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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

B&G said it is benefitting from the Green Giant acquisitionB&G raises FY earnings, sales guidance on improved Q1 profits 29 April 2016

B&G Foods is increasing its full year sales and earnings guidance on the back of higher profits reported in the first quarter.

Grupo Bimbo has reported higher profits and sales for the quarterBimbo posts higher Q1 sales and profits 29 April 2016

Profits have risen at Group Bimbo for the first quarter of the year on the back of lower restructuring expenses and higher sales.

Grupo Bimbo has launched Snackin' Bites in the USGrupo Bimbo launches Entenmann's Snackin' Bites 29 April 2016

Grupo Bimbo has launched mini snack bars for children under its Entenmann's brand in the US.

Fazer has acquired the Fanipala brand from Mondelez InternationalFood industry news of the week - Fazer snaps up Mondelez International brands Jaffa, Domino and Fanipala, Hershey acquires Ripple Brand Collective, MG's Gary Helou, Brad Hingle step down 29 April 2016

Mondelez International announced a European sale, this time of its biscuit brands, Domino, Jaffa and Fanipala to Fazer. The firm also had its first quarter numbers out this week as did Hershey who, alongside their results, announced the acquisition of BarkThins owner, Ripple Brand Collective. In the movers and shakers news this week, Murray Goulburn MD Gary Helou and CFO Brad Hingle announced their departures and Mondelez exec Mark Clouse joined Pinnacle Foods as CEO.

Mondelez International CEO, Irene RosenfeldFood industry quotes of the week - Mondelez International confident on 2016 outlook; Nestle, R&R Ice Cream finalise JV; Hershey outlines China woes 29 April 2016

This week Mondelez International and Hershey both reported first quarter results. Nestle announced its ice cream joint venture with R&R Ice Cream and Murray Goulburn CEO MD Gary Helou stepped down from his position as the company once again lowered its guidance for full year earnings.

Atria has sold its Linnamae pig farmAtria sells northern Estonian pig farm 29 April 2016

Atria has announced the sale of a pig farm in northern Estonia.

Inventure Foods produces snack products including popcorn for the retail and foodservice marketsInventure Foods narrows losses in Q1 but sales down 28 April 2016

Inventure Foods, the US snack maker, has booked a smaller loss for the first quarter of the year.

Lancaster Colony has reported higher nine-month sales and profitsLancaster Colony posts 9M sales, profit jump 28 April 2016

US flatbread and dressings maker Lancaster Colony has reported higher sales and profits for the first nine months of its financial year.

Ebro Foods' response to demand for gluten-free, quinoa and ancient-grain based pasta has seen sales increase in North AmericaEbro Foods Q1 profits flat but sales up 28 April 2016

Ebro Foods has reported a flat profit for the year while annual sales jumped for the Spanish rice maker.

Sanfilippo is scaling back its focysSanfilippo scaling back on export focus as sales fail to hit expectations 28 April 2016

US nut group John B. Sanfilippo has said that it is pulling back on plans to grow sales of branded consumer snacks in export markets such as China after export sales failed to meet expectations.

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