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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.

Pilgrim's Pride swoops for US poultry peer GNP

29 Nov 2016

Pilgrim's Pride has struck a deal to buy fellow US poultry processor GNP for US$350m.

Pilgrim's Pride books lower Q3 sales, profits

27 Oct 2016

US chicken group Pilgrim's Pride has posted lower sales and profits for the third quarter of the year.

Tyson, Sanderson, Pilgrim's feature in US poultry lawsuit

20 Sep 2016

A number of the largest poultry processors in the US, including Tyson Foods, Sanderson Farms and Pilgrim's Pride, have been named in a lawsuit alleging companies fixed prices.

JBS results reveal margin pressure on Seara, US units

11 Aug 2016

JBS, the Brazil-based meat giant, saw pressure on margins on the company's added-value Seara unit and on its US-based beef and chicken businesses in its second quarter.

Pilgrim's Pride reports second quarter sales dip

28 Jul 2016

US chicken group Pilgrim's Pride has reported a 37.5% fall in operating income for the second quarter of 2016 – down to US$237m from US$378m in the same period a year ago.

How could a TTIP affect the food industry?

14 Jun 2016

The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a source of fierce debate, with supporters seeking to emphasise the economic benefits of a deal but critics claiming it would favour big business, endanger food safety and the environment - and even undermine democracy. In recent weeks, opposition has emerged in political circles, with France's President Hollande insisting he would veto the agreement in its current form. Food and agriculture is at the centre of Hollande's concerns and the sector is among the main points of contention. But what could be the impact of TTIP on food manufacturers? Liz Newmark reports.

Pilgrim's Pride in US$24m poultry plant expansion 

6 Jun 2016

US chicken group Pilgrim's Pride has received approval for a US$24m expansion project that will expand production for retail channels at its poultry processing complex in Mayfield, Kentucky. 

JBS sees Q1 margin pressure 

12 May 2016

JBS, the Brazilian meat group, reported lower first quarter earnings due to margin pressure at the group's US chicken and beef businesses. 

Pilgrim's Pride posts Q1 sales, profit fall

28 Apr 2016

First-quarter sales and profits at Pilgrim's Pride, the US poultry processor, have fallen. 

Pilgrim's Pride invests US$190m behind branded growth

16 Feb 2016

Pilgrim's Pride today (16 February) announced a capital investment programme of US$190m to grow its brands. 

Pilgrim's Pride posts FY sales, profit fall

11 Feb 2016

Pilgrim's Pride has blamed export market challenges and commodity issues for a fall in full-year sales and profits.

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