CEO change for the NPA

The National Pig Association (NPA) has appointed Lizzie Wilson as its new chief executive. She succeeds Dr Zoe Davies, who became the NFU regional director for East Anglia last month after 14 years with the NPA. Ms Wilson joined the...

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Tulip acquired by Pilgrim’s Pride

In a major industry consolidation, the UK’s largest integrated pig producer and processor has been bought by the US multinational poultrymeat business that already owns the UK’s Moy Park integrated poultrymeat operation. The deal, which will require regulatory...

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Tulip cleared for Easey takeover

The Competition & Markets Authority has approved a significant consolidation of the UK pig herd through integrated producer and processor Tulip’s acquisition of the Suffolk family-owned pig farming business Easey Holdings, stating that no further action is...

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Tulip eases to 15% of the UK sow herd

Integrated pig producer and processor Tulip has added to its pig production business through the acquisition of the Suffolk-based Easey Holdings. Financial details are not available. Tulip, the UK arm of the Danish Crown group, already owns the BQP pig breeding and...

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