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US: AdvancePierre buys chicken firm Barber Foods

1 Jun 2011

US company AdvancePierre Foods today (1 June) announced the acquisition of chicken processor Barber Foods.

US: Pierre Foods to merge with Advance Food Co., Advance Brands

28 Jul 2010

Private equity-owned US food group Pierre Foods is to merge with two food makers - Advance Food Co. and Advance Brands.

US: Pierre Foods expands board

19 Dec 2008

Pierre Foods has appointed Dean Hollis and Margaret Cannella as new members of its board of directors

US: Pierre exits Chapter 11

11 Dec 2008

A US court has approved Pierre Foods’ reorganisation plan, meaning that the company will now emerge from bankruptcy.

US: Pierre submits reorganisation plan

30 Sep 2008

Pierre Foods took a “significant step forward” in its effort to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy when it filed its reorganisation plan with the US bankruptcy court.

Top stories on just-food - 18 July

18 Jul 2008

UK retail dominated our pages this week with the news that the Co-operative Group had finally secured the takeover of rival grocer Somerfield. Elsewhere, however, we saw Belgium-based retailer Delhaize issue a shock profit warning, while China's booming retail scene continued to grow - although inflation continues to be a problem. Here are the top ten stories on just-food this week.

US: "Business as usual", insists Pierre Foods

17 Jul 2008

US ready meals and sandwich maker Pierre Foods has insisted it remains “business as usual” at the company as it begins restructuring under Chapter 11.

US: Pierre Foods files for Chapter 11 as rising costs take toll

15 Jul 2008

Pierre Foods has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as the pre-packed sandwich company struggles to deal with soaring raw material costs.

US: Pierre Foods sacks finance VP

26 Jun 2008

Cincinnati based Pierre Foods has ended the employment of Joseph Meyers, vice president of finance.

Top stories on just-food this week - 6 June

6 Jun 2008

Europe’s milk strikes have dominated our news pages this week after farmers from France to Austria demanded higher prices. The dispute, alongside the UN's call for higher food production and demands in the US for the removal of food colours from products, were among the top ten stories on just-food over the last seven days.

US: Pierre in emergency talks with lenders

3 Jun 2008

US convenience food firm Pierre Foods has launched emergency talks with its bankers after soaring commodity costs led the company to break its lending agreements.

US: Pierre Foods to close Georgia plant

11 Feb 2008

Pierre Foods has announced the closure of its Cedartown, Georgia plant and the transition of its beef processing to other sites with immediate effect.

US: Losses widen at Pierre Foods

16 Jan 2008

Pierre Foods has seen its quarterly losses widen due to costs linked to its 2006 acquisition of meat processor Zartic and to a lengthening raw materials bill.

US: Pierre Foods posts Q1 net loss

19 Jul 2007

Cincinnati-based processed foods group Pierre Foods has reported a net loss for the first quarter of US$4.3m, against net income of $0.7m in the first quarter of the previous year.

US: Acquisition costs bite into Pierre Foods earnings

30 May 2007

Costs linked to the acquisitions of Zartic and Clovervale have hit full-year profits at Pierre Foods, the US company said today (30 May).

US: Pierre Foods to acquire Zartic

6 Nov 2006

Pierre Foods has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Zartic and its affiliated distribution company Zar Tran, at a purchase price of US$94m plus the assumption of certain liabilities, subject to post-closing adjustments.

US: Pierre Foods revenues and earnings up in full year

26 May 2006

Pierre Foods has reported a slight increase in its net revenues for the fourth quarter. The manufacturer of processed food solutions said net revenues reached US$109.3m versus US$107.5m for its fourth quarter last year, an increase of 1.7%.

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