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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

Irish companies embarked on a trade mission to Iran in April to explore export opportunitiesShould food exporters target Iran? 9 June 2016

The easing of decade-long trade sanctions against Iran by the developed world offers packaged food makers an opportunity to access the country's 80m strong consumer base. At the end of April, Ireland's Bord Bia embarked on a trade mission with 17 Irish food producers to explore the potential of the market. just-food caught up with representatives from the mission, including the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to find out more.


CEO Jais Valeur said Danish Crown Food industry quotes of the week - Wilmar International's new India venture, Danone's push for kids yoghurt Danonino, Tiger Brands cautious on South Africa 31 May 2016

Singapore-based agri-food group Wilmar International and two Indian businesses - Adani Enterprises and Ruchi Soya - this week set out plans for a venture to "create one of India's leading FMCG companies". Tiger Brands, the South African consumer goods business, was cautious about consumer sentiment in its domestic market. And Danish Crown, the Denmark-based meat co-op, reflected on lower half-year profits. We also spoke to the global marketing director for Danone kids yoghurt brand Danonino and with the Round Table on Responsible Soy, the body driving the cultivation and sourcing of more sustainable soy.


Hampton Creek is reportedly seeking further investment to fund expansion plansJust Mayo maker Hampton Creek 'seeks further funding for expansion' 26 May 2016

US eggless mayo maker Hampton Creek is reportedly looking to raise fresh capital to fund expansion plans.


Vion will invest in a new beef processing plant in the NetherlandsVion investing in new organic beef plant in the Netherlands 26 May 2016

Netherlands-based meat group Vion is investing in a new abattoir for the slaughter and processing of organic beef.


Sales and profits have fallen at US poultry processor Sanderson FarmsSanderson Farms posts lower H1 sales, profits 26 May 2016

Sanderson Farms has reported lower sales and profits for the first half of its financial year.


Quantum Foods has reported a fall in first half profitsQuantum Foods posts H1 profit fall 26 May 2016

Quantum Foods has, as expected, posted a fall in profits for the first half of the year on the back of higher costs and currency volatility.


The new Everyday line of chocolates comes in a resealable bag formatLindt's Russell Stover launches "snacking" line 26 May 2016

Lindt & Sprungli-owned US confectioner Russell Stover has launched its first "snacking" product.


James Sheehan will succeed Jody Feragen as CFOHormel Foods appoints James Sheehan CFO as Jody Feragen retires 25 May 2016

Hormel Foods has announced the appointment of James Sheehan to the position of CFO as Jody Feragen retires from the role.


Meatsnacks Group will launch a salmon jerky under the Wild West brandMeatsnacks Group new tenant at ex-Young's Seafood site 25 May 2016

UK-based jerky firm Meatsnacks Group has struck a lease agreement with Scotland's Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for a facility in Spey Valley formerly occupied by Young's Seafood.


Hilton Food Group has said its first quarter traded Hilton Food Group Q1 performance "in line with expectations" 25 May 2016

Hilton Food Group has reported first-quarter results "in line with expectations".


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