The acquisition includes five prepared foods facilities and two distribution centers.
March 14, 2017
JBS USA, Greeley, Colo., announced a definitive share purchase agreement with Danish Crown A/S, Denmark, to acquire Plumrose USA, a Downers Grove, Ill.-based bacon, ham and deli meat business, for $230 million.
Dietz & Watson prepares the vast majority of its branded product at its Philadelphia and Baltimore, Md., facilities.
February 28, 2017
Earlier this month, two products produced under the Dietz & Watson label by cheesemaker Deutsch Kase Haus, Middlebury, Ind., were voluntarily recalled because they may have contained Listeria monocytogenes.
The study found that selling meat as part of a total meal solution in ready-to-prepare meal kits drew consumer interest and has the potential to yield increased sales.
February 23, 2017
After years of increasing prices in a volume-challenged marketplace, deflation is profoundly changing the meat purchase yet again, according to a study released by The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), Washington, D.C.