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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 plant restarts production on ammonia scare 11 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

Tyson Foods has resumed operations at a poultry plant in Arkansas after concerns over an ammonia leak forced the company to evacuate the facility.


Tyson reopens fire-hit plant after eight months 5 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods has announced the re-opening of its turkey processing plant in Storm Lake, Iowa, after a fire saw it idled for eight months.


Tyson FY profits up, Q4 EPS beat expectations 17 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tyson Foods has delivered an increase in annual sales and profits, with the year ending with underlying fourth-quarter earnings per share that beat analyst forecasts.


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.

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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