AnimalsAvian influenza: new biosecurity rules
BELGIUM, Brussels. European Commission strengthens preparedness with new biosecurity rules for poultry farms at risk.
AquisitionTyson Foods to acquire Keystone Foods
USA, Springdale, Ark. Tyson Foods, Inc. announced it has reached a definitive agreement to buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods for $2.16 billion in cash.
International marketFAO Food Price Index posts sharp drop in July
ITALY, Rome. Global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines.
FinanceBell announces results of the first half of 2018
SWITZERLAND, Basel. The Bell Food Group posted growth in the first half of 2018 with a lower half-year profit.
BusinessDanish Crown hones strategy
DENMARK, Randers. The target for savings in procurement has been raised, a number of administrative functions are set to be moved to Poland, and construction of a new head office in Randers is on hold until further notice.
NetworkingIndustry backs Meat Business Woman
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The group announced recent backing from Cranswick, Dovecote, Fairfax, Moy Park, Euro Quality Lambs and OSI.
InvestmentMiratorg plans to extend pork produtction
RUSSIA, Kursk. Miratorg invests 1.5 bn rubles to extend pork production in Kursk region.
FinanceWH Group Announces 2018 Interim Results
CHINA, Hong Kong. WH Group Limited announced the annual results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended 30th June 2018. The group strengthens global synergies in operations and realizes growth in scale and revenue.
SustainabilityCargill highlights commitment to food and agriculture
USA, Minneapolis. Company publishes Connect Nourish Grow, integrating financial and corporate responsibility performance.