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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

Cooperl planning to add to production in FranceFrench pork group Cooperl plans new plant 25 November 2015

Cooperl, the French pork products group, is planning to build another production plant in Brittany.

Jean Caby to replace existing plantJean Caby to set up new plant 25 November 2015

French cooked meats firm Jean Caby is to invest around EUR25m in a production plant.

New temporary owner for French poultry firm Tilly-Sabco 18 November 2015

The Chamber of Commerce (CCI) in the French town of Morlaix has taken temporary control of poultry exporter, Tilly-Sabco Bretagne, which was saved from liquidation at the end of last year.

Investment could see Aqualande's production capacity doubledLabeyrie Fine Foods to buy half of trout supplier Aqualande 16 November 2015

Labeyrie Fine Foods is to take a 50% stake in French smoked trout specialist Aqualande for an undisclosed sum.

Nimbus acquires France's cereal firm Sevenday 6 November 2015

Dutch investment fund Nimbus has acquired private-label breakfast cereal maker Sevenday.

Nutrition & Sante have announced an EUR20m investment into a plant in FranceNutrition & Sante pumps EUR20m into French factory expansion 3 November 2015

Nutrition & Santé, the French dietary food specialist, is investing EUR20m in expanding its ol Revel plant.

Carrefour among members of the FCDFrench grocers to test rival nutrition labels 30 October 2015

French retail body, the La Fédération des Entreprises du Commerce et de la Distribution, has unveiled its own voluntary labelling scheme, which it is planning to test by the end of the year before a full roll-out in 2016.

Cooperl sets antibiotic-free pledgeCooperl to ramp up antibiotic-free pork production 19 October 2015

French pork processor Cooperl is looking to increase its production of pork from pigs not been treated with antibiotics following the weaning period.

Nutrition & Santé owned by Japanese group OtsukaNutrition & Sante to buy Spain's Bicentury 8 October 2015

Nutrition & Santé, the French dietary food specialist, has announced the acquisition of Spanish counterpart, Bicentury, having reached an agreement with the company's parent, Agrolimen.

Savencia sells stake in German organic dairySavencia Fromage & Dairy sells stake in Germany's Andechser 8 October 2015

Savencia Fromage & Dairy, formerly Bongrain, has sold its minority stake in German organic dairy Andechser Molkerei Scheitz to comply with a ruling from the country's competition regulator.

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