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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...

Editor's viewpoint: Seeing the value in being lean

With the bidding war for Hillshire Brands intensifying, it is pertinent to point out just how correct Sara Lee's management - and those on W...

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 to invest US$75m in Utah plant 30 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

JBS has announced plans to invest US$75m to expand capacity at its value-added beef processing plant in Hyrum, Utah.

Food industry quotes of the week: Hershey; Post 30 Jan 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Hershey announced the acquisition of meat jerky brand, Krave. Post also revealed it was to acquire US cereal brand MOM. Elsewhere, Campbell announced a reorganisation of its business and JBS US said it would pump US$75m into its Utah plant. Here is the week in quotes

JBS denies link to corruption probe, shares plunge 23 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

JBS, the Brazilian protein giant, has insisted it "strongly denies" reports linking it to a corruption investigation being carried out by the Brazilian Federal Police, operation "Lava-Jato".

JBS Foods IPO suspension lifted 3 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

The Brazilian securities regulator, the CMV, has lifted its suspension on JBS's plan to list its processed food unit, JBS Foods.

Securities regulator suspends JBS food float 25 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

The Brazilian securities regulator, the CMV, has suspended JBS's proposed float of its domestic consumer food unit for 30 days after the group's CEO made public comments on the group's plans in the Brazilian press.

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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