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Scandi Standard investing in Irish poultry operations

After acquisition of Manor Farm, company is seeking to increase efficiency and improve animal welfare in Ireland
Leif Bergvall Hansen, managing director and CEO of European poultry company Scandi Standard said most of the company’s capital investments this year will be directed for its business in Ireland.
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Mexico will allow imported table eggs to be washed

The Mexican government will now allow importers and producers to wash table eggs following certain requirements in the process.
Mexico announced modifications were made to the sanitary norms and regulations related to eggs and their products to allow the producers, importers and marketers of table eggs to wash them before they reach the consumer.
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Hormel CEO optimistic Jennie-O Turkey Store will rebound

Increased promotional activity, personnel changes and African swine fever losses all have potential to lift turkey company from recent lackluster financial performance
Jennie-O Turkey Store is still underperforming as a result of poor turkey market conditions and two product recalls in 2018, but its parent company, Hormel Foods, is making efforts it believes will help Jennie-O regain lost distribution.
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China’s Wen’s Food Group profit doubles in spite of ASF

Chinese pork and poultry company reports increased demand for poultry more than makes up for losses in pig operations
Despite the ongoing troubles caused by the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak, Chinese poultry and pork company Wen’s Food Group saw its net profit jump 50.8% for the first half of 2019.
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