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On the money: Marfrig eyes growth opportunities

Marfrig CEO Sergio Rial was upbeat about the progress he saw at the Brazil-based meat processor yesterday (11 March), insisting the company...

Focus: Unilever's Peperami draws buyer speculation

Unilever could soon be selling another food brand. The company, which has offloaded a number of food assets in recent years, is understood t...

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

Food campaigners took a swipe at Europe's food industry and politicians after the European Parliament voted against imposing traffic light l...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview - Brasil Foods 28 May 2010

Michelle Russell

The creation of Brasil Foods, one of the world's largest meat groups, from Brazil's Perdigao and Sadia, was a rare mega-merger in 2009, when the global crash hit M&A. However, the deal is yet to win complete regulatory approval and, although parts of Perdigao and Sadia are operating together, Brasil Foods is yet to reap the rewards of the merger. In this month's just-food interview, Michelle Russell speaks to Brasil Foods CFO Leopoldo Saboya about the prospects for the business.

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Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 14 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Unilever announced the sale of Slim-Fast to Kainos Capital. Abbott and Fonterra announced a partnership to create a dairy farm hub in China and Marfrig revealed plans to investment of GBP170m into Moy Park. We also looked at why firms are queueing up to invest in Egypt and looked at the global growth of the halal food sector. Here is the week in quotes.


Marfrig set to expand European arm Moy Park 10 Jul 2014

Dean Best

Brazil-based meat giant Marfrig is to pump GBP170m into its Moy Park business in Northern Ireland, including adding new processing lines and setting up an innovation centre.


Meat group JBS kicks off IPO of domestic unit 21 May 2014

Dean Best

JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant, has started the process of listing domestic arm JBS Foods.


JBS Q1 profit drops on financing costs 15 May 2014

Katy Askew

Brazilian meat giant JBS has reported lower first-quarter profits as a jump in financing costs more than offset sales gains.


Marfrig upbeat on mixed Q1 12 May 2014

Katy Askew

Brazilian meat group Marfrig has seen sales and operating profits rise in the first quarter - but net losses also mounted in the period.

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