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'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
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.
Embattled French poultry exporter Tilly-Sabco, which had been facing closure next month, has secured business through to the end of September.
French industrial baker Bridor, which supplies products to the supermarket and foodservice channels, is planning to expand its plant in the US.
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.
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.
UK-based Princes has launched its namesake tinned tuna range on the French market.
French popcorn maker Nataïs is upping production capacity to meet growth at home and abroad.
French food industry trade body ANIA has signalled its opposition to the Government's plans to introduce a 'nutritional' colour code on packaging.
French poultry firm Doux has been approached by several unidentified parties over possible partnerships but is not up for sale.
France's competition regulator has approved French food holdings group Financière Turenne Lafayette's (FTL) plans to acquire two plants owned by loss-making cooked meats firm Jean Caby.
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