Pork processor Danish Crown has made its biggest investment in overseas production in a decade, opening a £100m bacon factory in the UK. “We believe in the British market,” CEO Jais Valeur tells FoodNavigator as he discusses food inflation, the energy...
A new European meat joint venture involving Denmark’s leading beef and pork processor Danish Crown and Germany’s Westfleisch aims to be a tough competitor to German’s current market leader Tönnies GmbH & Co, Danish Crown’s head of press has said.
A planned merger between European meat product group Danish Crown and smaller Danish rival Tican was blocked by competition authorities on Monday after a seven-month review, Danish Crown said in a statement.
Denmark’s meat industry anticipates the streamlining of production and possible closure of at least one slaughterhouse in the wake of Danish Crown’s acquisition and merger with Tican. The deal was approved by 91% of Tican’s owners on 26 March.
Danish Crown’s decision to invest in facilities outside Denmark risks straining relations with the government in Copenhagen as the company lobbies for state measures to reduce operating costs at local plants.
Meat processing grant Danish Crown has warned meat industry unions that the pressure to pay higher wages in Denmark at its Danish meat processing plants means most future fixed capital plant expansion and capacity investments will take place outside its...
Danish Crown’s (DC) decision to shut down its DC and Tulip meat processing plants in Faaborg followed a late-hour, but unsuccessful intervention by the city’s mayor, Christian Thygesen, who has expressed sadness over the decision.