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New products – General Mills takes Pillsbury into ready-to-eat cookies; Russia's Cherkizovo in meat snack launch; Kind's frozen breakfast Smoothie Bowls 

11 Mar 2021

This week's selection of new products includes goat-milk variants of Hochdorf's Bimbosan infant nutrition range and Kraft Heinz unveiling desserts.

Fuertes, Cherkizovo turkey JV to boost capacity

21 Jul 2020

Tambovskaia Indeika, the Russian turkey business established by Spanish agri-food business Grupo Fuertes and Russian meat giant Cherkizovo Group, has revealed growth plans.

Cherkizovo acquires foodservice plant in Russia from Cargill

20 Jul 2020

Cherkizovo Group, Russia's largest meat processor, plans to acquire a poultry plant in its domestic market.

Russia's Cherkizovo seeks majority stake in Samson Food Products

26 Oct 2018

Cherkizovo, Russia's largest meat processor, is seeking to acquire a majority stake in a local peer.

Russia's Cherkizovo closes in on local poultry processor Altaisky Broiler

18 Jul 2018

Russian meat producer Cherkizovo Group has signed a letter of intent to acquire local poultry processor Altaisky Broiler as it continues to expand its domestic market share.

Russia's Cherkizovo reveals expansion plans

26 Jun 2018

Cherkizovo Group, one of Russia largest meat producers, said it is to target the Voronezh region for further expansion.

New Coller FAIRR food index raises concerns over ''high-risk'' firms

30 May 2018

A new index launched by investor network FAIRR has identified 36 global meat and fish companies as ''high risk'' when it comes to health, environmental and social issues.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Russia's Cherkizovo gets poultry export license for Iraq

29 Aug 2017

Russian meat processor Cherkizovo Group received permission this month to ship poultry products to Iraq, adding to existing export permits for Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Tanzania and the European Union.

Cherkizovo H1 profits surge on lower feed costs amid strong ruble

24 Aug 2017

Russian meat processor Cherkizovo Group saw half-year profits surge led by higher sales and lower feed costs, with the company noting the part played by strength in the ruble.

Cherkizovo books Q1 swing into black

17 May 2017

Russia-based meat processor Cherkizovo Group swung into the black during the first quarter of the year, following an increase in production and a recovery in market prices.

Russian meat group Cherkizovo buys local grain producer NAPKO

7 Apr 2017

Cherkizovo, the Russia-based meat processor, has snapped up local grain supplier NAPCO.

Cherkizovo sales up, profits down in "milestone" year

7 Mar 2017

Cherkizovo saw sales rise but profits fall in 2016, 12 months the CEO of the Russia-based meat supplier described as a "milestone year" for the business.

Russian meat processor Cherkizovo launches organic line

12 Dec 2016

Russian meat processing firm Cherkizovo Group has launched an "affordable, additive-free organic line" under its Petelinka brand.

Cherkizovo starts poultry meat exports to Angola

12 Dec 2016

Russian meat group Cherkizovo has dispatched its first shipment of poultry meat to Angola.

Cherkizovo investing in "Europe's largest" meat plant 

18 Nov 2016

Russian meat group Cherkizovo has started construction of a new meat processing plant that, it claims, will be the "largest of its kind in Europe".

Cherkizovo names John Ross to new role of COO

16 Nov 2016

Russia-based meat group Cherkizovo has named former Arasco Food and Zacky Farms executive John Ross to the newly-created role of COO.

Cherkizovo sees 9M profits slump but claims Q3 progress

16 Nov 2016

Cherkizovo, the Russia-based meat processor, has booked a 60% fall in nine-month profits amid higher costs in its poultry and pork businesses but CEO Sergei Mikhailov said the company's performance had improved in the third quarter.

Cherkizovo gets go-ahead for EU poultry product exports

8 Nov 2016

Russian meat processor Cherkizovo has confirmed it has been given the go-ahead to export poultry products to the European Union.

Cherkizovo confirms swine fever outbreak at Russia plant

19 Sep 2016

Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever at a sow farm but insisted the detection of the virus will not affect this year's production volumes.

Cherkizovo launches halal deliveries to Tanzania

26 Aug 2016

Russia-based meat producer Cherkizovo has started exports of halal poultry meat to Tanzania as part of moves to expand its presence internationally.

Cherkizovo starts meat exports to Egypt

12 Aug 2016

Cherkizovo, the Russia-based meat processor, has started exports to Egypt, a move dubbed "a major milestone" by CEO Sergey Mikhailov.

Cherkizovo swings to Q1 loss

24 May 2016

Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, has reported a first-quarter loss amid higher production in the country's poultry industry and pressure from the falling value of the ruble.

Cherkizovo gets green light for exports to Egypt

7 Apr 2016

Russian meat processor Cherkizovo has been given the green light to export poultry products to Egypt.

Cherkizovo FY profits dive on costs despite sales growth

16 Mar 2016

Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, has reported a fall in annual profits on the back of higher costs, despite increased sales.

Cherkizovo investing in pork production 

23 Nov 2015

Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, is implementing a "major investment project" to expand its pork production capacity by 58,000 tonnes per year. 

Grupo Fuertes acquires stake in Cherkizovo 

2 Nov 2015

Spanish agricultural group Grupo Corporativo Fuertes has acquired a 5.06% stake in Russian meat company Cherkizovo Group for approximately US$30m.

Cherkizovo H1 earnings rise, pork margins weigh

20 Aug 2015

Russian protein group Cherkizovo reported higher earnings today (20 August) as a rise in sales and improved poultry and meat processing margins offset lower margins in the group's pork business.

BRICs and beyond: How Russia's embargo affects domestic firms

6 Jul 2015

Russia recently extended its ban on various food imports from Western countries including the US and EU. The move provides Russian food makers with an opportunity to gain market share but it also presents those operating in the market with a number of challenges. Sam Skove reports.

Food industry results in brief - Tiger Brands, Total Produce, Cranswick

26 May 2015

South Africa's Tiger Brands grabbed the headlines this week with news of the over-stating of sales at its Kenyan arm inflating local profits last year. Elsewhere, Ireland's Total Produce lifted its earnings forecast and said it was on the look-out for more M&A. UK meat group Cranswick reported mixed annual results.




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