News in brief

09 June 1998

News in brief

CP Group consolidates agro-industry interests

CP GROUP of Thailand is consolidating all its Thai-based agro-industry and aquaculture businesses into a single listed entity – Charoen Pokphand Feedmill. The company said it would create one of Asias largest producers of poultry, swine, duck, frozen shrimp and animal feed. Combined assets will be nearly $1b billion.

  • Financial Times 09/06/98 page 27

Tribute to John Haig Douglas, 80

THE SCOTSMAN publishes a tribute to John Haig Douglas, a Scottish Borders farmer who died on Sunday, aged 80.

  • The Scotsman 09/06/98 page 18

Pig farmer on murder charge

PIG farmer Thoman Florin, 36, living in Namibia, was held on a murder charge after his wifes cooked bones and skull were found in the ceiling of their house.

  • The Times 09/06/98 page 18

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