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Dawn Meats and Dunbia merger under CMA investigation

An investigation has been launched into the joint venture of Dawn Meats and Dunbia by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). 

Dunbia loses deputy chief exec following merger

Tony O’Neill OBE is to step down from his role as group deputy chief executive at Dunbia.

Dawn Meats and Dunbia enter into joint venture

Dawn Meats has agreed on a strategic partnership with Dunbia, which will see it establish a majority-owned joint venture. 

Dunbia debunks Great Britain move rumours

Northern Irish meat producers Dunbia has dismissed rumours that it is considering moving operations to Great Britain. 

Dawn Meats tie-up with Dunbia rumoured

Dawn Meats is close to securing a takeover of Northern Ireland-based meat processor Dunbia, according to an industry expert. 

Industry figures recognised by Queen in Honours List

Respected names from the meat and agricultural industry have been among those named in the New Year’s Honours List 2017. 

Dunbia chiefs receive lifetime achievement award

Jim and Jack Dobson, owners of meat processors Dunbia, were the recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award at the UTV Businesses Eye Awards in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. 

Meat industry calls for Single Market access post-Brexit

Organisations from across the meat industry have come together in support of tariff-free access to the Single Market.

Cranswick acquires Dunbia Ballymena in Northern Ireland

Pork producer Cranswick has announced the acquisition of the whole of the issued share capital of Northern Irish-based Dunbia Ballymena. 

Dunbia denies 2 Sisters merger has stalled

Both Dunbia and 2 Sisters Food Group have remained tight-lipped about a possible merger between the two meat-processing giants, despite claims that talks are on the brink of collapse. 

Ireland prepares for first cross-border Butchery Trade Expo

Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are preparing for the inaugural All-Ireland Butchery Expo next month. 

Dunbia gets royal approval for Queen’s birthday

Leading Northern Irish meat processor, Dunbia, has appeared in the official commemorative publication for the Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations, taking place at Windsor this year. 

Dunbia chief executive Jim Dobson receives industry honours

Chief executive and co-owner of red meat processor Dunbia, Jim Dobson OBE, has been the recipient of two industry honours. 

Dunbia hosts USDA fact-finding mission

Processor Dunbia has hosted the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on a recent fact-finding mission to Wales. 

Dunbia announces innovation investment

Northern Irish red meat processor Dunbia has announced an investment worth nearly £500,000, to strengthen its food development team. 

Dunbia launches graduate programme

One of the nation’s leading companies in the agri-food sector, Dunbia, is set to create new job opportunities after launching a graduate programme for 2016. 

Dunbia plays down JBS speculation

Dunbia has moved to debunk rumours about a takeover by JBS. 

Dunbia unlocks new global markets

Northern Ireland’s largest meat processor, Dunbia, delivered its first shipment of pork to India at the end of December. 

Northern Irish meat processor sees a rise in profits

Meat processor Dunbia, based in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, saw pre-tax profits rise by more than 40% in 2015.

Dunbia considering sales options

Irish processor Dunbia has confirmed it is considering offers from buyers for the business. 

Change needed in the red meat industry, says expert

The head of agriculture and research for meat processor Dunbia has encouraged the meat industry to embrace change.
 

Top meat suppliers awarded by Dalziel

The top-performing meat suppliers of the year for retail butchery specialist Dalziel have been awarded at the firm’s second annual supplier awards.

NFU Scotland requests clarification over cattle moving

National Farmers’ Union Scotland (NFUS) has announced it will be contacting abattoirs and processors to gain an understanding into “maximum moves rules” in terms of cattle.

North Wales butcher wins UK WorldSkills contest

North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards won the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition on Saturday 21 November.

Northern Irish food directors nominated for top award

Directors from two of Northern Ireland’s largest companies, Moy Park and Dunbia - both from the food industry, have been recognised for their commitment to the sector. 

Dunbia seals joint venture deal with Dutch beef firm

Meat processor Dunbia has announced a joint venture agreement with Dutch-based company Shannon Meats.

Dunbia to spend £27m on high-tech deboning hall

Dunbia has reported it will invest £27 million in new headquarters, creating 209 new jobs over the next three years.

Dunbia targets business from China

Northern Irish meat processing giant Dunbia has its sights firmly set on winning business in China, according to Invest Northern Ireland.

Dunbia acquisitions push down pre-tax profits

Northern Irish meat giant Dunbia has recorded another successful year with a turnover of £769m, but a year of new acquisitions and contracts has seen pre-tax profits fall.

Dunbia head named UK Director of the Year

Dunbia’s group chief executive has been awarded UK Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors.

M&S appoints new agriculture manager

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has appointed Peter Kennedy from Tesco as its new agriculture manager, in charge of sourcing pig and poultry meat.

Dunbia supply chain winner sees birth of first piglets

Dunbia has reported the first piglets have been born at its Pig Innovation Centre, winner of the supply chain initiative at our Meat and Poultry Processing Awards (MPPA).

Moy Park man to join Dunbia

Meat company Dunbia has announced it will appoint a new group deputy chief executive, Tony O'Neill from Moy Park.

Eblex provides opportunity for foreign contact

A marketing event for British beef and lamb has given producers the chance to build relationships with foreign delegates, according to Eblex.

Dunbia rises in Sunday Times top 100 list

Meat processing company Dunbia has secured its place on the Sunday Times 100 Top Track list for the fourth year in a row.

Dunbia joins Bord Bía sustainability group

Dunbia has achieved Origin Green membership, becoming the latest company to join Bord Bía’s initiative, which aims for sustainability in the food chain throughout Ireland. 

Morrisons reject claims of abattoir sale

Reports that Morrisons might be selling their Woodhead Bros abattoirs have been cast aside by the supermarket.

Dunbia embarks on CSR strategy

Dunbia has launched its first ever corporate social responsibility (CSR) report in partnership with Business in the Community (BITC).

Video: Meat & Poultry Processing Awards

Linden Foods took top accolade at this year's Meat & Poultry Processing Awards.

Northern Ireland firm scoops top processor award

Northern Irish-based processor Linden Foods was celebrating after taking home the title of Processing Business of the Year at the prestigious Meat & Poultry Processing Awards.

Dunbia strengthens position in Scotland

Leading red meat processor Dunbia has announced further expansion into Scotland with the purchase of Lynch Quality Meats in Ayr.

Pig bosses are “bitterly disappointed” at Cranswick

The National Pig Association (NPA) and producers are “bitterly disappointed” at Cranswick’s decision to drop out of the Dead Weight Average Pig Price (DAPP) sample.

Cranswick pulls out of DAPP

Cranswick PLC has announced that it has dropped out of the Dead Weight Average Pig Price (DAPP) sample.

Dunbia announces partnership with rugby star

Processing giant Dunbia yesterday launched an ambassador partnership with British Lions and Ireland rugby player Rory Best.

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