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

5 Mar 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.

Nortura to shift pork cutting from Rudshogda, close site in Otta

5 Dec 2019

Norwegian meat processor Nortura plans to end pork cutting at its plant in Rudshøgda and transfer those operations to another site. 

Nortura losses prompt resignation of CEO Arne Kristian Kolberg

21 Nov 2018

Norway-based meat processor Nortura has announced a senior executive's resignation following its latest set of earnings results.

Earnings summary - Kraft Heinz FY sales fall; Campbell H1 sales drop on volumes in 'challenging' US; Danone boosted by WhiteWave synergies; J.M. Smucker Q3 food sales fall

16 Feb 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.

Norway meat group Nortura "satisfied" with results

21 Jun 2017

Nortura CEO Arne Kristian Kolberg has said he is "satisfied" with the Norway-based meat processor's performance in the first third of its financial year.

Norwegian meat group Nortura launches meat-free range 

27 Feb 2017

Norwegian meat group Nortura is launching a line of vegetarian alternatives to meat, called MEATish. 

Food firms in Norway to cut added sugar, salt, fats

9 Dec 2016

Food manufacturers in Norway have signed a pact with the country's government that sets "specific targets" for the reduction of sugar, salt and saturated fats in products in a bid to promote "healthier diets".

Cost management, productivity boost Nortura 

1 Jun 2016

Nortura, the Norwegian meat group, revealed today (1 June) that cost management and improved productivity lifted its performance in the first four months of the year. h

Nortura grows profit 'despite challenges' 

18 Feb 2016

Nortura reported an increase in sales and operating profit for 2015 despite what the Norwegian meat group termed "challenging market conditions". 

Nortura integrates red, white meat production 

3 Feb 2016

Norwegian meat group Nortura plans to integrate its red and white meat production to build the "foundation for more efficient operations" through knowledge sharing and economies of scale. 

Nortura cuts ties with poultry producers in restructure

11 Dec 2015

Norweigian meat group Nortura has announced it is cutting the number of poultry manufacturers it works with due to an oversupply of chicken.

Food industry news of the week - R&R Ice Cream, TPP trade deal, US dietary guidelines

12 Oct 2015

Nestle's "advanced" talks to put the bulk of its ice cream business into a venture with the UK's R&R Ice Cream was the week's stand-out M&A story, while regulatory developments - the TPP trade deal, food safety rules in China and US dietary guidelines - caught the eye elsewhere.

Nortura profits weaken on poultry challenges

6 Oct 2015

Nortura, the Norway-based meat products group, has reported a decline in profitability for the four months to the end of August, hit by "challenging" conditions in the poultry sector.

Norway announces plan to lower salt intake

5 Oct 2015

Norway has outlined a bid to cut salt consumption by 15% by 2018, with the country's government and manufacturers including Orkla and Nortura announcing plans to work on the issue.

Food industry results in brief - Tiger Brands, Total Produce, Cranswick

26 May 2015

South Africa's Tiger Brands grabbed the headlines this week with news of the over-stating of sales at its Kenyan arm inflating local profits last year. Elsewhere, Ireland's Total Produce lifted its earnings forecast and said it was on the look-out for more M&A. UK meat group Cranswick reported mixed annual results.

Nortura to "double" healthy meat products portfolio

15 May 2015

Norway-based meat group Nortura is launching a range of "healthy" products, in a bid to double the number of its products that contain less fat, salt, sugar or more fibre.

Nortura expands commitment to keyhole labelling

14 Apr 2015

Nordic food group Nortura plans to double the number of its products that adhere to the keyhole labelling scheme in the region in a bid to "take a clearer position" in the health and wellness sector.

Nortura shakes up domestic meat production

24 Mar 2015

Norwegian meat processor Nortura has announced it is moving production from three of its plants in Norway to other sites in the business, a move that will affect 54 staff.

Nortura 2014 sales, earnings surge

12 Feb 2015

Norwegian meat processor Nortura registered an increase in sales and earnings during 2014.

Nortura embarks on antibiotic-free chicken project

2 Dec 2014

Norwegian meat processor Nortura is rolling out a project that aims to raise antibiotic-free chickens.

NORWAY: Watchdog blocks Nortura purchase of Prima assets

22 Aug 2014

Norwegian meat producer Nortura has had its move to acquire slaughterhouse assets from local peer Prima Gruppen blocked by the country's competition authority.

NORWAY: Nortura commits to salt reduction pledge

4 Jun 2014

Norweigen food firm Nortura has announced steps toward supporting the Ministry of Health's moves toward healthier consumption and has pledged to reduce "large amounts of salts" from its range.

NORWAY: Nortura appoints Kolberg CEO

24 Jan 2013

Norway's largest food company Nortura has appointed Arne Kristian Kolberg as CEO.

NORWAY: Food group Nortura cheers Lidl's exit

19 Mar 2008

Norway’s largest food company Nortura has hailed Lidl’s exit from the country as a “victory” for the local food industry.

NORWAY: Jobs threat as profits fall at meat firm Nortura

21 Feb 2008

Norway’s biggest meat and egg company Nortura is to axe up to 850 jobs after booking unsatisfactory 2007 results.

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