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John Shepherd is just-food's acting news editor. A UK-based journalist, he has extensive experience of reporting on business and financial issues as they affect the international community and emerging markets.
John's journalistic career began on weekly and provincial dailies in the English Midlands, before going on to hold senior editorial posts on newspapers, magazines and online publications in Europe and Asia.
Articles by John Shepherd
Haribo, the Germany-based confectionery giant, has announced plans to acquire a property in Wisconsin to launch its first production site in the US.
A deal to boost access for Australian meat exports to the Chinese market has been struck by the country's governments.
Canada plans to grow the country's agri-food exports "to at least" CAD75bn (US$56bn) annually by 2025, according to proposals announced in the federal budget.
A GBP10m (US$12.5m) package of extra funding to support Scotland's food and drink industry has been announced by the Scottish government in the face of "uncertainty" as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
The Welsh government has launched a GBP21m (US$26.2m) programme to "strengthen" the food and drink sector in Wales as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.
Frosta, the Germany-based frozen food group, has booked a rise in profits and sales for 2016.
China-based meat processor WH Group has booked a 17% rise in profits, boosted by what the company said was record earnings derived from its domestic market and the US, where it owns Smithfield Foods.
Apetito, the UK foodservice supplier, is to invest GBP31m (US$38.7m) in an expansion of its Trowbridge production facility site as part of plans to grow the business.
PepsiCo has expanded its portfolio in India with a line of breakfast dishes under the Quaker brand based on local, traditional delicacies.
Administrators have been appointed to sell the assets of the UK's Yorkshire-based potato processing firm M&F, which has collapsed with the loss of 90 jobs.
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