Tyson Foods builds new facility to boost automation and robotics efforts

USA – Tyson Foods has established a new state of the art facility in Arkansas, US, designed to help the company develop more automation and robotics for its food production plants. The Tyson Manufacturing Automation […]

US private equity firm acquires meatpacker Strauss Brands, plans new facility

USA – Strauss Brands LLC, a specialty meatpacker in Franklin has been acquired by a Texas based private equity firm Insight Equity Holdings. Insight Equity bought a majority share holing in the organics beef producer […]

Highlander acquires Evans Food Group, launches new food platform

USA – Highlander Partners, a Texas based private investment firm through its newly formed food platform, Benestar Brand, has acquired Evans Food Group from Wind Point Partners. Based in Chicago, Evans Foods produces and sells […]

US signs trade agreement with European Union to expand beef exports

USA – The United States has signed an agreement with the European Union to lower trade barriers to Europe in a move that seeks to expand the beef export market access. “This is a tremendous […]

Impossible Foods raises US$300m from investors including celebrities

USA – Impossible Foods has raised US4300 million in series E funding round from investors including celebrities Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Serena Williams, Jaden Smith, Trevor Noah and Zedd. The latest round of funding was led […]

Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy Group partners Best Foods to boost meat industry

NIGERIA – The Farmcrowdy Group, Nigeria’s first digital agriculture platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Best Foods Livestock and Poultry Limited, an agribusiness company. Farmcrowdy and its subsidiaries including newly launched Farmgate Africa will […]

ibert seeks establishing biogas plants in South Africa’s abattoirs

SOUTH AFRICA – ibert, a company which converts bio-waste into energy in South Africa, has a put forth a business proposition to South Africa’s abattoirs to set up biogas plants as a means of resolving […]

Commission approves Karan Beef Holdings merger

SOUTH AFRICA – The proposed merger of Karan Beef Holdings with Karan Beef and Karan Beef Feedlot was approved by the Competition Tribunal with certain conditions reports, Fin 24. Karan Beef Holdings is a newly […]