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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 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 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'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.

Danish Crown H1 earnings down despite "record" sales

30 May 2017

Denmark-based meat co-operative Danish Crown has booked a slight fall in first-half earnings but said revenue was at a record high, as a result of "good market conditions and a strong sales performance" boosted by Asian demand for pork.

Danish Crown slaughterhouse strike ends

24 May 2017

Denmark-based meat co-operative Danish Crown has said a one-day strike at one of its slaughterhouses in the country has been called off.

Denmark inks cooked meats exports deal with China

4 May 2017

A new agreement allowing Denmark to export cooked pork products to China could be worth up to DKK250m (US$36.6m) annually in sales to the Danish meat industry, Copenhagen has announced.

Danish Crown ups pig payments to farmers to boost pork exports

2 May 2017

Denmark-based meat cooperative Danish Crown today (2 May) unveiled an incentives package aimed at encouraging farmers to invest in producing more pigs to keep up with demand in export markets.

JBS to buy Plumrose USA from Danish Crown

14 Mar 2017

JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant, has moved to expand its business in the US through the acquisition of bacon and deli meats business Plumrose USA from Danish Crown, the Denmark-based meat cooperative.

Plumrose not part of our plans for growth - Danish Crown

14 Mar 2017

Danish Crown has decided to sell Plumrose USA as the US bacon-to-deli meats business does not fit the Denmark-based meat cooperative bid to grow on the back of investment in northern Europe and Asia.

Danish Crown acquires UK foodservice firm Leivers Brothers

3 Mar 2017

The UK arm of Denmark-based meat co-operative Danish Crown has acquired UK foodservice company Leivers Brothers for an undisclosed sum.

Food market quotes of the week - Nestle, Unilever, Hershey

3 Mar 2017

Commenting on topics as diverse as sugar reduction, job cuts and M&A, here is a summary of the food industry's week in its own words. 

Danish Crown UK unit Tulip warns bacon site jobs at risk

27 Feb 2017

Tulip, the UK subsidiary of Denmark-based meat co-operative Danish Crown, has warned more than 100 jobs could be axed at its Redruth site as a result of changes to shift patterns.

Danish Crown expands in organic beef with Teterower Fleisch acquisition 

11 Jan 2017

Danish Crown has acquired German beef processor Teterower Fleisch in a move that the company said will make it the fifth-largest beef processor in Germany and a "major player" in the northern European market for organic beef. 

Denmark launches initiative to boost food exports

16 Dec 2016

A new government-industry "food partnership" initiative has been launched aimed at boosting exports from the Danish food sector by more than DEK30bn (US$4.2bn).

Danish Crown profits fall in year of "special challenges"

23 Nov 2016

Danish Crown has booked a fall in annual profits after what the meat cooperative described as a year of "special challenges".

Danish Crown targets "market leadership" in northern Europe

10 Nov 2016

Danish Crown aims to consolidate is position in Denmark, Sweden, the UK and Poland to become the "market-leading" pork group in northern Europe.

New CEO restructures Danish Crown's troubled Tulip

16 Sep 2016

The new CEO of Denmark-based meat cooperative Danish Crown's troubled UK subsidiary, Tulip, has announced a major shake-up of the firm, just days after his appointment, to help Tulip regain its "mojo".

Danish Crown names Steve Francis CEO at embattled Tulip

2 Sep 2016

Denmark-based meat cooperative Danish Crown has appointed "problem solver" Steve Francis as CEO of the group's troubled UK subsidiary Tulip with effect from 5 September.

Danish Crown to cut domestic jobs at Ringsted site

22 Aug 2016

Danish Crown, the meat processing co-operative, is to cut around 120 staff at a domestic plant.

Danish Crown sees demand for higher welfare pork 

29 Jul 2016

Danish Crown is seeking to increase its supply of "higher welfare" pigs on the back of growing demand in the UK and other markets. 

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