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Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

20 Apr 2021

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.

Marfrig to invest in US beef processing plant

18 Mar 2021

Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig has announced it is to invest around US$100m in an overseas beef processing facility.

Marfrig agrees finance deal linked to deforestation pledge

25 Feb 2021

Brazil-based meat heavyweight Marfrig has agreed a US$30m finance deal that is linked to environmental concerns in the country.

Meat group Marfrig invests in capacity expansion

23 Nov 2020

Marfrig Global Foods, a meat processor based in Brazil, is expanding capacity across two plants in one of its South American markets.

Brazil meat giant Marfrig expands in Argentina with Campo del Tesoro deal

6 Oct 2020

Brazilian meat giant Marfrig has moved to acquire a burger patty manufacturer in neighbouring Argentina.

End deforestation initiative in Brazil gets 'big meat' backing

18 Sep 2020

A Brazilian meat giant has signed up to an initiative to help end deforestation in its home market with a local peer reportedly following suit.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Brazil's Marfrig to set up joint venture company in Paraguay

8 Sep 2020

Brazilian meat heavyweight Marfrig has revealed it is planning to establish a joint venture business in a neighbouring country.

The plant-based potential in beef-loving Brazil

19 Aug 2020

Plant-based alternatives to meat are even starting to carve out a foothold in Brazil and, while the market is a long way from mainstream, there's optimism for the future.

Brazilian meat giants Marfrig and Minerva deny merger talks

21 Jul 2020

Meatpacking heavyweights Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva Foods have commented on press speculation in their home market of Brazil that they have opened merger talks.

Tyson, Cargill, National Beef, JBS 'under scrutiny in US over pricing'

8 Jun 2020

The US Department of Justice has reportedly issued an order to four meat processors for information over possible anti-trust violations.

Investor spotlight on animal protein over "pandemic risk"

3 Jun 2020

The global animal-protein industry is "vulnerable to zoonotic outbreaks and guilty of creating them", new research from an international investor group has claimed.

Meat processor Marfrig forms PlantPlus Foods joint venture with ADM

27 May 2020

Brazilian meat processor Marfrig Global Foods has entered a new joint venture with a US agri-food business.

Marfrig elects a new CEO, finance chief

17 Mar 2020

Marfrig Global Foods has elected a new chief executive and a new finance chief for the Brazil-based meat processor.

New products - Princes unveils new edible oil range in the UK; Kellogg brings out prebiotic All-Bran cereal; Alter Eco launches Grass Fed Milk Chocolate line

6 Mar 2020

This week's batch of new products that caught the eye include plant-based cheeses and spreads from vegan food firm Tofurky.

New products - Marfrig takes plant burger to China; Nestle launches new Quality Street; Itsu partners with Meatless Farm; Mamma Chia launches dairy-free 'milk'

21 Feb 2020

This week's batch of new products includes Ginsters teaming up with Quorn in a vegan sausage roll and new Quality Street from Nestle. 

Marfrig to introduce meat-free Revolution Burger to Brazilian consumers

10 Dec 2019

Brazilian meat giant Marfrig Global Foods is launching a plant-based 'meat' brand, initially in its home market.

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.

Brazil's Marfrig joins meat-free burger ranks in partnership with Archer Daniels

6 Aug 2019

Brazilian meat giant Marfrig is joining the growing ranks of food firms entering the plant-based category.

BRF 'still interested in global meat merger'

24 Jul 2019

Brazilian meat giant BRF has spoken about the possibility of finding a partner to help increase its global reach, following the collapse of merger talks with local peer Marfrig.

Marfrig, BRF merger talks end without deal over "governance" issues

12 Jul 2019

Merger talks between Brazilian meat processors BRF and Marfrig Global Foods have ended without a deal following discussions that started in May.

Brazil lifts temporary suspension of beef exports to China

14 Jun 2019

Brazil has lifted the temporary suspension of beef exports to China imposed in the wake of the discovery of a atypical case of mad cow disease.

Minority on BRF board 'resisted merger talks with Marfrig'

4 Jun 2019

The potential merger between Brazilian meat giants BRF and Marfrig has met some resistance, media reports have suggested.

Mixed reaction as meat giants Marfrig, BRF seek more muscle

3 Jun 2019

Brazil-based meat giants Marfrig and BRF are to hold talks on a merger - a deal that could create one of the largest players in the sector. Market reaction, though, has been mixed.

Brazilian meat giants BRF and Marfrig in merger talks

31 May 2019

Brazilian meat packers Marfrig and BRF have made separate announcements to the country's stock exchange about their future plans.

Marfrig acquires majority stake in Iowa Premium

12 Mar 2019

Brazilian meat firm Marfrig Global Foods has taken a majority stake in US-based beef processor Iowa Premium.

The most-read news on just-food in 2018

20 Dec 2018

The news stories that caught your eye in 2018 included a number of M&A deals, CEOs departing and emerging brands entering new markets.

BRF sells QuickFood arm to Marfrig for $60m in all-Brazilian deal

7 Dec 2018

Brazilian meat heavyweight BRF has agreed to sell a processed food business in Argentina to a local peer.

August adds to M&A volume growth in 2018 - data

7 Sep 2018

Tyson Foods' move for US protein supplier Keystone Foods was the pick of the M&A transactions announced in August, which contributed to the rise in activity seen in 2018 so far.

Marfrig appoints Jose Eduardo de Oliveira Miron as chief executive

4 Sep 2018

Brazil's Marfrig Global Foods, the world's second-largest beef processor, has appointed José Eduardo de Oliveira Miron as its new chief executive to succeed Martin Secco Arias.






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