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Hilton Food Group to acquire Icelandic Group (Seachill) in UK for £80.8m

Global meatpacking firm Hilton Food Group (Hilton) has entered an agreement to acquire chilled fish processor Icelandic Group UK (Seachill) for a cash consideration of...

Hilton Food Group to acquire Icelandic Group (Seachill) in UK for £80.8m

US meat producer Niman Ranch partners with AmazonFresh and ButcherBox

US-based meat producer Niman Ranch has partnered with online retailers AmazonFresh and ButcherBox to further expand the availability of its sustainable and Certified Humane products across...

US meat producer Niman Ranch partners with AmazonFresh and ButcherBox

UK’s Environment Agency calls for public consultation on Pengwedna poultry farm

UK-based Richland Foods has submitted a permit application to the Environment Agency for an egg-laying chicken farm at Pengwedna Poultry Farm, Nancegollan, Helston,...

UK’s Environment Agency calls for public consultation on Pengwedna poultry farm

EBRD and FAO support dairy sector in Kazakhstan

EBRD and FAO support dairy sector in Kazakhstan

Chilean firm Hortifrut acquires Talsa’s blueberry business in Peru for $160m

Chilean fruit company Hortifrut has entered a merger agreement with a Peru-based agriculture company called Talsa to acquire its blueberry business for...

Chilean firm Hortifrut acquires Talsa’s blueberry business in Peru for $160m

Kerry achieves SDAS certification of milk suppliers in Ireland

Irish food and beverage firm Kerry Group (Kerry) has achieved 100% certification of its 3,300 milk suppliers in the country under the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme...

Kerry achieves SDAS certification of milk suppliers in Ireland

Prestage Foods recalls 38,475lb of ground turkey

US-based Prestage Foods has ordered a recall of nearly 38,475lb of ground turkey over possible extraneous materials...

Prestage Foods recalls 38,475lb of ground turkey

Premium Brands acquires Skilcor Foods in Canada

North American speciality food producer and distributor Premium Brands Holdings has acquired 100% stake in Canadian company Skilcor Food Products...

Premium Brands acquires Skilcor Foods in Canada

Undercover report alleges breaches at UK supermarket chicken supplier 2 Sisters

A report from an undercover investigation carried out by the Guardian and ITV News has alleged potential food safety breaches at a plant owned by UK-based supermarket chicken supplier 2...

Undercover report alleges breaches at UK supermarket chicken supplier 2 Sisters

Land O'Lakes opens new innovation centre in Wisconsin, US

US-based agricultural cooperative Land O'Lakes has opened its new WinField United Innovation Centre in River Falls, Wisconsin, as part of its research commitment to provide farmers with...

Land O'Lakes opens new innovation centre in Wisconsin, US

WH Group’s Smithfield to acquire two Romanian meat packaging companies

Chinese pork producer WH Group’s US subsidiary Smithfield Foods (Smithfield) has entered a share purchase agreement to acquire two meat packaging companies, Elit and Vericom, in...

WH Group’s Smithfield to acquire two Romanian meat packaging companies

Cargill and Faccenda agree to form new JV company in UK

Global food producer Cargill has entered a joint venture (JV) with Faccenda Foods to create a new UK-based company that will manufacture chicken, turkey and duck...

Cargill and Faccenda agree to form new JV company in UK

Quorn launches new refrigerated meat alternative products in US

Global meat alternatives producer Quorn Foods has launched a new line-up of refrigerated products in the US...

Quorn launches new refrigerated meat alternative products in US

Oscar-winning film director launches Verdient Foods

Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis Cameron have launched a new company, Verdient Foods, in Vanscoy, Saskatchewan,...

Oscar-winning film director launches Verdient Foods

Conestoga to double meat processing capacity at its Breslau facility, Canada

Conestoga Meat Packers is set to expand its pork processing capacity at its Breslau facility by 86% with an investment from the Ontario Government in...

Conestoga to double meat processing capacity at its Breslau facility, Canada

Pagoda and AgroFresh to establish after-harvest fruit processing centre in China

Pagoda and AgroFresh to establish after-harvest fruit processing centre in China

Tulip to acquire Easey Holdings in UK

Danish Crown Group subsidiary Tulip has agreed to acquire UK-based pig producer Easey...

Tulip to acquire Easey Holdings in UK

Ardo acquires majority stake in VLM Foods

Belgian frozen vegetable provider Ardo has acquired a majority stake in Canadian company VLM Foods for an undisclosed...

Ardo acquires majority stake in VLM Foods

Sigma acquires Romanian food company Caroli

Mexican refrigerated food company Sigma Alimentos’ subsidiary has acquired a 51% stake in Romania-based packaged meats and ready-to-eat (RTE) meals provider Caroli Foods...

Sigma acquires Romanian food company Caroli

Dutch firm Barentz acquires Leipurin’s meat unit in Finland

Dutch firm Barentz acquires Leipurin’s meat unit in Finland

Creation Gardens to acquire Bluefin Seafood in Kentucky, US

Creation Gardens to acquire Bluefin Seafood in Kentucky, US