Vion Food Group
Consumer interest in protein is driving the use of different protein ingredients in a range of foods. Jonathan Thomas looks at the ingredien...
UK pork group Cranswick this morning (20 April) booked an increase in adjusted annual earnings and in sales. Profits exceeded analysts' expe...
| 31 Oct 2014
Consumer interest in protein is driving the use of different protein ingredients in a range of foods. Jonathan Thomas looks at the ingredients attracting the interest of food manufacturers as they develop more products to meet growing demand.
| 20 Jun 2013
Bernard Matthews Farms has admitted it may look for outside investment and 2 Sisters Food Group is reportedly considering a bid for the business. Industry watchers believe the UK food giant is the prime candidate to acquire the poultry processor. Michelle Russell reports.
| 5 Mar 2013
Boparan Holdings, the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has continued its drive to rapidly expand its footprint with the announcement that it has acquired the remaining Vion meat businesses in the UK. Katy Askew takes a look at how ambitious 2 Sisters hopes to succeed in a market where Vion struggled.
| 5 Mar 2013
Nearly two months into the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the food industry, UK figures highlighting a sales slowdown in ready meals raise the question of whether this is a temporary blip or a long-term structural decline.
| 19 Jun 2015
Challenging conditions in the global dairy sector were again confirmed when both First Milk and DMK reported lower earnings. European meat firm Vion, however, insisted that its results were "improved" on 2014 despite racking up losses in the period. Here are the results in brief for this week.
| 9 Jun 2015
Dutch meat giant Vion has announced changes to its production network in Germany.
| 25 Feb 2015
Dutch meat group Vion has appointed Joost Sliepenbeek as its new CFO, the fourth man to fill the role in 18 months.
| 30 Jan 2015
This week, Hershey announced the acquisition of meat jerky brand, Krave. Post also revealed it was to acquire US cereal brand MOM. Elsewhere, Campbell announced a reorganisation of its business and JBS US said it would pump US$75m into its Utah plant. Here is the week in quotes
| 26 Jan 2015
Dutch meat processor Vion Food Group has announced the departure of CEO Michiel Herkemij after a little over a year the job.
| 3 Oct 2014
Vion has named former Rabobank director Sipko Schat as its new chairman.
| 15 Sep 2014
UK sausage maker Heck Foods wants to become the leading producer of upmarket bangers in the country, the private-equity firm that has become a minority investor in the company has said.
| 20 Aug 2014
A restructure at meat processor Vion's Bavarian plants could see jobs go at two of its sites in the long-term.
| 16 Jul 2014
Dutch meat processor Vion has announced it will be closing some of its European sites as it embarks on a restructuring programme in a bid to improve profitability.
| 15 Jul 2014
Twenty-one sausage manufacturers in Germany have been hit with fines worth a total of EUR338m for fixing prices.
| 20 May 2014
Dutch food group Vion has sold off its convenience retail segment of its business for an undisclosed sum.
| 18 Mar 2014
Boporan Holdings Ltd, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, has posted a net loss for the second quarter of 2014 despite like-for-like sales growth of 3.9%.
| 10 Mar 2014
Dutch meat group Vion has announced it is to sell frozen food arm Oerlemans Foods to investment company H2 Equity Partners for an undisclosed sum.
| 6 Mar 2014
Dutch meat group Vion plans to close its loss-making pig slaughter and cutting plant in Lingen, Germany.
| 24 Feb 2014
Vion CFO Kenaad Tewarie has quit the Dutch meat group after just six months at the firm.
| 24 Jan 2014
2 Sisters Food Group has finalised plans to cut about a third of the workforce at its Coupar Angus poultry facility in Scotland.
| 18 Dec 2013
Vion Food Group has announced the appointment of Douwe Egberts Master Blenders chief Michiel Herkemij to the post of CEO.
| 17 Dec 2013
Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, has booked a decline in first-quarter operating profit due to one-off costs associated with factory closures and efforts to integrate Vion's UK operations.
| 29 Oct 2013
An increased focus on proteins, the "transformational" acquisition of Vion's business in the UK and the fallout of the horsemeat scandal have dented full-year earnings at 2 Sisters parent Boparan Holdings.
| 22 Oct 2013
UK-based pork processor Karro Food Group has decided to stop part of the operations at a site in Somerset, with the loss of over 90 jobs.
| 2 Sep 2013
Vion is to close two of its facilities in Germany as part of a restructuring programme by the firm, putting around 113 jobs at risk.
| 20 Aug 2013
UK pork firm Karro Food Group said it plans to double its exports to China over the next two years once it receives clearance for its site in Northern Ireland.
| 5 Aug 2013
Vion has announced plans to close a pork production site in the Netherlands, as it works to further consolidate output.
| 31 Jul 2013
UK pork firm Karro Food Group plans to use an injection of capital from investment firm GE Capital to support growth in the UK and overseas.
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