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Dean Best | 28 May 2013

The UK and the US enjoyed a public holiday on Monday and the shorter week is a quieter one for results. However, US poultry group Sanderson Farms and South Africa's Tiger Brands will report H1s, while Tate & Lyle plc will announce annual figures. In New York, Citi will hold a conference featuring the likes of Mondelez International and General Mills.

Michelle Russell | 25 May 2010

US meat giant Sanderson Farms said it expects poultry production levels to be limited for the remainder of the year. | 8 Dec 2009

US poultry group Sanderson Farms said it expects market price volatility to continue into 2010 as the firm swung into profit this morning (8 December), reversing a year-ago loss.

Joe Ayling | 7 Dec 2006

With Pilgrim’s Pride settling a US$1.1bn takeover battle for rival poultry firm Gold Kist, the US meats market is about to change shape. Joe Ayling reports on the implications of the deal.

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Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

The US poultry sector has been under scrutiny in recent quarters, with a number of the largest processors named in a lawsuit alleging companies fixed prices and questions over the use of a key, weekly chicken-price index. Throw in tough market conditions, concerns over the trade priorities of the Trump administration and the rise of meat alternatives and there is much for poultry industry boardrooms to ponder. Dean Best chewed the fat with Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell.

Dean Best | 22 Feb 2017

Fears over resistance in humans, as well as demand for "cleaner" or "simpler" food, has driven meat firms to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is Sanderson Farms.

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Andy Coyne | 30 Nov 2018

US chicken business Sanderson Farms has made an announcement regarding the use of antibiotics medically important for humans for disease prevention in its live poultry operations. | 23 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.

Andy Coyne | 22 Feb 2018

US poultry processor Sanderson Farms now faces a situation where nearly half of its investors want it to stop giving antibiotics to healthy chickens.

Dean Best | 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.

Dean Best | 18 Jan 2018

There is too much antibiotic-free chicken on the market in the US, Sanderson Farms has claimed, as the poultry processor faces fresh pressure to change the way it uses the drugs. | 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.

Dean Best | 20 Dec 2017

just-food again secured time with some major industry names in 2017 and our interviews with C-suite executives from companies including Sanderson Farms, Nestle and Danone gave you food for thought.

Andy Coyne | 15 Dec 2017

An investor coalition is pressuring US chicken business Sanderson Fams to commit to not using antibiotics in the production process.

Simon Harvey | 15 Dec 2017

US poultry company Sanderson Farms plans to more than double capital expenditure next year as it invests in new plants and equipment to ramp up production.

Simon Harvey | 24 Aug 2017

US poultry company Sanderson Farms said revenue rose by almost a third in the three months through July due to "relatively strong'' prices for fresh chickens sold to retail customers.

John Shepherd | 25 May 2017

US poultry processor Sanderson Farms today (25 May) booked increased first-half sales and income, boosted by higher volume and retail grocery sales and "an improving export environment".

Dean Best | 17 Apr 2017

Sanderson Farms has announced a fresh agreement on the processing of chickens for US poultry peer House of Raeford Farms.

Dean Best | 16 Mar 2017

US poultry supplier Sanderson Farms is looking at setting up a new production facility in Texas and has earmarked two alternative locations for the site.

Dean Best | 23 Feb 2017

Sanderson Farms, the US poultry processor, has reported higher first-quarter earnings amid a rise in sales driven by better prices for dark meat.

John Shepherd | 13 Jan 2017

US poultry processor Sanderson Farms has opened a US$155m processing and wastewater treatment facility at its site in St Pauls, North Carolina.

John Shepherd | 23 Dec 2016

US poultry group Sanderson Farms said it has agreed a new pricing formula with its customers after the Georgia Department of Agriculture announced the indefinite suspension of the Georgia Dock weekly chicken-price index.

Katy Askew | 15 Dec 2016

US chicken processor Sanderson Farms said poultry prices in the market strengthened in the final quarter of its financial year as it delivered lower annual earnings today (15 December). 

Dean Best | 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.

Katy Askew | 25 Aug 2016

Lower prices for chicken products have depressed sales at US poultry group Sanderson Farms.

Keith Nuthall | 23 Aug 2016

China’s ministry of commerce has extended for another five years countervailing (anti-subsidy) duties that have been charged on US imports of broiler chicken products.

Hannah Abdulla | 26 May 2016

Sanderson Farms has reported lower sales and profits for the first half of its financial year.

Katy Askew | 25 Feb 2016

Sanderson Farms reported a steep drop in sales and profits today (25 February), warning of a "significantly weaker" market for US poultry products. 

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Katy Askew | 6 May 2016

Rumours Chinese pork giant WH Group is eyeing acquisitions, particularly in the US, have surfaced.

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