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Andy Coyne | 2 Oct 2017

Regulators have given the all-clear to a deal that will see the coming together of assets owned by Northern Ireland meat processing giant Dunbia and Republic of Ireland-based Dawn Meats.

Simon Harvey | 10 Aug 2017

A potential joint venture between Northern Ireland's Dunbia meat group and Dawn Meats in the Republic of Ireland is under the scrutiny of the UK government's competition watchdog, which today (10 August) started a merger enquiry.

John Shepherd | 24 May 2017

Northern Ireland meat group Dunbia said today (24 May) it had agreed to establish a majority-owned joint venture with peer Dawn Meats, based across the border in the Republic of Ireland, to comprise the UK operations of both firms.

John Shepherd | 15 Mar 2017

Ireland-based processor Dawn Meats has declined to comment on reports it is considering a takeover offer for fellow meat group Dunbia, which is based across the border in Northern Ireland.

Dean Best | 14 Mar 2017

Dawn Meats, the Ireland-based processor, is reportedly weighing up a takeover offer for fellow meat group Dunbia, based across the border in Northern Ireland.

Katy Askew | 16 Nov 2016

UK meat group Cranswick has announced the acquisition of pork processing assets owned by Northern Ireland-based meat group Dunbia. 

John Shepherd | 17 Aug 2016

Meat processing group Dunbia has played down reports talks over a possible deal with the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group have stalled.

Hannah Abdulla | 7 Apr 2016

2 Sisters Food Group has rejected a newspaper report the UK company had confirmed it is in talks over a deal with meat processor Dunbia.

Dean Best | 1 Apr 2016

Speculation is mounting over the ownership of Dunbia, the UK meat processor, after fresh reports in the UK and Ireland.

Hannah Abdulla | 25 Jan 2016

JBS has dismissed a report linking the Brazil-based meat giant to a move for UK processor Dunbia.

Hannah Abdulla | 6 Jan 2016

Full year profits at meat processor Dunbia have jumped, boosted by new production facilities, as owners continue to weigh up options for the business.

Hannah Abdulla | 18 Dec 2015

This week Fonterra announced it was selling its yoghurt and dairy business in Australia to Parmalat, Chinese fruit groups Golden Wing Mau and Joyvio announced a merger and UK meat group Dunbia confirmed it was mulling options for the business. Belgium's Lotus Bakeries bought UK snacks group Urban Fresh Foods, its second deal in the country in four months and, looking to next year, we analysed the prospects for the BRIC markets in 2016. Here is the week in quotes.

Dean Best | 18 Dec 2015

Belgium's Lotus Bakeries this week struck its second piece acquisition in the UK in four months, with a deal to buy Bear snacks owner Urban Fresh Foods. Our M&A pages also included news Fonterra is selling its Australian yoghurt business to Lactalis's Parmalat and Ornua is offloading US distribution asset DPI. Elsewhere, the Russian central bank said domestic producers had, in most categories, failed to meet the shortfall in production from Moscow's import restrictions on the west.

Dean Best | 15 Dec 2015

Dunbia, the UK-based meat processor, is mulling how to "maximise the potential" of the company after attracting interest in the business.

Hannah Abdulla | 1 Dec 2015

UK processors Karro Food Group and Dunbia have said they are gearing up to start exports of pork products to China.

Hannah Abdulla | 1 Dec 2015

Northern Ireland pork producers have been provisionally been given the green light to ship to China.

Hannah Abdulla | 7 May 2015

Irish meat processor Dunbia has announced a joint venture agreement with Dutch beef supplier Shannon Meats to work in the Benelux markets and, in future, Germany.

Dean Best | 27 Mar 2015

UK meat processor Dunbia is investing in a new boning hall and in production in Northern Ireland to support its export business.

Dean Best | 20 Dec 2013

UK meat giant Dunbia is to spend GBP7.5m (US$12.3m) on a new beef processing site in Wales to service a contract with Sainsbury's.

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