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Katy Askew is just-food's deputy editor, with over five 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 four 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.
Having completed her BA at the University of Sussex and postgraduate studies at Simon Fraser University, Katy began work as a travel and property journalist with Outbound Publications.
Articles by Katy Askew
Swiss bakery group Aryzta has booked a jump in full-year earnings, boosted by acquisitions and a strong performance in the developed markets of Europe and North America.
Seaboard Corp. has agreed to sell 50% of processed meats division Daily's Premium Meats to US pork group Triumph Foods.
Diamond Foods expects to return to profitability in its new financial year, pointing to the benefit of an on-trend product portfolio in the US, improved walnut supply and reduced financial costs.
European frozen food manufacturer Iglo Group today (26 September) reported stagnant second-quarter sales but said it had seen market share gains in seven out of the 12 markets in which it operates.
Diamond Foods reported improved earnings trends throughout fiscal 2014, with losses growing progressively narrower over the course of the year.
Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have revised the terms of their deal to merge, in a bid to fend off the takeover bid for the US produce group from Brazilian bidders Cutrale Group and Safra Group.
Free-from specialist Dr. Schär is launching Mini Os gluten- and wheat-free biscuits as part of its DS-Gluten Free brand in the UK.
UK potato firm Produce Investments has booked a near 50% increase in full-year operating profit, with margin gains offsetting a decline in revenue.
Continental Mills has launched a line of flatbread mixes under its Krusteaz brand in the US.
Blackstone Group and PAI Partners have reportedly shortlisted three potential buyers as they look to exit their investment in UK Jacob's and McVitie's maker United Biscuits.
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- Focus: Fonterra's bid to weather dairy volatility
- Industry awaits WHO reply on beefed-up ad pledges
- On the money: Diamond's faith in on-trend range
- Focus: Does size matter for Thai Union Frozen?
- Kellogg, Burton's, Ulker "on UB bid shortlist"
- Kerry, Premier team up on frozen NPD in UK
- Nestle sells baby food brands Alete, Milasan
- Nestle forms new unit to "leverage scale"
- PepsiCo eyes Middle East growth with R&D centre