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Dean Best | 16 Aug 2017

Charoen Pokphand Foods, the Thailand-based meat and seafood group, saw its earnings in the first half of the year rise despite a sharp fall in segment profits from its livestock division.


Dean Best | 9 Aug 2017

Bellisio Foods, the US frozen-food business now backed by Thai giant Charoen Pokphand Foods, has launched a line of meals, emphasising the quality of the ingredients and price of the products.


Dean Best | 3 Jul 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has continued its recent run of acquisitions with a deal to buy control of Germany-based Paulsen Food.


John Shepherd | 12 May 2017

Thai meat processor Charoen Pokphand Foods has booked higher first-quarter sales and profits.


John Shepherd | 3 Apr 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has bought UK-based meat and ready-made products manufacturer Westbridge Food Group (WFGL) in a deal worth around GBP60m (US$75m).


Katy Askew | 16 Mar 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods aims to increase its poultry exports to the EU after being granted Germany's QS Standard. 


Katy Askew | 28 Feb 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has reorganised its business into two operating segments that will focus on food and agricultural products and appointed two co-CEOs to oversee these operations. 


Dean Best | 27 Feb 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods is targeting another 10% rise in sales in 2017, driven by its overseas business.


John Shepherd | 19 Jan 2017

Nestle, PepsiCo, Unilever and Kellogg are among the companies to have signed up to a global initiative aimed at improving food sourcing, reducing waste and supporting "adjustments" in food production methods to promote "healthy and sustainable diets".


John Shepherd | 9 Jan 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods is rolling out a chicken snack in the UK under its local brand Taste Inc, which it launched in the country almost four years ago.


John Shepherd | 3 Jan 2017

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods is to acquire a 33% stake in Poland-based family-operated poultry export group SuperDrob for around THB1.87bn (US$52m).


Katy Askew | 15 Dec 2016

South Korea has lifted an embargo on chicken from Thailand introduced 12 years ago due to an outbreak of bird flu. 


Dean Best | 7 Dec 2016

CP Pokphand Co., the Hong Kong-listed animal feed and meat processing venture in which Thai food group Charoen Pokphand Foods owns a majority stake, has struck a deal to buy a poultry business in northern China owned by state-backed agri-food giant COFCO.


Katy Askew | 17 Nov 2016

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods is acquiring Bellisio Parent, the US's third-largest single-serve frozen entree maker, from private-equity group Centre Partners for US$1.08bn. 


Dean Best | 14 Nov 2016

Charoen Pokphand Foods, the Thailand-based food group, has reported higher third-quarter sales and profits, with the company citing domestic and international factors.


Dean Best | 11 Nov 2016

Charoen Pokphand Foods has announced the acquisition of 70% of Chinese poultry firm Fujian Sumpo, a deal made through the Thailand-based food group's Hong Kong-listed venture CP Pokphand Co.


Katy Askew | 21 Oct 2016

Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods is building a production plant in Thailand to produce "healthy soup" aimed at "elderly people and patients". 


Dean Best | 18 Oct 2016

Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods has bought a majority stake in UK foodservice supplier Foodfellas.


Katy Askew | 6 Sep 2016

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods aims to improve labour conditions across its poultry supply chain, bringing it in line with "internationally accepted" labour relations.


John Shepherd | 20 Jul 2016

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has acquired an 80% stake in Sri Lanka's ready-to-eat food manufacturer Norfolk Foods for US$4m.


Jens Kastner | 14 Jun 2016

Thailand-based group Charoen Pokphand Foods has told just-food it is negotiating to supply fast-food chicken chains in India after opening a new chicken processing plant in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.


Hannah Abdulla | 12 May 2016

Thai meat processor Charoen Pokphand Foods has reported a jump in first-quarter revenues and profits. 


Hannah Abdulla | 1 Mar 2016

Annual profits have risen at Thailand-based meat giant Charoen Pokphand Foods despite a dip in sales.


Dean Best | 12 Nov 2015

Thailand-based meat giant Charoen Pokphand Foods has reported a 14% fall in third-quarter profits, overshadowing higher first-half earnings and dragging down its year-to-date profitability.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Aug 2015

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods has reportedly halved its target for annual sales growth on the back of the country's slowing economy.


Hannah Abdulla | 14 Aug 2015

This week's results included an upbeat US snack group Snyder's-Lance reporting higher second-quarter sales and profits, improved half-year revenue and earnings at seafood giant Thai Union and declines at an acquisitive SunOpta.


Dean Best | 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.


Hannah Abdulla | 10 Nov 2014

Thai food group Charoen Pokphand Foods has reported an increase in profits for the first nine months of the year.

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