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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
HKScan, the Finnish meat group, has announced the appointment of Jari Latvanen as its new chief executive.
Snyder's-Lance CFO Rick Puckett will leave the US snack group at the end of the year.
Brands Direct, the UK private-label supplier, is launching its first branded product - Natur organic muesli.
The Scottish Salmon Co. has booked a drop in first-quarter earnings, as lower margins and and increased costs offset higher sales at the UK seafood processor.
French poultry processor LDC has given warnings about the outlook for consumption and for raw materials in the coming year as it delivered an increase in full-year sales and earnings.
For French dairy group Danone, improving the performance of its global dairy business and transforming it to a growth platform is a priority. As part of this drive, the company has launched an international marketing campaign for its Danonino yoghurt brand. Patricia Oliva, the global marketing director for Danonino, spoke to just-food about how the brand hopes to strike a unique chord with consumers.
Premier Foods has taken full control of its powdered drinks and desserts joint venture, Knighton Foods.
TreeHouse Foods has announced plans to close two manufacturing facilities that it attained as part of its US$2.7bn acquisition of ConAgra Foods' private-label business.
Higher volumes have enabled UK meat group Cranswick to book a jump in full-year sales and earnings.
ConAgra Foods said it is increasing the resources it can place behind its core business through the sale of its Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings unit.
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- How Hormel Foods can benefit from Justin's
- RTRS looks for systemic solutions to progress
- Tackling infant formula fraud in China
- Kind CEO on FDA's labelling U-turn - interview
- Nestle sets new savings target
- Wilmar, Adani and Ruchi Soya announce India JV
- TreeHouse rationalises production network
- Russia may renew food embargo again
- Lindt's Russell Stover launches "snacking" line