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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
Finland's Fazer Group announced today that it is expanding its share of the bakery sector with the acquisition of the Domino, Jaffa and Fanipala brands from Mondelez International.
Irish produce group Fyffes raised its full-year outlook this morning (29 April) to reflect the expected contribution of recently acquired business Highline Produce.
BRF has booked a double-digit increase in first-quarter sales, with revenue growth lead by its operations in Europe and Asia.
Murray Goulburn, the Australian dairy cooperative partially listed on the ASX, is facing a class action lawsuit following this week's profit warning over allegations that it "mislead" the market with "overly optimistic" profit expectations.
French dairy cooperative Eurial plans to merge with the dairy activities of French agricultural cooperative Agrial.
French food group Tipiak reported higher sales for 2015, with growth led by expansion of the firm's chilled and frozen business.
First Milk, the UK dairy cooperative, said that it expects to return to profit as it updated its farmer-owners on the progress of its turnaround efforts.
French agricultural cooperative Agrial said it grew 2015 sales and earnings despite facing a "major agricultural crisis".
ConAgra Foods has struck a deal to sell two bakeries to US bread maker Alpha Baking.
Pinnacle Foods said today (28 April) that it made a "solid" start to fiscal 2016, with sales boosted by the US group's recent acquisition of local peer Boulder Brands.
- Rise of prepared foods in US grocers - analysis
- Work on sugar could stir more clean-label concerns
- Are consumers getting tired of consuming?
- Hershey results, outlook, M&A - the top takeaways
- How are brands organising for e-commerce?
- Nestle, R&R Ice Cream finalise joint venture plans
- Fazer buys European biscuit brands from Mondelez
- Hershey buys company behind BarkThins brand
- Mondelez sees stronger margins, LFL growth
- Pinnacle Foods names Mondelez's Mark Clouse CEO