US meat, poultry and seafood processing and distribution company Ranch Foods revealed today (25 August) that it plans to begin exporting internationally as part of its second quarter growth objectives.

It said it plans to initiate international product distribution. It added that CFO and COO Victor Petrone has extensive knowledge of exporting goods abroad and "the company intends to capitalize on his experience and contacts in this arena".

Additionally it said it plans to formally initiate discussions with acquisition candidates and begin due diligence on these companies. And it announced it aims to develop brand recognition through new product development.