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Hannah Abdulla

Hannah AbdullaBiography

Hannah-Farah Abdulla is just-food's news editor, with over four years of experience in the publishing industry.

Hannah graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in publishing with English.

She has experience in both print and online journalism. Hannah spent two years as assistant editor for John Lewis' internal publication The Chronicle before travelling to the Middle East where she worked for two years under the ITP Publishing Group umbrella. Hannah spent one year as editor on B2B title Facilities Management Middle East before moving on to F&B title Caterer Middle East which focused on the retail and foodservice aspects of the industry.

Articles by Hannah Abdulla

Staff at KelloggKellogg coy over union claims on plant closures 12 December 2014

Kellogg has refused to be drawn on union claims the company has indicated it is set to close two of its cereal plants in the US.

Danone CEO Emmanuel FaberFood industry quotes of the week: Danone, Tesco, Kellogg 12 December 2014

This week, Danone announced it was forming a new division for its operations in Africa and keeping its medical nutrition arm, which had been the subject of takeover speculation. Tesco issued yet another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis is convinced the company is taking the right steps for the future and outlined changes to the way the retailer will do business with suppliers. Elsewhere, Kellogg remained coy over union claims it was mulling the closure of two cereal plants in the US. Here is the week in quotes.

Univeg is creating a separate company for six of its unitsUniveg spins off six production units 11 December 2014

Belgium-based fruit and veg supplier Univeg has announced it is demerging six of its production and export divisions.

Willi-Food has appointed a new CEOWilli-Food appoints Budilovsky as CEO 11 December 2014

Israel-based food manufacturer G. Willi-Food has appointed Emil Budilovsky as CEO of the company.

The number of nutritionally Australia urged to tighten rules on fruit, veg claims in foods 11 December 2014

Australia needs tighter regulation on fruit and veg claims on packaged foods, a research body has claimed.

EFSA has extended the bid period for Abraaj in relation to the Bisco Misr acquisitionAbraaj bid period extended in Bisco Misr takeover race 10 December 2014

The Egyptian Financial Standards Authority has extended the offer period for private-equity firm Abraaj's bid for Bisco Misr.

The ACCC has started proceedings against Derodi and Holland FarmsACCC files suit against Derodi & Holland Farms 10 December 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started court proceedings against egg processor Derodi & Holland Farms, alleging the use of the term 'free range' on some of its brands is "false and misleading".

Kronos has agreed a licensing deal with Meyer Family Farms which sees it supply frozen pomegranate arils to retailers across the nation year-roundKronos, Meyer sign pomegranate seed brand deal 9 December 2014

Kronos Foods has signed a licencing agreement with Meyer Family Farms for the marketing sale and distribution of frozen pomegranate arils in the US.

Glanbia is making investments at its Idaho plants to capitalise on demand for whey productsGlanbia pumps US$82m into Idaho plants 8 December 2014

Glanbia has investment at two manufacturing and production plants in the US.

Barilla has launched a pasta product designed to suit the needs of the busy, modern, Chinese consumerBarilla targets China with pasta launch 8 December 2014

Barilla has launched a pasta range "specifically designed" for the Chinese market.

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