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Meat group Danish Crown sets climate goals

8 Mar 2019

Danish Crown, the Denmark-based meat cooperative, has announced goals to improve its impact on climate, pointing to the need to "win the support of consumers" as a factor.

Danish Crown's UK-based meat business Tulip warns of potential job losses

26 Feb 2019

UK-based meat business Tulip, which is part of Denmark co-operative Danish Crown, could be about to lay off hundreds of workers. 

New products - Mondelez broadens Cadbury range in UK; Intersnack-owned crisp brand McCoy's launches Muchos tortilla chips; Parag Milk Foods expands reach of premium offering Pride of Cows; Pladis expands Go Ahead line with low-calorie options

18 Jan 2019

This week's batch of new products includes Post Holdings and Hostess Brands coming together to launch breakfast cereals and a chicken alternative from Naturli' Foods.

Danish Crown postpones key target plan as UK unit weighs on earnings

23 Nov 2018

Danish Crown has reported a drop in annual earnings, with the company's UK subsidiary weighing on its results, prompting the meat giant to postpone a key strategic target.

Danish Crown inks new e-commerce deal with Alibaba in China

6 Nov 2018

Danish Crown has signed a new distribution deal with e-commerce giant Alibaba to supply pork to Chinese consumers from its soon-to-be-completed factory in Shanghai.

Danish Crown targets UK improvement after bringing in Andrew Cracknell as CEO of Tulip

1 Oct 2018

Meat giant Danish Crown has brought in a new CEO for its subsidiary Tulip with a brief to improve earnings at its UK business unit.

Danish Crown sets out a raft of cost-cutting measures as low pig prices bite

16 Aug 2018

Pork giant Danish Crown has announced a number of cost-saving measures including relocating a number of functions to Poland and putting the construction of its new headquarters on hold.

Danish Crown's abattoir expansion creates 100 local jobs

9 Aug 2018

Danish Crown is adding a new production line to an abattoir in the south of its home country to meet rising demand for fresh pork products from Japan. 

CO2 suppliers encouraging 'bidding war' amongst meat producers, says industry body

9 Jul 2018

The organisation that represents Britain's meat industry has accused carbon dioxide (CO2) suppliers of allowing a bidding war to break out between meat producers, desperate for supplies of the gas following a Europe-wide shortage.

Tulip suspends output at Scottish plant amid CO2 shortage

26 Jun 2018

Danish Crown UK subsidiary Tulip has suspended production at an abattoir in Scotland it runs in conjunction with Scottish Pig Producers as Europe's carbon dioxide gas shortage starts to bite.

Danish Crown CEO to take on day-to-day role with UK arm Tulip

6 Jun 2018

Danish Crown CEO Jais Valeur is to also become the executive chairman of Tulip, the meat co-op's UK arm, working with the subsidiary's management on the day-to-day running of the business.

Danish Crown buys Dutch bacon firm Zandbergen

4 Jun 2018

Danish Crown has acquired Dutch bacon business Baconspecialist Zandbergen through its subsidiary Tulip Food Company.

Union calls for talks as Danish Crown UK job losses confirmed

1 Jun 2018

The trade union Unite has called on meat giant Danish Crown's UK subsidiary Tulip to "engage" after it was confirmed 150 jobs at one of the company's facilities in Cornwall are to be lost.

Danish Crown's UK unit Dalehead Foods creates 40 jobs in Lincolnshire

27 Apr 2018

Danish Crown-owned Dalehead Foods is seeking to appoint 40 new workers at its meat processing Lincolnshire site in the UK.

Danish Crown expands in China with stake in Shanghai Natural Casing Company

28 Mar 2018

Pork producer Danish Crown is expanding its operations in China with the purchase of a majority stake in Shanghai Natural Casing Company.

Danish Crown acquires pizza toppings maker DK-Foods

19 Mar 2018

Danish Crown has purchased DK-Foods for an undisclosed sum, an acquisition the meat giant says will make it Europe's market leader in pepperoni toppings for pizzas.

Danish Crown abattoir jobs to go at Ringsted as slaughter scaled down

9 Mar 2018

Danish Crown plans to halt its night shift at a pork abattoir in the city of Ringsted due to the lower-than-expected supply of pigs, with about 140 people expected to lose their jobs.

Danish Crown unveils China export deal

6 Feb 2018

Pork powerhouse Danish Crown has won permission from the Chinese authorities to export sausages and canned products to the country.

The Black Farmer protein-enhanced eggs; Valio ice cream range; Candy Kittens' vegan-friendly sweets; Fuel10K enters new categories

26 Jan 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

2017 - the year in food industry M&A

15 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2017.

Danish Crown's acquisition of Easey Holdings green-lighted by UK competition watchdog

14 Dec 2017

The acquisition of UK pig producer Easey Holdings by Tulip, a British subsidiary of Denmark meat giant Danish Crown, has been approved by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Danish Crown buys into South African foodservice sector

22 Nov 2017

Danish Crown has acquired a majority stake in the South African foodservice business Overberg Food Distributors. 

Danish Crown overhauls its South East Asia operations

11 Oct 2017

Denmark's Danish Crown has revealed it is making major changes to its South East Asia operations with a new head office in Vietnam and the closure of its base in Singapore.

Danish Crown wins Tican arbitration case

11 Oct 2017

Pork processor and meat products group Danish Crown has won the arbitration case that resulted from its cancelled merger with fellow Danish pork specialist Tican in 2015.

Danish Crown's move for Easey Holdings to be studied by UK regulator

13 Sep 2017

The UK's competition authority is to investigate food company Danish Crown's acquisition of pig producer Easey Holdings via its UK subsidiary Tulip.

Danish Crown's Tulip acquires UK pig company Easey Holdings

11 Sep 2017

UK food company Tulip, a subsidiary of the Danish Crown group, has acquired local pig producer Easey Holdings.

Danish Crown targets China growth through Alibaba deal

22 Aug 2017

Pork giant Danish Crown has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tmall, one of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba's business-to-consumer marketplaces.

More than 100 UK jobs at risk at tinned meat specialist Tulip

21 Jul 2017

Danish Crown has announced some 118 jobs in the UK are at risk due to changing production schedules at the King's Lynn, Norfolk, factory of its subsidiary Tulip.

Meat co-op Danish Crown to create domestic jobs

19 Jun 2017

Danish pork giant Danish Crown is to create 260 new jobs at two of its domestic slaughterhouses.

Danish Crown acquires pate firm Tjæreborg Leverpostej

6 Jun 2017

Danish Crown has acquired local pate maker Tjæreborg Leverpostej for an undisclosed sum.

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