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Both Cargill and Faccenda Foods are privately owned companies

Cargill, Faccenda Foods form UK poultry firm

By Aidan Fortune

Two major poultry businesses have agreed to work together in a new joint venture to provide chicken, turkey and duck to the UK retail and foodservice market.

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Kerry Group selects new CEO

By Emma Jane Cash

The board of the Irish food and ingredient manufacturer has chosen Edmond Scanlon, the current chief executive of the group’s Asia-Pacific operations, to become the new CEO.

MTech's systems help run swine and poultry businesses on six continents

Chicken, pig software business bought

By Rod Addy

US poultry and swine production software firm MTech has been snapped up by Sweden’s Munters Group, a global leader in energy-efficient air treatment and climate solutions.

Social was labelled a 'threat' and an 'opportunity' at the World Meat Congress

World Meat Congress

Social media erodes consumer trust in meat

By Oscar Rousseau

The use of social media to shame and defame meat companies accused of wrongdoing and malpractice is eroding consumer trust. 

Nomad completes Findus acquisition

Nomad completes Findus acquisition

By Niamh Michail

Nomad has completed its acquisition of Findus becoming the largest frozen food in Western Europe, it announced yesterday.

Nomad Foods has acquired Iglo Group for about £1.87bn

Nomad Foods reports £392M loss as empire grows

By Alice Foster

Nomad Foods, the new owner of frozen food company Iglo Group, has reported a £392M loss in the six months to June 30 as the investment firm eyes other potential acquisitions.

Europe remains a key focus for the WH Group

Smithfield eyes Europe expansion after Campofrio sale

By Elsa Reed, in Shenzhen

Smithfield Foods executives have said their company plans to push sales of its own products strongly in Europe, now that its parent, the China-based WH Group, has announced the sale of shares in Spanish meat company Campofrio.

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