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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
The Australian federal government has created a food and grocery code of conduct that, it said, will help ensure "fair and transparent" dealings between the country's largest supermarkets and their suppliers.
Natural and organic food group SunOpta booked an increase in full-year sales and earnings despite “commercial and operational pressures” experienced at its consumer products unit.
?Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt is launching what the company said was the “first ever” frozen Greek yoghurt candy bar line.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory - the Australian arm of Canadian dairy group Saputo - has struck a deal to acquire the everyday cheese business of Lion Pty Ltd for approximately A$137.5m (US$107.1m).
JBS, the Brazilian meat giant, has suspended plans to list its processed food business, JBS Foods, in Brazil.
Marfrig, the Brazilian meat group, booked narrower net losses in 2014 despite higher finance costs and the depreciation of the Brazilian real.
Thorntons has booked a drop in half-year sales and net profit after what it described as a “disappointing” performance.
Australian gelato maker Bon Appetit has acquired the brands, customer base and stores of Victoria-based ice cream business Dairy Bell.
Chinese infant formula group Beingmate Baby & Child Co. booked a 90% drop in 2014 net profit on lower sales and higher costs.
Mondelez International has confirmed it plans to close one production plant in Ireland and downsize a further two sites.
- Why US foodservice could offer route to growth
- Foodservice in the US - what the analysts say
- Sustainability Watch: The US packaging challenge
- UK organic industry's bullish outlook
- Why "simple" and "real" will be industry buzzwords
- UPDATE: Mondelez confirms Irish plant changes
- WhiteWave launches "Australian-style" yoghurt
- Bright Food "to buy 70% of Tnuva"
- Saputo's Warrnambool to buy Lion's cheese arm
- Thorntons sales, profits fall