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Sauvaget Agro Alimentaire sole Tilly-Sabco owner

Dean Best | 20 May 2011

French poultry group Tilly-Sabco now has one shareholder after Sauvaget Agro Alimentaire, its majority shareholder, gained 100% of the company.


Cooperl to invest EUR30m annually in plants

Stuart Todd | 11 Jun 2010

One of France's leading pork processing groups, co-operative Cooperl Arc Atlantic, has unveiled a sizeable investment programme to modernise some of its 15 plants, most of which are located in western France.


Unicopa deal signals break up

just-food.com | 16 Dec 2009

Struggling French food co-op Unicopa is to be broken up after an agreement was struck with its banks and financial backers.


Cooperl buys Unicopa charcuterie arm

Stuart Todd | 9 Dec 2009

One of France's leading pork processing groups, co-operative Cooperl Arc Atlantic, has acquired Brittany counterpart Unicopa’s charcuterie arm, Brocéliande, after talks lasting five months.


Entremont given reprieve on debt repayments

Stuart Todd | 26 Jun 2009

Entremont Alliance has confirmed that it has been granted a three-month extension on debt repayments, until the end-October.


Government to assess struggling Unicopa

Stuart Todd | 19 Mar 2009

Faced with financial difficulties in the majority of its activities, Unicopa is being assessed by an inter-ministerial committee on industrial restructuring (Ciri).


Brussels approves Paris aid for Tilly-Sabco

Stuart Todd | 30 Jan 2009

The European Commission has authorised French restructuring aid of EUR3.6m (US$4.6m) to Tilly-Sabco, the poultry export arm of French co-operative group Unicopa.


Cooperl and Arca seal merger

Stuart Todd | 5 Sep 2008

France’s two leading pork-processing co-operatives, Cooperl and Arca, officially announced their merger at a general assembly of the two groups held in Lamballe, Brittany, yesterday (4 September).


More consolidation in pork sector

Stuart Todd | 3 Sep 2008

French farming co-operatives Terrena and Pigalys, part of Unicopa, have announced the merger of their pork processing activities.


Entremont Alliance invests in Brittany plant

Stuart Todd | 26 Jun 2008

Entremont Alliance has invested EUR6.3m (US$9.92m) in new production lines at its plant in Quimper, increasing annual capacity for Emmenthal and cheddar cheeses to 30,000 tonnes.


Terrena to buy Unicopa poultry operations

just-food.com | 13 Mar 2008

French cooperative Terrena is to buy the poultry-processing operations of local food group Unicopa, the two groups have announced.


Tilly-Sabco rescue plan gets court ok

Stuart Todd | 3 Jan 2008

A court in France has approved a rescue plan for French co-operative group Unicopa’s poultry abattoir subsidiary, Tilly-Sabco.


Bird flu scare hits Unicopa profits

Stuart Todd | 23 Jul 2007

French co-operative group Unicopa has posted a loss of some EUR2.7m (US$3.7m) for 2006 due in part to a bird flu scare.

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