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Spotlight: What could be impact of Russia's ban?

In a tit-for-tat move, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a year-long ban on on food imports from countries participating in the imp...

Sustainability Watch: Ceres' latest report on food

Gaining Ground, a report produced by sustainability thinktank Ceres and investment analysts Sustainalytics, compares the performance of 613...

Comment: Competition could revitalise US frozen

Sales in the frozen aisle have been lacklustre in the US for some years. However, increased competitive activity from the likes of Nestle, C...

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...

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.


The just-food interview - James Rice, Tyson Foods 24 Oct 2008

Dominique Patton

US-based meat groups have had a tough time of late amid soaring feed costs and weak domestic demand. However, Tyson Foods, the country's largest processor, has seemed better equipped to weather the storm - not least because of its international ventures. One of the company's key markets is China. In this month's just-food interview, Dominique Patton spoke with James Rice, vice president and country manager of Tyson's Chinese business, about the company's ambitions in the East.

Latest News

Tyson sow unit sale paves way for Hillshire deal 28 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Tyson Foods has agreed to sell its sow purchasing business in order to secure regulatory clearance of its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Tyson, Hormel pork caught up in China block 15 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods have had processing plants and cold storage facilities barred from exporting pork to China over the use of a feed additive that promotes lean muscle growth.


Hillshire posts strong results ahead of sale 14 Aug 2014

Dean Best

US food group Hillshire Brands, set to be taken over by meat giant Tyson Foods, has reported a year of increasing sales and profits.


US plays down impact of Russian chicken ban 6 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

US poultry producers have played down the impact that a potential Russian ban on chicken imports from the country would have on the sector.


Moscow import crackdown targets Sanderson, Tyson 6 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Russian veterinary service, the Rosselkhoznadzor, today (6 August) suggested that microorganisms have been detected on poultry shipments from Tyson Foods and Sanderson Farms.

Latest blogs

Hillshire CEO Connolly bids farewell as Tyson sale sealed 29 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods has completed its US$8.55bn acquisition of Hillshire Brands, with shares in the Jimmy Dean sausage maker delisted before the market opened today (29 August) - and its CEO leaving the business.

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