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Danish Crown strikes China pork supply deal

7 Nov 2019

Denmark-based meat co-op Danish Crown has signed a contract to supply pork to one of China's largest agri-food enterprises.

Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

15 Oct 2019

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Danish Crown hires Refresco exec Thomas Ahle as CFO

11 Oct 2019

European meat cooperative Danish Crown has announced a change to its group-wide senior management team.

Tulip Food Co. becomes Danish Crown Foods in brand identity shift

16 Sep 2019

In a move revealed today (16 September), Denmark-based meat giant Danish Crown has announced steps to unify its corporate branding.

Pilgrim's Pride latest UK purchase presents challenges

4 Sep 2019

Pilgrim's Pride, the US meat processor, has acquired another UK-based company. We look at the opportunities the acquisition presents – but also the challenges facing the business.

New products - McCain takes Brew City brand to UK; Nestle launches lower-sugar chocs; Marfrig's plant-based tie-up with Burger King; Del Monte Foods unveils popping boba snack

30 Aug 2019

This week's batch of new products includes McCain eyeing craft beer demand, Nestle again targeting sugar and US-based Beyond Meat trialling a product with KFC.

JBS-controlled Pilgrim's Pride to buy UK meat group Tulip from Danish Crown

28 Aug 2019

Pilgrim's Pride, the US poultry supplier majority-owned by Brazilian meat giant JBS, has struck a deal to buy a meat processor in the UK.

Danish Crown to launch plant-based burgers

7 Aug 2019

Denmark-based co-op Danish Crown has announced its intentions in regards to plant-based meat alternatives.

Danish Crown cuts jobs at domestic site

2 Aug 2019

European meat co-op Danish Crown has confirmed the number of jobs to be reduced at a facility in its home market.

Danish Crown points to China amid changes to German facility

22 Jul 2019

Meat major Danish Crown is cut jobs at a plant in Germany, with the cooperative citing trade with China as a factor.

Danish Crown's Tulip to invest in UK bacon facility

11 Jul 2019

UK meat business Tulip, which is part of Denmark cooperative Danish Crown, has revealed it is investing GBP10m (US$12.5m) in a UK facility.

Danish Crown's Tulip invests in UK plant

3 Apr 2019

Tulip, the UK arm of Danish Crown, is to invest in a site in the country to support the production of "non-pastry, traditional snacks".

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.

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