Danish Crown

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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New chief for Tulip

Danish Crown has appointed Andrew Cracknell as chief executive of its integrated UK pig production and processing business Tulip. Group chief executive Jais Valeur has been managing Tulip on a day-to-day basis since June 2018, on top of his main job, when former Tulip...

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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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