independent board members to its subsidiary JBS Foods International, with former House of Representatives speaker John Boehner among them.

Shanghai Maling could soon become one of China's biggest beef producers

China’s Maling enters beef industry

By Oscar Rousseau

Huge profits and game-changing scale predicted for a Shanghai pork firm seeking to enter the beef industry through a 50% stake in one of New Zealand’s biggest meat processors. 

The HKScan HQ

HKScan CEO Hannu Kottonen steps down

By Oscar Rousseau

The CEO of HKScan, Hannu Kottonen, has stepped down after the board of directors agreed to “discontinue” his role. 

The bid by Tyson is valued at $8.55bn

Tyson Foods tables highest offer for Hillshire

By Georgi Gyton

Tyson Foods placed a second and final bid for Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, to acquire all the outstanding common shares of the business for $63 per share, in cash.

Tyson Foods has offer $50 per share for the Chicago-based firm

Hillshire Brands responds to takeover bids

By Georgi Gyton

US firm The Hillshire Brands Company appears to be the subject of a bidding war, with a number of unsolicited proposals to buy the business – from Tyson Foods and Pilgrim’s Pride.

Animal feed firm reports record earnings

Animal feed firm reports record earnings

By Nicholas Robinson

Netherlands-based animal feed company Nutreco has reported a continued “strong momentum” in all segments, as well as record earnings before interest, taxes and amortisation (EBITA).


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