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Charoen Pokphand Foods acquires US frozen entree maker Bellisio 

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. 

Charoen Pokphand Foods Q3 sales, profits up

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.

Charoen Pokphand Foods venture buys majority stake in Chinese poultry firm Fujian Sumpo

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.

Packaged food in Thailand - demand for convenience to continue to thrive

25 Oct 2016

The growing urban lifestyle of Thai consumers has been driving demand for packaged convenient food. Convenience stores are gaining in importance for Thais amid the urbanisation of the country and look set to remain a key channel for manufacturers to target. Jens Kastner looks at the growing demand for convenience in the south-east Asian country.

CP Foods targets ageing population with Thai soup plant 

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". 

CP Foods buys majority stake in UK foodservice supplier Foodfellas

18 Oct 2016

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

Charoen Pokphand Foods wants improved labour conditions in Thai poultry market

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.

CP Foods buys Sri Lankan processor Norfolk

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.

Charoen Pokphand Foods India arm in fast-food chicken supply talks

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.

CP Foods posts Q1 sales, profit growth

12 May 2016

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

CP Foods grows FY profits despite lower sales

1 Mar 2016

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

CP Foods posts drop in profits in Q3

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.

CP Foods "halves growth target on Thai slowdown"

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.

Food industry results in brief - Snyder's-Lance, Thai Union, SunOpta

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.

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.

Charoen Pokphand Foods posts 9M profit jump

10 Nov 2014

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

Focus: Thai seafood scandal puts food supply chains back in the dock

20 Jun 2014

Harrowing accounts of forced labour, torture and murder on board fishing boats providing feed for the massive Thai shrimp industry have shocked the public and given the global food industry tough questions to answer about its ability to ensure ethical standards in complex supply chains. Ben Cooper reports.

US: CP Foods, JBS unlikely to table rival Smithfield bids

30 May 2013

Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods and Brazilian meat group JBS look unlikely to table counter bids for Smithfield Foods after claims they were considering buying the US pork processor before it agreed to a takeover offer from China's Shuanghui International.

UK: CP Foods targets snacking market

7 May 2013

UK food firm CP Foods is hoping to tap into the growing snacks market with the launch of a range of hot snacking products.


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