Pigs

Karro expands into Ireland

One of the UK’s major integrated pig producing and processing businesses has acquired the largest pigmeat processor in the Republic of Ireland, subject to clearance from the Irish competition authorities. The Karro Food Group has acquired M&M Walshe Holdings, based in...

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Cranswick adds to pig herd

Integrated pig producing and processing business Cranswick has acquired the East Yorkshire-based Buckle family’s pig farming and rearing operations. The deal includes the company’s 50% share in the White Rose Farms pig production joint venture set up by Cranswick and...

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Cranswick adds to outdoor pig herd

Integrated pig and poultry processor Cranswick plc has grown its outdoor pig herd through the purchase of the Packington Pork operation run by the Staffordshire-based Mercer family farming business. Packington Pork specialises in the production of British outdoor bred...

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