Europastry bulks up European frozen bakery business with assets from Dawn Foods

SPAIN –Europastry, Barcelona-based and a family business specializing in frozen bakery, has acquired the European frozen bakery business of US-based baker Dawn Foods. The deal for an undisclosed sum includes Dawn’s frozen bakery manufacturing plant located in Steenbergen, The Netherlands, and frozen R&D capabilities based in Evesham and United Kingdom. The two companies are not new to each other as…

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EU compound feed production to shrink by 5M tonnes due to heard size reductions, diseases

EUROPE – Compound feed production across the 27 member states of the European Union is expected to fall by 5 million tonnes due to various factors including shrinking herds and animal diseases that have decimated herds in many jurisdictions. Unlike the previous year when 150 million tonnes of compound feed production were produced, the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) forecasts…

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