Crown Chicken acquired by Cranswick

Cranswick, the listed pigmeat processor and food producer, has acquired CCL Holdings, parent of the Crown Chicken integrated poultry business, from its management which includes the founding Thacker family.  The Hull-based company has paid £40 million, funded from...

Livestock Innovation Centre opens for business

The Centre of Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL) has started work  – the second of the four Innovation Centres funded through the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)‘ Agri-Tech Strategy to go live. It is based at the former Central Science...