14 May 2013
Brazilian food group Marfrig has seen its losses widen in the first quarter, hurt by the cost of integrating plants acquired from Brasil Foods.
13 May 2013
US breakfast cereal group Post Holdings kicks off a relatively quieter week of results with its half-year numbers on Monday. On Tuesday, meat giants Marfig and JBS will report on how it fared in the first three months of the year - as will Wal-Mart on Thursday. The week also includes an international conference in the Netherlands looking at the sustainable cultivation of soy.
16 April 2013
UK-based poultry group Moy Park will be able to offer more products to its customers as part of a reorganisation by parent Marfrig, the Brazilian meat giant.
28 March 2013
Brazilian food group Marfrig has insisted it remains committed to de-leveraging its balance sheet as it booked a drop in 2012 losses.
25 March 2013
UK union Unite has launched a campaign to save 300 jobs at the Wisbech production facility operated by Marfrig's Moy Park business.
12 February 2013
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has named VP of finance Ricardo Florence dos Santos as its CFO.
13 November 2012
Brasil Foods has booked a 75% drop in third-quarter profits as higher feed costs more than offset sales gains in the period.
8 November 2012
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has appointed former Cargill CFO Sergio Rial to lead its processed food division, Seara Foods.
26 October 2012
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has returned to profit in the third quarter of the year.
24 August 2012
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig is understood to have attracted companies including Tyson and Blackstone for the potential purchase of a stake in the group.
14 August 2012
Brazil-based meat giant Marfrig today (14 August) booked a second-quarter profit, moving back into the black after a loss in the corresponding period last year.
15 May 2012
Marfrig has reported higher quarterly profits as the Brazilian meat processor increased its focus on value-added products and disposals and lower financing costs boosted its bottom line.
26 March 2012
The chief executive of Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has looked to the group's future as a global food company even after it recorded losses of BRL746m (US$411.6m) in 2011.
12 March 2012
Dutch meat giant Vion has lost a contract to supply poultry to UK retailer Sainsbury's after the supermarket operator conducted a review of its chicken supply base.
27 February 2012
Brazilian meat group Marfrig today (27 February) revealed that its board of directors has approved a new operational structure as the firm looks to cut costs and complexity from the business.
30 January 2012
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has appointed a former president of ConAgra Foods to head up its Seara subsidiary.
8 December 2011
Brasil Foods plans to swap assets with rival Marfrig to meet a watchdog competition ruling on the merger that created the company.
11 November 2011
Brazilian meat giant Marfrig posted a net loss of of BRL540.0m (US$307m), despite record sales and cash flow in its third-quarter.
8 November 2011
Brasil Foods is reportedly set to sell some of its assets to beef producer Marfrig Alimentos.
14 October 2011
Brazilian meat processor Marfrig has shaken up its business structure to reduce costs and increase operating margins.
4 October 2011
Brazilian meat giants JBS and Marfrig have distanced themselves from speculation of a possible merger between the two companies and local rival Minerva.
15 August 2011
Brazilian meat producer Marfrig made a net loss in the second quarter on the back of a weak US dollar and high grain and livestock prices.
3 June 2011
Two of Brazil's largest meat processors have said they will continue to export meat to Russia after Moscow banned meat imports from three Brazilian states.
16 May 2011
Brazilian meat group Marfrig hailed its "best performance to date" today (16 May) as it unveiled a jump in sales and profits.
11 April 2011
Brazilian meat producer Marfrig announced today (11 April) that it will form two joint ventures in China through its subsidiary Keystone Foods.
1 April 2011
Brazilian protein group Marfrig today (1 April) booked a rise in earnings for 2010, which were boosted by acquisitions and increased sales across all product segments.
20 December 2010
There have been over 640 stories in just-food's M&A section since April this year covering everything from industry-changing mergers to bolt on acquisitions and brand disposals. This section to the briefing tracks the major moves through the year by looking at all the deals that were put under scrutiny in our insights section.
19 November 2010
Poultry and food processing company Moy Park has opened a GBP21m (US$33.8m) manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland.
17 November 2010
Brazil-based meat giant Marfrig has swung to a loss in its third quarter due to interest expenses and costs linked to this summer's acquisition of Keystone Foods.
17 August 2010
Brazilian meat processor Marfrig has posted a drop in second-quarter net profit as the business lapped last year's second quarter when results were boosted by foreign-exchange movements.