Global Meat News

US-based Smithfield Foods claims to be one of the world's largest pork processors

Smithfield Foods targets takeover of Polish meat firms

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Smithfield Foods has applied to the Polish competition watchdog UOKiK to obtain the permission to acquire local meat processing firms Pini Polska, Hamburger Pini and Royal Chicken, part of Pini Group.

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The Dixy chain finds price pressure is more linked to currency volatility, seasonality and legal changes than the embargo

Russian companies react to food embargo extension

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s meat industry could reap benefits from the extension of its food embargo, which will not directly increase prices on its domestic market, say market participants. 


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