Meat & poultry: Latest news and analysis articles
With stagnant volumes and volatility in costs putting pressure on margins, more companies are turning their attention to supply chains to ek...
Fast-food giant Yum! Brands announced plans to spin off its Chinese operations in a bid to revitalise a business under pressure, while Jolli...
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Two pieces of research in Europe on trans fat underline the complexity of dietary science and, therefore, the formulation of product develop...
US frozen entree-to-broth maker American Halal Co. recently made its first acquisition, snapping up local lentil snacks business Mediterranean Snacks. The firm is hoping to deliver around US$$30m in sales for fiscal '15, and in the next three-to-five years, CEO Adnan Durrani is eyeing sales of between $70-100m. Here he talks to Hannah Abdulla about how the company's focus on antibiotic-free, non-GMO and organic foods will win points with the millennial consumer and help achieve that goal.
Irish private-label ready-meals maker Ballymaguire Foods has opened a new domestic plant it hopes will help expand its presence in the UK. The company says demand for ready meals continues to rise in Ireland and the UK and managing director Ed Spelman talks to Hannah Abdulla about the group's plans to tap into that growth.
Scandi Standard, the Swedish poultry business, has reported mixed results for the first nine months of the year.
Annual profits have improved at South African poultry processor Quantum Foods despite a fall in sales.
Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf Foods has announced 400 jobs will go as it "streamlines" the business.
Post Holdings has insisted its US egg business is in a strong position following the bird flu outbreak and suggested it is eyeing possible acquisitions in the sector.
Cooperl, the French pork products group, is planning to build another production plant in Brittany.
Danish Crown has delivered an increase in annual profits for the year despite challenges in the European pork market.
Researchers at US-based The NPD Group have expressed optimism in the prospects for the foodservice sector after analysing sales data in 11 markets this summer.
Online selling still represents a huge opportunity for food manufacturers to develop a better understanding of their shoppers and to reach them directly, according to a new report set to be published next month.
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