Dunbia

Princess Royal opens Dunbia Highland Meats

Princess Royal opens Dunbia Highland Meats

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal has officially opened Dunbia’s Highland Meats’ upgraded facilities, following a £12 million investment. The...

April 1, 2022

Dawn Meats and Dunbia sign agreement to minimise carcase waste

Dawn Meats and Dunbia sign agreement to minimise carcase waste

Agri-food tech company Elemental has signed its first licensing agreement with food processors Dawn Meats and Dunbia for its protein...

February 3, 2022

Dawn Meats to take full control of Dunbia

Dawn Meats to take full control of Dunbia

Dawn Meats will take full control of the Dunbia business that was jointly established in 2017 after a merger of...

July 29, 2020

Dunbia launches 3 new graduate and apprenticeship development programmes

Dunbia launches 3 new graduate and apprenticeship development programmes

Dunbia has launched three new training and development programmes, which will help boost the future skills of the UK’s meat...

October 31, 2019

Northern Ireland’s Top 100 sees a strong year for agri-food…but who made the cut?

Northern Ireland’s Top 100 sees a strong year for agri-food…but who made the cut?

Poultry firm Moy Park has retained its pole position as Northern Ireland’s biggest company for a seventh year in a row,...

August 9, 2018

UK pork giant gives backing to Open Farm Weekend

UK pork giant gives backing to Open Farm Weekend

The UK pork giant which took over Dunbia’s Ballymena plant almost exactly a year ago, has given its backing to...

November 8, 2017

Former Dunbia boss sets up agri-food consultancy firm

Former Dunbia boss sets up agri-food consultancy firm

A meat industry, heavy-weight who once directed one of the island’s largest meat firms, has ventured out on his own...

October 16, 2017

Dawn Meats proposed acquisition of Dunbia receives clearance

Dawn Meats proposed acquisition of Dunbia receives clearance

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared Dawn Meats’ proposed acquisition of Dunbia. Dawn Meats’ strategic partnership with...

September 29, 2017

EU ‘throws doubt’ on Dawn Meats / Dunbia merger

EU ‘throws doubt’ on Dawn Meats / Dunbia merger

The EU Competition Commissioner has “thrown doubt” over a proposed merger of Dawn Meats and Dunbia, according to MEP Matt...

June 23, 2017

Competition authority notified of Dawn/Dunbia tie-up

Competition authority notified of Dawn/Dunbia tie-up

The proposed acquisition of Dunbia Ltd (Ireland) and Dunbia (Slane) by Dawn Meats has been notified to the Competition and...

June 16, 2017

Farmers ‘justifiably concerned’ over Dawn Meats takeover of Dunbia

Farmers ‘justifiably concerned’ over Dawn Meats takeover of Dunbia

Farmers are ‘justifiably concerned‘ following the news of Dawn Meats proposed takeover of Dunbia, according to the Irish Creamery and Milk...

May 25, 2017

Dawn Meats takeover of Dunbia met with apprehension

Dawn Meats takeover of Dunbia met with apprehension

News of Dawn Meats proposed takeover of Dunbia’s operations in the Republic of Ireland has been met with apprehension from some...

May 25, 2017

Dawn Meats announces plans to take over Dunbia

Dawn Meats announces plans to take over Dunbia

Dawn Meats has agreed a strategic partnership with Dunbia to establish a majority-owned joint venture in the UK; which will comprise...

May 24, 2017

‘Proposed meat processor takeover is bad news for farmers’

‘Proposed meat processor takeover is bad news for farmers’

The proposed takeover of Dunbia by Dawn Meats would be a major blow to competition within the beef sector, the ICSA’s...

March 15, 2017

Performance recording is a core requirement for all farm businesses

Performance recording is a core requirement for all farm businesses

Farmers must make better attempts to accurately measure the performance levels they are achieving within their businesses, according to Dunbia’s...

January 29, 2017

UK food producer acquires Dunbia’s pork processing business

UK food producer acquires Dunbia’s pork processing business

Cranswick, a leading UK food producer, has announced that it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of...

November 16, 2016

The richest people in the Irish agri-business sector – See who’s on the rich list

The richest people in the Irish agri-business sector – See who’s on the rich list

The Sunday Times Irish rich list for 2016 has a number of people from the agri-business sector, including the Goodman...

April 25, 2016

UK beef prices ease again as cattle numbers continue to increase – AHDB

UK beef prices ease again as cattle numbers continue to increase – AHDB

UK prime cattle prices have dropped 10p/kg over the last four weeks, according to the AHDB, on the back of...

April 17, 2016