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ABP and Fane Valley Linden Foods deal cleared

The proposed acquisition of joint control of Linden Foods by ABP Food Group and Fane Valley has been given the green light following an investigation by the European Commission. 

2 Sisters wins with automated accounts project

2 Sisters Food Group has boosted customer service and back office speed and efficiency by implementing an automated accounts processing system.

New pastry range targets butchers and meat manufacturers

Bells Food Group has launched a new business arm, with the aim of tapping into the butchery sector. 

Hilton Food Group confirms acquisition talks

Processor Hilton Food Group has confirmed that it is in discussions to acquire fish supplier Icelandic Seachill. 

2 Sisters and Innovis grow lamb initiative

A lamb supply chain scheme between processor 2 Sisters Food Group and genetic expert Innovis has been expanded. 

Barbecue season boosts Hilton Food Group UK turnover

Hilton Food Group (Hilton) has reported a growth in turnover in its UK division, thanks to trading-up and a good barbecue season. 

Investment firms eye Moy Park acquisition

UK-based private equity firms are circling poultry processor Moy Park, which has been put up for sale by Brazilian parent company JBS to pay off debts.

ABP scores hat-trick of Carbon Trust standards

ABP Food Group has been awarded the Carbon Trust standard for a third consecutive time, the first food processor to achieve the hat-trick. 

Sale of Karro Food Group reaches completion

The sale of pork supplier Karro Food Group has been completed by Endless LLP to CapVest Partners LLP. 

Crawshaw to enter into multi-million pound partnership with 2 Sisters Food Group

Crawshaw Group plc has announced today (Wednesday 26 April) that it has entered into a “transformational” supply chain partnership with 2 Sisters Food Group.

2 Sisters proposes Smethwick closure – 630 jobs at risk

2 Sisters Food Group has confirmed that it plans to cease production at a processing site in Smethwick, Staffordshire, which could result in the loss of up to 630 jobs. 

Hilton Food grows revenue and profit in 2016

Strong volume growth in the UK has helped Hilton Food Group to a successful 2016. 

Transformation leads to profit for Karro

Pork supplier Karro Food Group has delivered a significant annual profit following a period of transformation. 

Robust volume growth at Hilton Food Group

Food producer Hilton Food Group has revealed a “robust volume growth” in its interim results for the 28 weeks to 12 July 2015. 

Eurostock sees strong year

Eurostock Food Group has reported a mammoth 176% growth in profit. 

Challenging consumer conditions hit Hilton Food Group

Hilton Food Group has posted a half-year trading update that is “in line with expectations”. 

Total sales drop for 2 Sisters

Boparan Holdings, parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has posted a 3.9% drop in total sales for the 13 weeks to 2 May 2015. 

Suffolk chicken plant acquired by 1Stop Halal

A chicken processing plant in Eye, Suffolk, owned by 2 Sisters Food Group is to be taken over by Angus-based 1Stop Halal in July. 

Positive future predicted for Hilton Food Group

The Hilton Food Group has overcome its poor performance in the second half of 2014, according to a report by investment group Shore Capital. 

ABP Food Group subsidiary wins sustainability award

The renewable energy division of the ABP Food Group, Olleco, has won an award at the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards.

Hilton sees pre-tax profits rise despite ‘challenging’ trade

Pre-tax profits are up at Hilton Food Group despite “challenging market conditions”, the meat processor has announced.

Karro announces 141 job losses

Karro Food Group has confirmed that it is cutting 141 jobs at its Scunthorpe site.

ABP strikes first beef deal in US

Ireland’s ABP Food Group has become the first European company to agree a deal to supply beef to the US, since the lifting of the BSE-related ban a year ago.

Job losses at pork processing firms

Karro Food Group and Tulip, two of the country’s biggest pork processors, have announced job losses after both suffered ‘significantly’ fewer bacon orders.

2 Sisters slammed over flood plain chicken farm move

An animal welfare charity has criticised 2 Sisters Food Group over its decision to rebuild a chicken farm on a flood plain where 700,000 chickens drowned.

2 Sisters reports loss, despite rise in sales

2 Sisters Food Group has announced a £143.3 million loss for the 53 weeks ending 2 August 2014, although total sales were up 18.5% and protein performed strongly.

BIRD FLU UPDATE: Yorkshire bird flu strain identified

Defra has confirmed the bird flu outbreak at a Yorkshire farm has been identified as the highly contagious H5N8 strain found recently in the Netherlands.

Tesco contract pushes up volumes for Hilton Food Group

Specialist retail meat packing business Hilton Food Group saw volumes in Western Europe up 5.4% for the 28 weeks to 13 July 2014, predominantly due to its new contract with Tesco.

Hilton Food Group on target

The Hilton Food Group performed in line with expectations despite “challenging conditions” for consumers, according to its latest trading statement.

Strike action looms at ABP Wessex

Talks will be held today (20 May) to avoid possible strike action at frozen meats firm ABP Wessex, according to workers union Unite.

2 Sisters’ free-range chicken suppliers celebrate milestone

Westcountry Free Range Farmers, a co-operative of free-range chicken farmers and a key supplier to 2 Sisters Food Group, is celebrating after reaching a milestone 100-flock cycles of chicken production.

Sales up at 2 Sisters’ protein business

Like-for-like sales in 2 Sisters Food Group’s protein business increased 13.8% for the 13 weeks to 5 January 2014, compared to the same period last year.

2 Sisters appoints new managing director of red meat

Dominic Turner has been appointed as the new managing director of 2 Sisters Food Group’s red meat division with immediate effect.

April arrives at 2 Sisters

April Preston, former head of food product development at Marks & Spencer, has been appointed as innovation director at 2 Sisters Food Group.

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