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.
Danish biotech giant Novozymes narrowed the range of its full year outlook to the lower end as the firm reported a 17% rise in Q3 net profits and strong sales in Food & Beverages and feed and Agriculture & Feed.
The Swedish competition authorities have approved the acquisition by KLS Ugglarps, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Danish Crown, of a majority stake in the slaughterhouse Dalsjöfors Slakteri near Borås, east of Gothenburg.
The retail price of organic pork products is continuing to climb in Denmark through strengthening consumer demand, driven in part by controversies surrounding animal welfare on conventional Danish pig farms
Denmark’s Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries (MFAF/Ministeriet for Fødevarer, Landbrug og Fiskeri) is investigating whether meat (and dairy) products sourced from the offspring of cloned farm animals have found their way onto supermarket shelves...
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.
More Danish pig farmers are testing their own herds after an analysis of pig herd screening tests, ordered by the ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries, found that swine-related ‘methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus’ (MRSA), is nearing epidemic...
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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.
Hydrocolloids firm CP Kelco has said it will invest a further 60m Danish krone (€8m) to expand its facility in Lille Skensved, Denmark, on the back of increased demand for its amidated pectin, used in low sugar and sugar-free foods.
Leading Danish food companies have joined with universities and regional government in an effort to highlight Denmark’s world-class food industry innovation – setting it on a par with The Netherlands’ Food Valley.
Danish excise duties on confectionery, ice cream and soft drinks have been raised in 2013, making it "very difficult" to be a Danish food and drink company, according to leading domestic confectioner Toms.
Danish pig producers have announced they are confident of being ready in time for the EU’s partial ban on the use of sow stalls. According to the latest estimates from Denmark, the industry claims around 85% of its farmers are already keeping pregnant...
As the EU sow stall ban draws nearer, Denmark’s pig industry faces a fresh set of challenges, but believes its policies on welfare, the environment and the quality of its products will carry it through.
Arla Foods announced today that it was a "step closer" to acquiring German dairy firm Allgäuland-Käserien, after the last of the latter's constituent co-operatives voted in favour of joining the dairy giant.