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Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

12 Sep 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.

Seachill MD Simon Smith named new Young's Seafood CEO

24 Jul 2019

UK-based Young's Seafood has recruited the managing director of a local peer as its new CEO, it has announced.

Hilton Food Group to use Seachill expertise to aid seafood push in New Zealand 

21 May 2019

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group is planning to sell non-meat products in New Zealand, using the experience of a subsidiary business.

Hilton Food Group hails Seachill, weighs up Dalco Food push

27 Mar 2019

UK-based meat, vegetarian and seafood products supplier Hilton Food Group has hailed the performance of one recently-acquired asset and is weighing up the next steps for another.

Hilton Food Group to buy sous-vide manufacturer HFR Food Solutions

8 Feb 2019

Hilton Food Group, the UK-based meat and seafood supplier, is set to add again to its operations through M&A.

October matches 2018 high for food M&A - data

2 Nov 2018

As food companies look to M&A to gain an edge, just-food's index of deals in the international packaged food sector outlines the volume of deals being announced each month.

UK meat group Hilton invests in Dutch veggie firm Dalco Food

18 Oct 2018

Hilton Food Group, the UK-based meat processor, has become the latest company in the sector to invest in a vegetarian business.

Seachill growth leads to new jobs at UK site

21 Sep 2018

UK-based seafood business Seachill, a subsidiary of food manufacturer Hilton Food Group, is creating 120 jobs at its plant in the north-east fishing town of Grimsby.

Executive shake-up sees Philip Heffer named new Hilton Food Group CEO

23 May 2018

UK meatpacking and seafood processor Hilton Food Group has carried out an extensive executive re-shuffling exercise that sees chief operating officer Philip Heffer become CEO.

Hilton Food Group eyes international fish expansion

29 Mar 2018

The UK's Hilton Food Group is looking to build on its acquisition last year of domestic seafood business Seachill and use its new asset to secure deals to supply fish to its retail customers overseas, CEO Robert Watson has told just-food.

Earnings summary - Nestle lowers annual sales figures in earnings restatement; JBS FY profits more than double even as sales falter; 2017 a mixed bag for Vion; Avangardco sales hit by bird flu but annual loss narrows

29 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Hilton Food Group to run Woolworths plants in Australia as part of new deal

26 Feb 2018

UK meat packing business Hilton Food Group has restructured its agreement with Australia's largest grocer, Woolworths, and will take over the running of two of the retailer's plants.

Hilton Foods Group's The Saucy Fish Co. enters new European markets

18 Dec 2017

The Saucy Fish Co. has expanded its reach into France and Denmark after securing listings with retailers in those countries.

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.

Hilton Food Group making "good progress" despite European market challenges

8 Nov 2017

UK meatpacker Hilton Food Group has said its performance over the last four months has been in line with board expectations.

Seachill seen as good catch for UK meatpacker Hilton - analysis

23 Oct 2017

Hilton Food Group's acquisition of Seachill, announced last week, confirmed the UK meat processor's interest in the local seafood group, which raised a few eyebrows in the industry when a deal was first mooted back in August. Andy Coyne analyses why Hilton has moved for the owner of The Saucy Fish Co. and diversified into a new sector.

UK meatpacker Hilton moves into seafood with acquisition of Seachill

18 Oct 2017

Hilton Food Group, the UK meatpacking company which supplies major retailers, has made a lateral acquisition by buying seafood business Icelandic Food Group, which trades as Seachill, for GBP80.8m (US$106.3m).

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group signs NZ deal

16 Oct 2017

UK meat packing business Hilton Food Group is to build a plant in New Zealand in its latest project with Woolworths, Australia's largest grocer.

Suppliers to Tesco to issue data on food waste

21 Sep 2017

More than 20 of Tesco's "largest food suppliers" are to publish data on the food waste from their own operations, the retail giant has announced.

Hilton Food Group eyes further international expansion

12 Sep 2017

UK meat packing business Hilton Food Group has indicated that it would be keen to team up with major retailers in new markets on the back of the success of existing partnerships.

Strong growth in Western Europe and Australia boosts UK's Hilton Food Group

12 Sep 2017

UK meat packing business Hilton Food Group has recorded an increase in both revenue and operating profit in its half year results.

Hilton Food Group to build Polish fresh food factory following Tesco deal

24 Aug 2017

Hilton Food Group, the UK retail meat packing business, has signed a long-term supply agreement with Tesco to produce fresh food for the UK retailer's operations in central Europe.

Hilton Food Group in talks to buy Icelandic Seachill

2 Aug 2017

UK meat processor Hilton Food Group is in negotiations with The Icelandic Group to buy its local seafood business Icelandic Seachill.

Hilton boosted by volumes, forex

20 Jul 2017

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group reported higher first-half sales thanks to increased volumes and currency exchange headwinds.

Hilton Food Group invests in UK software firm Foods Connected

24 May 2017

UK meat processor Hilton Food Group has acquired a 50% stake in Foods Connected, a local software firm that claims to help companies in the food sector become more efficient and reduce costs.

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group on "optimum" business model - interview

9 Apr 2017

Hilton Food Group, the UK-based meat packer, has built what one firm of City brokers describes as "a high-quality business" through international expansion and, in most of its markets, supplying only one customer. Dean Best spoke to Hilton CEO Robert Watson and CFO Nigel Majewski after the company reported a year of rising annual sales and earnings to discuss their strategy for the business and its plans for further growth.

Hilton Food Group earnings rise on higher sales 

30 Mar 2017

Hilton Food Group, the UK meat packer, this morning (30 March) booked higher annual sales and earnings.

Hilton FY performance "slightly ahead" of expectations 

12 Jan 2017

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group said today (12 January) that its full-year performance came in "slightly ahead" of the board's expectations. 

Hilton Food Group sets up JV with Portuguese retailer Sonae 

4 Jan 2017

UK meat packer Hilton Food Group has extended its cooperation with Portugese retailer Sonae Modelo Continente through the formation of a joint venture that will supply packaged meat to the group's supermarkets in the country. 

Hilton Food Group to open new Australian facility 

6 Dec 2016

UK-based meat processor Hilton Food Group has announced plans to expand its capacity in Australia with the opening of a new meat processing facility in Queensland. 



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