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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

Vinamilk has removed cap on foreign ownershipFood industry quotes of the week - Hormel Foods on Justin's buy, Baxters' production review, Premier Foods' health push 21 May 2016

This week's top stores included Hormel Foods' deal to buy US nut-butter business Justin's, Premier Foods' plans to make its products healthier and Vinamilk's decision to remove the cap on the shares foreign investors could own in Vietnam's largest dairy company.

Prabhat Dairy has reported an increase in full year salesPrabhat Dairy posts rise in FY sales 20 May 2016

Prabhat Dairy has reported a rise in full-year sales and operating profit, with a higher tax bill denting the India-based dairy firm's net earnings.

Hormel Foods has proposed an acquisition for nut-butter goods maker Justin'sHow Hormel Foods can benefit from the acquisition of Justin's 19 May 2016

Hormel Foods is continuing to bolster its presence in the on-trend natural and better-for-you categories with its latest acquisition of nut-butter products maker Justin's. But how far will the elevated focus on these areas go to alleviating pressure in Hormel's refrigerated foods and pork units? Hannah Abdulla explores. 

KKR and Fajr Capital have reportedly teamed up to bid for NFPCPE firm KKR silent on National Food Products Co. bid rumours 19 May 2016

Private equity firm KKR has refused to be drawn in to speculation it is one of the bidders in the race to acquire Abu-Dhabi based National Food Products Co. (NFPC).

Domty has said it is looking to grow annual sales by 20% in 2016Domty eyes 20% growth in 2016 revenues, will raise product prices 19 May 2016

Egypt's Arabian Food Industries, also known as Domty, has confirmed it will increase the selling prices of its products as it eyes a 20% jump in annual revenues.

Schwan said the launch delivered on the growing desire for delicious, real foods made with whole grainsSchwan rolls out new pizza line to meet "demand" for wholegrain offerings 19 May 2016

Schwan Consumer Brands is targeting the better-for-you space with the launch of a new line of Freschetta pizza whose crust is made of preservative-free whole grains. 

Hormel Foods has acquired Justin's, a US maker of nut-butter productsHormel Foods to acquire US nut-butter product maker Justin's 18 May 2016

Skippy owner Hormel Foods has struck a deal to buy US nut-butter product maker Justin's.

Fray Bentos owner Baxters reviewing international manufacturingBaxters Food Group to "transform" manufacturing network 18 May 2016

Baxters Food Group, the UK-based soups and condiments maker, is looking to make improvements across its manufacturing network in a bid to protect profits in a "volatile" market.

Tofutti has reported a rise in first quarter profits and salesTofutti Q1 profits recover on higher selling prices 18 May 2016

US dairy-free firm Tofutti Brands' bottom line has benefited from higher selling prices of soy cheese and frozen dessert products in the first quarter.

Vinamilk informed shareholders it is completely removing its foreign ownership limitVinamilk to pull foreign ownership cap 17 May 2016

Vinamilk is to remove a limit on the shares foreign investors can own in the business, according to a shareholder in the Vietnamese dairy group.

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