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French co-op Terrena names Alain Le Floch CEO

7 Aug 2019

Terrena, the France-based agri-food co-op behind brands including Pere Dodu chicken, has named its new chief executive.

France's Terrena to invest heavily in modernising poultry facilities 

30 Apr 2019

French food co-operative Terrena is embarking on an investment programme totalling "several tens of millions of euros".

French poultry firm Doux set for sale to LDC consortium

18 May 2018

A French commercial court has chosen a consortium led by French poultry group LDC to take over ailing chicken processor Groupe Doux.

Date set for decision on sale of France's Groupe Doux

6 Apr 2018

A commercial court in France will decide on which of the takeover bids tabled for ailing poultry processor Groupe Doux prevails on 18 May.

Two takeover bids in for French poultry group Doux

29 Mar 2018

Two takeover offers have been tabled for the ailing France-based poultry supplier Groupe Doux, according to the French government.

LDC yet to make takeover bid for French poultry peer Doux

28 Mar 2018

French poultry processor LDC has played down reports it has submitted an offer for ailing counterpart Groupe Doux.

MHP - deal for poultry peer Doux could still happen

26 Mar 2018

MHP has said takeover talks with Groupe Doux are continuing despite the ailing French poultry producer announcing its intention to file for liquidation.

French poultry group Doux intends to file for liquidation

26 Mar 2018

Loss-making French poultry producer Groupe Doux reportedly announced its intention to file for liquidation on Friday (23 March).

Terrena issues warning about poultry asset Doux

6 Mar 2018

French co-operative Terrena has confirmed it will not be able to provide financial support to its loss-making poultry unit, Doux, indefinitely.

Terrena outlines plan to merge with two French co-op peers

4 Jul 2017

France-based agri-food group Terrena plans to formally merge with two fellow cooperatives - Terrena Poitou and CAM.

Terrena, Normandie Bovins co-ops approve combination

7 Jun 2017

French agri-food group Terrena has announced its members and the shareholders of fellow cooperative Normandie Bovins have approved their plans to merge.

Dunbia forms venture with Dawn Meats ahead of Brexit "uncertainty"

24 May 2017

Northern Ireland meat group Dunbia said today (24 May) it had agreed to establish a majority-owned joint venture with peer Dawn Meats, based across the border in the Republic of Ireland, to comprise the UK operations of both firms.

Terrena sales rise, EBITDA falls in 2016

4 Apr 2017

French agri-food cooperative Terrena saw its sales grow in 2016 thanks in part to recent acquisitions but revealed its EBITDA declined year-on-year.

Terrena and Fleury Michon launch antibiotic-free chicken range

2 Mar 2017

French cooperative Terrena has teamed up with French food group Fleury Michon to launch a range of antibiotic-free chicken products.

French co-op Terrena eyes exports in poultry push

4 Oct 2016

French co-operative Terrena, which earlier this year acquired poultry group Doux, has announced a three-year investment programme worth EUR150m for its expanded poultry division.

Terrena posts mixed FY results

8 Apr 2016

French agri-food co-operative Terrena has posted mixed results for 2015.

Terrena set to close Doux deal in new year

27 Aug 2015

French food co-op Terrena and local agribusiness Sofiprotéol should seal their deal to acquire a majority stake in poultry processor Groupe Doux in January.

Food industry news of the week - GMOs, Arla, Mondelez

26 May 2015

The US Department of Agriculture's development of GMO certification scheme emerged this week, adding to the debate over the labelling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Elsewhere in the US, Mondelez International revealed jobs will go at a biscuit plant in Chicago. Meanwhile, dairy giant Arla Foods announced a deal in Egypt with local processor Juhayna Food Industries.

Terrena, Sofiproteol in talks for control of Doux

19 May 2015

French food co-op Terrena and local agribusiness Sofiprotéol are in talks to buy a majority stake in poultry processor Groupe Doux from the Calmels family.

Terrena profits rise on meat unit recovery

9 Apr 2015

French agri-food co-operative Terrena saw profits rise in 2014, despite only slight growth in sales, as margins from its meat business improved.

Terrena sells Elivia stake to Dawn Meats

21 Nov 2014

French co-operative Terrena has agreed to relinquish a 49% stake in its beef and pork arm Elivia to Irish meat processor Dawn Meats.

Terrena to close poultry plant in France, 165 jobs axed

10 Oct 2014

Gastronome, the poultry processing arm of French agri-food co-operative, Terrena, has announced plans to close its plant in Luche-Pringe, in western France.

FRANCE: Terrena members back Val Nantais veg deal

30 May 2014

Members of Terrena, the French agri-food co-operative, have given the green light to vegetable supplier Val Nantais joining the group.

FRANCE: Co-op Terrena eyes investments via new fund

23 Apr 2014

Terrena, the French agri-food co-operative, is looking at making investments in companies in the sector - possibly internationally - through a new fund, Kassiop-Invest.

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