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Optimal chilling process design increases profits
DENMARK, Taastrup. Meat quality, chill loss level and energy consumption are significantly affected by the carcass chilling design.
Bucking the market trend
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. The company records an increase in turnover to €6.9 bn.
DC’s subsidiary expands its activities in China
DENMARK, Randers. The company has acquired a majority stake in Shanghai Natural Casing Company.
Outbreak reported in Germany
GERMANY, Kiel. German authorities have confirmed the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N6) virus on a poultry farm situated on an island off the German North Sea coast.
Two new Senior Account Managers
GERMANY, Pullach. Last year the company introduced the world’s first handheld device for determining bacterial contamination in pork.
Pepperoni giant DK-Foods acquired
DENMARK, Randers. DC will become the European market leader in pepperoni toppings for pizzas.
UK’s exports started off slow in 2018
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Pork exports show a modest increase of almost 1% this year in January.
Government backed labels are welcome
DENMARK, Copenhagen. The Danes show growing awareness of the government-backed animal welfare label.
Generic meat moving robot
DENMARK, Taastrup. The new generic robot platform allows handling of fresh and wrapped meat.
Acquisition of Xinglong completed
DENMARK, Kolding. The company is a leading supplier of equipment to the red meat industry in China.
Three packaging manufacturers acquired
AUSTRIA, Baden. The group invests in highly specialised production centres, which will make the turnover likely to grow to over €400 mill. this year – further acquisitions are targeted.
Green light for exports to China
DENMARK, Randers. The agreement comprises salami, canned meat and hot dogs from a subsidiary of Danish Crown.
Risks in Europe aggravates concerns in the USA
USA, Washington. The situation in Poland, Germany and Denmark is under analysis.
Launching antibiotic-free sausages
GERMANY, Versmold. The German cold cuts company wants to produce a range of cold cuts based on meat from pigs which have been reared without the use of antibiotics.
Public consultation about sugars in food initiated
ITALY, Parma. EFSA is seeking feedback on the approach it plans to take for its upcoming assessment of dietary sugars.
Strong presence in South America
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Through the acquisition of four companies in Brazil, Chile and Colombia, the company has secured a strong and broadly-based sales and production organisation in South America.
CEO will step down
DENMARK, Hoersholm. Cees de Jong has informed the Company that after having led Chr. Hansen for almost 5 years, he intends to pursue a career as a non-executive director outside the company in due course.
Investment in China
DENMARK, Kolding. The management is sure, that the know-how of the Danish and Chinese companies will lead to a prosperous future.
Company divests Nordic ingredients business
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Orkla Food Ingredients has signed the agreement.