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Comment: Act now to cut antibiotics in meat

All signs are pointing to a growing public awareness of – and concern about – the use of human antibiotics in animals that will subsequently...

JBS sees big opportunity from Primo Smallgoods

Brazil-based JBS is already the world's largest meat supplier but it has its sights on growing further in value-added products and in Asia -...

Comment: US food sector sees rising valuations

The dramatic M&A battle being played out in the US protein space comes as fresh evidence that food companies are willing to pay top-dollar f...

Focus: Tyson raises stakes in bid for Hillshire

Tyson Foods entered fray today (29 May) when it issued a fresh bid for Hillshire Brands, trumping an earlier offer from Pilgrim's Pride. Lik...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview: Doux CEO Arnaud Marion 15 Dec 2014

Stuart Todd

French poultry supplier Groupe Doux is a company looking to the future after a challenging recent past. From June 2012, Doux spent 18 months in administration after pressure from raw material costs and a failed foray into Brazil. In the a two-part interview, Stuart Todd speaks to Doux CEO Arnaud Marion, the turnaround specialist hired by the administrators and who has stayed on to lead the business into what he hopes is sustained recovery.

BRICs and beyond: Vigor eyes Brazil dairy top spot 3 Apr 2013

Paula Krizanovic

Brazil's Vigor, created when meat giant JBS listed the business last year, wants to be the largest dairy company in the country. Two months ago, Vigor invested in rival Itambé, a deal that enabled it to take the number three spot in the Brazilian dairy sector. However, as Paula Krizanovic discovers, Vigor CEO Gilberto Xandó has grander ambitions for the business.

Latest News

JBS "seeking M&A" in Americas, Australia 21 May 2015

Katy Askew

JBS chief executive Wesley Batista has reportedly indicated the Brazilian meat group is seeking further acquisitions in both North and South America, as well as Australia.

JBS sales and earnings surge 14 May 2015

Katy Askew

Brazilian protein group JBS reported a jump in both sales and earnings for the first quarter of the year, progress the group attributed to its strategic initiatives and drive to become a "global" business.

Pilgrim's Pride makes antibiotic-free pledge 22 Apr 2015

Dean Best

US poultry processor Pilgrim's Pride plans to remove all antibiotics from 25% of its chicken production by 2019.

JBS cool on US IPO talk 27 Mar 2015

Dean Best

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has labelled reports it is weighing up whether to return to plans to float its US unit as "press speculation".

JBS sees benefits of transformation in 2014 12 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Brazil-based meat giant JBS attributed a jump in 2014 sales and earnings to its transformation drive, which has aimed to turn the company into a "multinational of Brazilian origin".

Company research

JBS SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

JBS SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & F

Synopsis Canadean's "JBS SA : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a co...

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JBS S.A. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

JBS S.A. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alli

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Global Top 10 Food Companies: Company Guide

Global Top 10 Food Companies: Company Guide

Synopsis The Canadean Global Top 10 Food Companies: Company Guide is a crucial resource for anyone looking to gain information on the top companies in the global food industry. Detailed company profil...

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