Tiger Brands to dispose its meat processing unit amid struggles to lift performance

SOUTH AFRICA – Tiger Brands, a South African packaged food company is exploring the sale of its processed meats business, which was temporarily closed last year following the world’s largest ever listeria outbreak that has […]

Canadian food company Maple Leaf achieves major sustainability milestone

CANADA – Maple Leaf Foods, a Canadian meat and plant protein producer, has taken a massive step forward on its sustainability journey as the “first major food company in the world to become carbon neutral.” […]

Tyson Foods taps board member Dean Banks as new President

USA – Tyson Foods has announced that its board of directors has named independent director Dean Banks as the new president of the company, effective December 20, 2019. In his new role, Banks will oversee […]

Case Farms Chicken plans US$126m expansion project on its Ohio facility

USA – Case Farms Chicken is planning a US$126 million renovation and expansion project at its Winesburg, Ohio, US, facility that will enable the company to increase its processing capacity to meet the growing demand. The […]

South Africa publishes new meat processing regulations to curb listeriosis outbreak

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s new regulations set to curb outbreak of listeriosis published by the Department of Trade and Industry now give effect to the guidelines for the processed meat industry as laid out […]

Vion Food Group to transform beef facility into plant-based site

NETHERLANDS – Vion Food Group has unveiled plans of investing in its beef processing site in Leeuwarden, Netherlands to transform the plant into a dedicated plant-based facility. The investment is in line with the company’s […]

Tyson Foods breaks ground on US$300m meat processing facility in US

USA – Tyson Foods has initiated construction of a US$300 million meat processing facility in Utah, USA to enable the company meet the growing demand of portioned and convenient meat product. The plant will be […]

Brazil’s BRF to invest US$120m in Saudi poultry processing plant

SAUDI ARABIA – Brazilian food processor, BRF has entered into an agreement with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority to invest approximately US$120 million in setting up its first chicken processing plant in the country. […]