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Dean Best | 16 Nov 2017

Matines, the French egg supplier owned by local agri-food group Avril, is looking to switch more of its business to free-range and organic production, a move it says could lead to the closure of a packing facility and jobs being axed.


John Shepherd | 21 Mar 2017

Food giant Unilever has joined a Dutch government-backed research project in the Netherlands aimed at creating a "new generation" of meat substitute products.


Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

France's Groupe Avril has announced the death of chairman Xavier Beulin.


John Shepherd | 16 Jan 2017

Avril Group, the French agrifood business, is investing more than EUR21m (US$22.3m) in modernising and developing the production facility and research centre of its Lesieur arm in Coudekerque, northern France, which is dedicated to table oils and condiments.


Hannah Abdulla | 18 Apr 2016

German meat processor Toennies has confirmed plans to increase its meat production capacity, group-wide.


Dean Best | 26 Jan 2016

Tönnies, the Germany-based meat processor, and French agrifood business The Avril Group are to set up a plant in north-west France through their new venture.


Dean Best | 22 Jan 2016

Godiva and McVitie's owner Yildiz Holdings has decided to bring its snacks brands under one unit in a bid to drive growth internationally. Unilever's CEO, Paul Polman, sounded a note of caution about trading conditions in 2016. And sugar was once again in the headlines, driving policy agendas in Europe.


Hannah Abdulla | 20 Jan 2016

Avril Group, the French agrifood business, has confirmed reports it plans to build a mayonnaise factory in Algeria.


Dean Best | 18 Jan 2016

Avril Group, the French agrifood business, has opened a new site for bottling vegetable oils near Bordeaux.


Dean Best | 30 Oct 2015

The Avril Group, the French agri-food business, is teaming up with German meat giant Tonnies to develop products made with French meat.


Stuart Todd | 21 Sep 2015

Fleury Michon has unveiled a new range of non-GM and antibiotic-free charcuterie products under the J’aime brand name.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Jul 2015

Lesieur, a subsidiary of The Avril Group, has acquired a 69% stake in Société de Production des Huiles de Bourbon as it plans to "reinforce its position in the Réunion edible oils and dressings markets".


Dean Best | 23 Feb 2015

French pork firm Declomesnil and agrifood business The Avril Group have pulled their offer for assets owned by ailing local pork processor Ateliers Industriels de la Manche (AIM).


Dean Best | 23 Feb 2015

French agrifood business The Avril Group is supporting a bid for assets owned by ailing local pork processor Ateliers Industriels de la Manche (AIM).

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