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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 food group Nestle has issued an action plan to tackle forced labour and other human rights abuses in its supply of seafood from Thailand.
German chocolate maker Alfred Ritter is a family-owned company that produces the iconic Ritter Sport square chocolate tablets. The Waldenbuch-based group hopes to the product's unique appearance and the quality of its chocolate to drive growth in Europe and the US. Katy Askew speaks to chairman Andreas Ronken about Ritter's aspirations.
Post Holdings reported a lower net loss for the year, lifted by higher operating earnings and the lapping of one-time costs.
Israeli food company Strauss Group booked lower earnings for the first nine months of the year on the back of a decline in sales.
UK-based organic dairy co-operative OMSCo hopes to kick off exports to China next year.
Israeli food maker Osem Investments booked lower profit for the first nine months of the year as a result of higher financing costs in the period to 30 September.
Cherkizovo, the Russian meat processor, is implementing a "major investment project" to expand its pork production capacity by 58,000 tonnes per year.
Spanish olive oil co-operative DCOOP Group and US distributor Pompeian Group are merging their businesses in a more the companies claimed will create a "global leader" in the olive oil sector.
The US Food and Drug Administration granted its first approval for a genetically engineered animal destined for human consumption when it approved AquaBounty Technologies' AquAdvantage salmon for sale and consumption in the country.
Premier Foods has defended its decision to move from the use of free-range eggs to barn eggs in its cake products, insisting the switch was necessary for the UK group to continue "providing good value-for-money" to its customers.
- How Danone aims to meet its 2020 objectives
- Greencore's food-to-go focus paying dividends
- Interview: Ritter sees growth potential in US, EU
- Will Belvita win at breakfast in China? - analysis
- Interview: How American Halal rides ethical wave
- Pinnacle to buy Boulder Brands in $975m deal
- Genius Foods buys UK gluten-free firm Chapel Foods
- Nestle combats Thai seafood supply forced labour
- US FDA approves genetically engineered salmon
- Nestle to sell Jamaican dairy unit