Danish Crown to invest US$322m in modernization of meat processing factories

DENMARK – Europe’s largest pork producer Danish Crown has announced an investment of around DKK 2 billion ($322 million) in the coming year in modernization of its factories in Denmark and Germany. With a primary focus on automation, the capital will be used to further improve working conditions, as well as future-proof production. Its pork business which accounts its largest share of revenue will receive the largest share of the US$322 million investments, according to a report by FoodBev. The investment which is about 25% higher than the company’s budget…

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Danish Crowns opens new production line in Blans abattoir

UK – Danish Crowns, a global meat processing company, has established a new production line at the abattoir in Blans near Sønderborg, which will increase the number of employees by almost 10 per cent from 1,100 to 1,200. According to the company, the Japanese consumers and restaurants have for decades had a strong preference for Danish pork, which is still growing. The EU and Japan signed a free trade agreement, which will be implemented continuously over the next ten years. The agreement will gradually simplify the very complex customs system…

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Danish Crown’s subsidiary gains approval to export to the China market

CHINA – Tulip Food Company, a modern food company with top priority on food safety; subsidiary of Danish Crowns, has finally gained approval to export its products to China. According to the company, it has for several years been ready to export its products to China, but it is only now that all the details have finally fallen into place. In the initial stages, it will be possible to export three categories; sausages and salami/pepperoni from our Svenstrup factory and canned products from Vejle factory. “This approval marks a breakthrough…

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