Smithfield Foods

Big Meat retrenches as meat alternatives lose their luster

Big Meat retrenches as meat alternatives lose their luster

By Elaine Watson

The nation’s leading meat companies all got in on the action on meat alternatives, with investments in plant-based and cell-cultured meat startups and their own dedicated consumer brands. But with category sales weakening in recent months amid surging...

Smithfield has signed an exclusive deal to sell on Chinese website

Smithfield taps into China’s huge online market

By Oscar Rousseau

US pork processor Smithfield Foods has penned an exclusive deal to sell meat on Chinese website, expanding its presence in the world’s largest consumer market.

Kretschmar has donated over $500,000 to the Make-A-Wish foundation since 2012

Kretschmar and Cub team up to support Make-A-Wish

By Oscar Rousseau

Smithfield brand Kretschmar and grocery chain Cub have donated $15,000 to Minnesota’s Make-A-Wish foundation, an organisation that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.

Smithfield Foods is the world's largest pork processor and hog producer

Smithfield Foods tops table in water management report

By Georgi Gyton

Global meat producer Smithfield Foods has gained the highest ranking in terms of water management, among leading meat companies, according to a new report by business sustainability organisation Ceres.

The firm's operations will now be managed under four divisions

Smithfield Foods announces restructure

By Georgi Gyton

US-based Smithfield Foods, part of WH Group, has announced it will be restructuring the company, in order to try and accelerate growth.

Smithfield ranked on Fortune list

Smithfield ranked on Fortune list

By Nicholas Robinson

US meat production company Smithfield Foods has been ranked second among food production companies on Fortune magazine’s annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.

Smithfield attracts strong fresh pork revenue

Smithfield attracts strong fresh pork revenue

US processor Smithfield Foods has reported strong fresh pork earnings in the second quarter, despite a 91% drop in overall earnings as a result of a debt extinguishment charge.


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