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Katy Askew is just-food's deputy editor, with over thirteen years of experience writing for consumer and business titles. She has contributed to print, online and radio publications and worked across a variety of formats, including newspapers, magazines and websites.
Katy has specialised in writing for the FMCG sector for the past ten years, during which time she has developed specialist knowledge of the global food and food retail industries, interviewed top international executives and covered a range of topics from financial updates and M&A to sustainability and safety issues.
Articles by Katy Askew
Inventure Foods, the US food maker, booked higher sales in the second quarter of the year but this was not enough to shrug off decreases in the first quarter and the company's year-to-date revenue remained down.
A second activist investor, West Face Capital, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners for SunOpta to sell its business.
Chinese infant formula maker Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co. has lowered its outlook for profits for the first half of this year, warning of the impact fraudulent infant formula sales has had on its brands.
Hormel Foods' US nut butter and snack business Justin's has extended its snack pack product line with the launch of Justin's peanut butter and banana chip snack pack.
Dr Schär, the largest European maker of gluten-free products, has announced the launch of gluten-free pain au chocolat in Spain.
US snack maker Kar's Nuts has secured Non-GMO Project verified status for 12 snack medleys sold under its Second Nature brand.
UK food companies are more downbeat on the medium-term prospects for the global food industry than their European neighbours in the wake of the country's decision to exit the European Union, according to a new survey carried out by just-food.
Ireland-based food maker Greencore said today (26 July) the impact of the UK's decision to exit the EU will have a "minimal" short-term impact on its business.
Grupo Lala has attributed its higher second-quarter sales and earnings to the Mexican dairy group's focus on strategic priorities.
European natural food group Wessanen grew sales and earnings in the first half of the year, with sales of its own brands accelerating in the second quarter as the group benefited from growing demand for its offering of "sustainable, healthy" foods.
- Nestle catering for an ageing global population
- What post-Brexit trade with the EU could look like
- Unilever is "working harder" in tough environment
- What next for Nestle under new CEO Schneider?
- What delay means for UK child obesity strategy
- Kerry Foods sets its sights on C-sector
- Kar's gets Non-GMO verification for Second Nature
- Tesco drops John West products over sustainability
- Greencore pays GBP15m for Cranswick sandwich unit
- Job cuts imminent as General Mills restructures