Smithfield Foods has invested more than $100m to create a new distribution centre in Tar Heel, North Carolina, optimising its transportation network. Read more
Arla has acquired Mondelēz’s processed cheese business in the Middle East region, which is currently licensed under the Kraft brand. Read more
Müller Milk & Ingredients has invested £15m to sustainably upgrade its fresh milk facility in Bellshill, Scotland. Read more
Marfrig has secured a deal to buy BRF’s Argentinean subsidiary Quickfood for $55 million as aims to grow its value-added product offer. Read more
Smithfield Foods is investing nearly $45m in its operations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to help it meet growing domestic demand for bacon. Read more
Brazilian meat producer JBS has named Gilberto Tomazoni as its new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Read more
Cargill has acquired Colombian chicken producer Campollo, further expanding its poultry business in the country after buying Pollos Bucanero last year. Read more
Cargill plans to invest $235m in the Philippines to grow its business in the country in the next two years, the company said. Read more
Olymel has finalised a deal to acquire Pinty's Delicious Foods, a Canadian poultry slaughtering and processing company. Read more
Maple Leaf will build a $498m facility in Ontario, which it says will be “one of the most technologically advanced poultry processing plants in the world”. Read more
© FoodBev Media Ltd 2018
World Food Innovation Awards open for early bird entries!
Have a Food product worthy of an innovation award? Then you’re invited to enter the World Food Innovation Awards. Early bird entries submitted before 21 December receive a £55 discount.
Don’t delay – enter here today!