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Finland’s Atria acquires Domretor Oy

After owning a 24.9% stake in the Domretor Oy, Atria now owns the entire share capital of the company
Finnish meat and poultry company Atria has acquired the entire share capital of Domretor Oy, a contract manufacturer in the food industry located in Kauhava, Finland.
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Study: Eggshell membrane supplement eases arthritis symptoms

Researchers say it offers an affordable treatment while also reducing food waste
A product based on eggshell membrane alleviated pain from osteoarthritis, according to researchers in The Netherlands. They said that the product offered affordable health care as well as a sustainable use of a food waste material.
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2 Sisters Food Group selling 2 Fox’s Biscuits plants

Chocolate and confectionary business agrees to acquire Fox’s Biscuit facilities in Batley and Kirkham
2 Sisters Food Group has entered into an agreement to sell part of its Fox’s Biscuits business to a Ferrero-related company for GBP246 million (US$319 million).
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Europe warned to be on high alert for avian flu

Warning follows recent surge in cases in Russia and Kazakhstan
A new report urges European countries to prepare for likely outbreaks of avian influenza in poultry and other birds in the coming months. The advice follows a recent spike in outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Russia and Kazakhstan. There have also been new cases in Vietnamese poultry, while the mild form of the disease has been detected among more South African commercial ostriches, and in captive birds at a German zoo.
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Pas Reform CEO Harm Langen resigns

After five-year stint with Pas Reform, Langen will become an operating partner with OxGreenfield
Royal Pas Reform CEO Harm Langen will be leaving the company, effective October 1, 2020. The search for his successor is underway.
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