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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

Kellogg says the Bisco Misr deal will help it with its goal to become a leader in global snacksKellogg: Bisco Misr bid part of "global leader" snacks aim 21 November 2014

Kellogg has confirmed it has pressed forward with a bid to acquire Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr.

Mizkan has announced redundancies at three UK sites which produce Branston and SarsonMizkan announces restructure, 87 UK jobs at risk 21 November 2014

Mizkan is planning to cut 87 jobs in the UK, with the Japanese food group pointing to "challenging" trading conditions in the country.

Yili has invested RMB3bn at its Oceania plantYili pumps CNY2bn more into NZ facility 21 November 2014

Chinese dairy company Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. has made a second investment into the dairy production base in New Zealand it acquired at the end of 2012.

Cornucopia says organic plain yoghurt is the best way to goDanone, General Mills, Chobani "misleading parents" 21 November 2014

Danone, General Mills and Chobani have been accused of "misleading parents" looking for healthier foods into buying yoghurts "loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colours and emulsifiers".

KT Agrar has announced the acquisition of a deep-freeze plant from Pinguin in GermanyKT Agrar buys vegetable plant from Greenyard Foods 21 November 2014

German agrifood firm KT Agrar has acquired a vegetable plant in the country from Belgium-based processor Greenyard Foods.

Matti Rihko, CEO of Raisio confirms the acquisition of Benecol from Johnson & JohnsonFood industry quotes of the week: BRF, United Biscuits, Raisio 21 November 2014

This week, we published interviews with senior executives from Brazilian food giant BRF as it embarks on international expansion. Elsewhere, staff at United Biscuits' Aintree factory in Liverpool pushed forward with strike action and Finnish group Raisio secured control of Benecol in the UK, Ireland and Belgium.

Bisco Misr has received a higher takeover offer from Kellogg, beating AbraajKellogg trumps Abraaj bid for Bisco Misr 20 November 2014

Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr has favoured Kellogg over Abraaj for the takeover of its business, after the US cereal giant submitted an EGP908.5m bid to acquire the snack maker, it was revealed in a bourse filing today (20 November)

Dutch authorities have confirmed a second bird flu outbreakDutch suspend poultry distribution again amid second bird flu outbreak 20 November 2014

Dutch authorities have introduced another 72-hr ban on transporting poultry, eggs and other related products after a second outbreak of avian influenza.

Raisio has announced the resignation of its CFORaisio CFO Jykri Paappa steps down 20 November 2014

Finnish food firm, Raisio, has announced the departure of its chief financial officer Jyrki Paappa.

Under the terms of the deal, a business plan will be developed allowing Freedom Foods products to be sold in ChinaFreedom Foods, China New Hope strike dairy deal 20 November 2014

Australia's Freedom Foods Group and Perich Group have signed an agreement with China's New Hope Group that sees millions invested in Australian dairy farms.

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