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JBS snaps up cold-meats business Frigorifico Marba

7 Nov 2019

Brazilian meat giant JBS has entered an agreement to acquire a local cold-meats business as it expands into value-added products. 

JBS-owned cured meat firm Rigamonti buys peer Brianza Salumi in all-Italian deal

25 Oct 2019

Italian cured meat specialist Rigamonti, owned by Brazilian meat giant JBS since 2011, has acquired a local peer for an undisclosed sum.

Pilgrim's Pride-owned UK meat group Tulip enters vegan arena

15 Oct 2019

Tulip, the UK-based meat product manufacturer, has revealed that it has a launched a plant-based brand.

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.

JBS' business dealings reportedly called into question by US senators

9 Oct 2019

Two US senators have reportedly called for an investigation into business deals struck by Brazilian meat processor JBS.

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.

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.

JBS still open to US share offering as earnings gain traction

16 Aug 2019

A US share offering is still on the cards for Brazilian meat giant JBS as a "driver for accelerated growth".

Pork price lawsuit 'dismissed by US court'

9 Aug 2019

A US federal court has dismissed price-fixing lawsuits filed against a host of pork companies in a case dating back to 2009.

JBS to expand Friboi production with investment in Minas Gerais state

17 Jun 2019

Brazilian meat processor JBS has invested more than ten million dollars in a plant in Minas Gervais state.

Meat giant JBS moves into plant-based with Seara launch

17 Jun 2019

JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant that is the world's largest processor of beef, has unveiled a plant-based version of a burger.

Brazil's JBS to expand beef plant in Nebraska

30 May 2019

Brazilian meat giant JBS is investing in the expansion of a beef production facility owned by its US-based subsidiary.

JBS snaps up pork processor Adelle Food Industry

29 Apr 2019

Brazilian meat firm JBS has acquired local pork processor Adelle Food Industry for BRL235m (US$59.8m).

Tyson, JBS hit with beef prices lawsuit

25 Apr 2019

Beef processors including Tyson Foods and JBS have been hit with a lawsuit alleging they violated US anti-trust laws.

JBS and Pilgrim's Pride executives face US trial over Moy Park deal

18 Mar 2019

A judge in the US state of Delaware has ruled that executives from Brazilian meat giant JBS and its American subsidiary Pilgrim's Pride must face trial over a deal in 2017.

JBS invests in Plumrose USA plant to boost bacon capacity

12 Feb 2019

Brazilian meat giant JBS is investing in a US plant to cater to rising demand for "high quality" bacon products.

Jobs to got at JBS Australian subsidiary

6 Feb 2019

Brazilian meat giant JBS has announced the outcome of changes to the shift pattern at one of its Australian subsidiary's plants.

JBS elects Gilberto Tomazoni as CEO to replace founder Jose Batista Sobrinho

5 Dec 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS has elected a new chief executive to replace Jose Batista Sobrinho, who assumed the role in September.

JBS names Guilherme Cavalcanti as CFO in wake of CEO change

5 Dec 2018

Brazil's JBS has made a second consecutive senior executive appointment having earlier announced a new chief executive.

JBS inks multi-million dollar Australia beef export deal with China's COFCO

26 Nov 2018

The Australian unit of Brazilian meat giant JBS has signed a multi-million dollar deal with COFCO Group.

Former JBS executive 'arrested over alleged illegal political funding'

9 Nov 2018

A former executive of a Brazilian meat company has reportedly been arrested on allegations of illegal political funding.

JBS enters meat supply deal with China's Alibaba

7 Nov 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS has signed an e-commerce supply deal for the Chinese market.

JBS to close abattoir in Australia putting 100 jobs on the line

24 Oct 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS is to close an abattoir in one of its major overseas markets.

JBS to 'expand beef production to meet demand from China'

9 Oct 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS is reportedly expanding capacity at two of its manufacturing plants in the state of Minas Gerais amid increasing demand for beef products from China.

US pork producers hit by price fixing lawsuit

29 Jun 2018

US meat giants, including Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods, have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to inflate pork prices in an effort to boost profit at consumers’ expense.

China imposes duties on chicken imports from Brazil

8 Jun 2018

China is imposing temporary anti-dumping duties on imports of chicken products from Brazil in a further blow to major meat processors JBS and BRF.

New Coller FAIRR food index raises concerns over ''high-risk'' firms

30 May 2018

A new index launched by investor network FAIRR has identified 36 global meat and fish companies as ''high risk'' when it comes to health, environmental and social issues.

Brazil's JBS kicks off pork exports to South Korea after government-led agreement

21 May 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS has become the country's first processor to export pork to South Korea following a government-led agreement secured last week.

Brazil's JBS spends BRL13m to expand production sites in Sao Paulo

2 May 2018

Brazil-based meat giant JBS is spending BRL13m (US$3.7m) to expand hamburger production at two plants in the state of Sao Paulo amid rising demand from the foodservice sector.

JBS still committed to IPO in the US for its international subsidiary

3 Apr 2018

Brazilian meat giant JBS is still committed to a US public share offering by its subsidiary JBS Foods International after postponing the IPO in October.

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