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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 -...

Focus: Tyson pays the piper to secure Hillshire

Tyson Foods has won through in the bidding war to acquire Hillshire Brands with an improved US$63 per share offer for the for the Jimmy Dean...

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...

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Food industry quotes of week: ABF, Hershey, Iglo 24 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Associated British Foods reported its annual results and revealed it struggled with competition in the UK and Australian bakery sectors. US consumer goods rookie acquired Birds Eye owner Iglo Group. Hershey had its first quarter results out which demonstrated troubles in uptake of chocolate in China. And Blue Bell announced it was pulling all its products off US shelves after fresh tests found more listeria-ridden products. Here is the week in quotes.


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 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".


Pilgrims Pride records FY profit rise 12 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

US poultry processor, Pilgrim's Pride, has reported a profit jump for the full year


2014's most-read news stories on just-food 15 Dec 2014

Dean Best

The takeover battles for Chiquita Brands International and for Hillshire Brands were among the stories that grabbed your interest in 2014.

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Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) - Financial and Strategic

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (Pilgrim’s) is a poultry company, which carries out the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and ready-to-cook chicken products....

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Global Meat Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Meat Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global meat market during May 2014. Summary Usin...

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Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions May 2014

Global Bakery & Cereals Market: Merger and Acquisitions May

Synopsis The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global bakery & cereals market during May 2014....

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