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The Covid-19 coronavirus and the food industry - live blog (free to read)

27 Mar 2020

just-food's coronavirus live blog is your one-stop shop for news on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting the world's food industry.

Moy Park sees staff walk out over Covid-19 safety fears

26 Mar 2020

UK meat processor Moy Park has seen staff at one of its facilities take action over Covid-19 safety fears.

Coronavirus - UK meat business Moy Park seeks hundreds of new workers as demand soars

20 Mar 2020

Moy Park, the UK-based meat processor owned by US poultry giant Pilgrim's Pride, is assessing staff levels in light of changing demand resulting from the coronavirus outbreak.

Tulip in talks with workforce as UK plant faces closure

5 Mar 2020

Tulip, the UK meat company owned by US group Pilgrim's Pride, has announced it will enter talks with employee representatives at one of its UK plants which it is looking to close.

Tulip secures future of UK site but some jobs still to go

12 Feb 2020

Tulip, the UK meat processor acquired last year by Pilgrim's Pride from the US, said it has secured the future of a loss-making plant in the south-west of England. 

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

Jobs at risk as Tulip reviews future of Bodmin plant in Cornwall

23 Oct 2019

Tulip, the UK meat products manufacturer acquired by US-based Pilgrim's Pride in August, is reviewing the future of one of its factories.

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.

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.

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.

Job fears as Pilgrim's Pride-owned Moy Park temporarily halts production at UK site

4 Apr 2019

Moy Park, owned by US meat giant Pilgrim's Pride, is to halt some production on a temporary basis at its factory in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

Pilgrim's Pride names Jayson Penn as CEO to succeed Bill Lovette

22 Mar 2019

US chicken heavyweight Pilgrim's Pride has appointed a new chief executive officer to replace Bill Lovette.

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.

USDA acts following increase in recalls of meat products containing foreign objects

6 Mar 2019

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to take action after a seeing an increase in recalls of meat and poultry products containing metal, plastic and other foreign materials.

US meat giants face fresh claims on price fixing

4 Jul 2018

New price fixing claims have been brought against US meat giants including Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride.

Moy Park invests in allergen-free production

12 Jun 2018

UK-based meat processor Moy Park is investing in allergen-free production amid growing domestic demand.

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.

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.

US Foods, Sysco allege poultry price-fixing in lawsuits

1 Feb 2018

A clutch of US-based poultry processors, including Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride, are the subject of more lawsuits alleging collusion on price.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

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.

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.

Kepak buys facility from Pilgrim's Pride subsidiary Moy Park 

4 Dec 2017

Irish meat processor and Rustlers brand owner Kepak has bought a facility from chicken giant Pilgrim's Pride's UK subsidiary Moy Park for an undisclosed sum.

US chicken giant Pilgrim's Pride to close Minnesota facility

25 Oct 2017

Pilgrim's Pride, the US chicken giant, has announced it is to close its poultry processing facility in Lucerne, Minnesota, which employs around 200 people.

Why Moy Park sale will help placate JBS creditors

14 Sep 2017

Market reaction to JBS' sale of Northern Ireland-headquartered food group Moy Park to the US' Pilgrim's Pride for US$1.3bn has centred squarely on the Brazilian meat giant's need to pay down debts, Andy Coyne writes.

Pilgrim's Pride buys Moy Park from own major investor JBS

11 Sep 2017

UK-headquartered poultry and prepared meals firm Moy Park has been bought by US chicken giant Pilgrim's Pride in a US$1.3bn deal.

Pilgrim's Pride results heat up as birds sought for barbecue season

3 Aug 2017

Pilgrim's Pride, the US poultry arm of Brazilian meat giant JBS, saw sales and profit rise in the second quarter driven by robust results in North America.

JBS 'rules out sale' of majority stake in Pilgrim's Pride

8 Jun 2017

Brazil-based meat giant JBS has reportedly said its majority stake in US poultry arm Pilgrim's Pride is not for sale.

Pilgrim's Pride books fall in first-quarter profits

5 May 2017

Pilgrim's Pride, the US poultry arm of Brazilian meat giant JBS, has booked a drop in its first-quarter profits, despite improved sales.

Pilgrim's Pride books lower FY sales, profits

9 Feb 2017

US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride has booked lower sales and profits for 2016.

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