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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
French dairy giant Danone has launched its Aptamil infant formula brand in India as part of what it said are "aggressive plans" to grow its nutrition business in the country.
Denmark's organic food sector has said it plans to use a cash boost from the European Union to launch a campaign aimed at increasing sales in the country by 50% up to 2019.
The US has lifted a ban on imports of beef from France – bringing the total number of European Union member states upon which the ban has been lifted to four, the European Commission said.
Kellogg has named US Foods finance chief Fareed Khan as its new CFO.
Heinz Korte has been elected as chairman of German dairy co-operative DMK Group.
UK-based private-label supplier Bakkavor has declined to comment on reports it is preparing to float the company.
Avril Group, the French agrifood business, is investing more than EUR21m (US$22.3m) in modernising and developing the production facility and research centre of its Lesieur arm in Coudekerque, northern France, which is dedicated to table oils and condiments.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is to provide EUR10m (US$10.6m) in long-term financing to Athens-listed Greek flour business Loulis Mills – the bank's first transaction in the agribusiness sector in Greece.
Philippines-based food and beverage group Universal Robina Corp. has booked an increase in annual earnings.
Mondelez International confirmed today (13 January) it is making "selective price increases" on its products sold in the UK, although the company declined to give details about what products or brands might be affected.
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