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Stuart Todd

Stuart ToddBiography

'Emigrated' from north-east England to France over 20 years ago, setting up initially as a freelancer covering French business developments for the English-language press across a broad range of sectors. Stuart then spent several years with Reuters in Paris, before returning to freelancing. He began working for just-food and other ‘just’ titles in 2002.

Articles by Stuart Todd

TUF described MerAlliance as "leading smoked salmon in Europe"FRANCE: Thai Union to buy MerAlliance 4 September 2014

Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) is to buy French smoked salmon producer MerAlliance.

Eurial has announced a new CEOFRANCE: Eurial appoints Athimon as new CEO 3 September 2014

French dairy co-operative Eurial has appointed Olivier Athimon as its new CEO.

FRANCE: Intermarche cools talk of imminent Gad bid 22 August 2014

French supermarket chain Intermarché has cooled claims a bid for Gad, one of France's leading pork processors, is imminent.

Gad has announced it is nearing liquidation point FRANCE: Pork processor Gad on brink of liquidation 12 August 2014

One of France's leading pork processors, Gad, is on the brink of liquidation amid deepening financial difficulties.

FRANCE: Court approves sole bid for ex-Spanghero 31 July 2014

A French court has given the green light to the sole takeover bid for La Lauragaise, the firm formed out of the acquisition of Spanghero, the meat products company caught up in the horsemeat scandal last year.

FRANCE: Poultry firm Tilly-Sabco gets temporary reprieve 29 July 2014

Embattled French poultry exporter Tilly-Sabco, which had been facing closure next month, has secured business through to the end of September.

US: Baker Bridor to expand US plant 22 July 2014

French industrial baker Bridor, which supplies products to the supermarket and foodservice channels, is planning to expand its plant in the US.

Tilly-Sabco teeters on the brink FRANCE: Tilly-Sabco on brink as sole supplier poised to stop deliveries 11 July 2014

Nutréa, a subsidiary of Brittany-based co-operative, Triskalia, now the sole supplier of livestock to Tilly-Sabco, is poised to cease deliveries to the French poultry exporter if it does not receive guarantees of payment.

US: French dried ham producers set for entry 10 July 2014

French producers of Jambon de Bayonne, a premium air-dried salted ham, will be able to target the US from next year with authorities in the country set to allow in imports.

Princes believes French consumers open to new tuna brandsFRANCE: Princes launches tuna range on French market 4 July 2014

UK-based Princes has launched its namesake tinned tuna range on the French market.

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