Value Added

Brazilian producers want to focus more on value-added produce

Brazil to premiumise meat exports

By Oscar Rousseau

Senior figures in Brazil want the country to start producing more value-added meat products to enhance its position as one of the world’s biggest pork and poultry traders. 

The bid by Tyson is valued at $8.55bn

Tyson Foods tables highest offer for Hillshire

By Georgi Gyton

Tyson Foods placed a second and final bid for Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, to acquire all the outstanding common shares of the business for $63 per share, in cash.

JBS sees profits rocket

JBS announces profit jump in 2013

By Georgi Gyton

Global meat company JBS has revealed net profits increased by 28.9% to BRL926.9m ($403.75m) in its full-year results for 2013.

Danisco seals Chinese deal

Danisco seals Chinese deal

Danish sugar and ingredients firm Danisco closes on its xanthan gum
production deal in China, consolidating the firm's stabiliser
presence in this emerging market. Just days after the firm posted a
weaker third quarter as higher...


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