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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
The state body advising France's government on public health policy has backed the introduction of nutrition labels with five colours.
French private-label biscuits specialist Biscuits Bouvard has announced it "has taken another step in its international development" with the acquisition of a majority stake in Italian firm, Euro Cakes from founder Livio Battistin.
Farmers in northern France are claiming victory over supermarket retailer Lidl in their stand over French origin meat and mik.
French food co-operative Groupe Cavac has announced the acquisition of local organic bread products specialist Biofournil.
France's leading pork processor, Cooperl, has announced it will no longer be purchasing at livestock auction and will depend entirely on supplies from its members in protest to current price levels.
A deal on increasing French milk prices remains some way off despite reports over the weekend, dairy processing industry trade body, the Fédération Nationale de'l’Industrie Laitière, has told just-food.
France's Société Industrielle Laitière du Léon Entreprises is investing EUR60m in powdered milk production at a new site in Brittany, as it seeks new outlets for products following the end of EU milk quotas.
French retailer E.Leclerc is to contest a decision by the Paris Appeal Court ordering it to reimburse EUR61.3m to 48 of its suppliers.
France's leading pork processor Cooperl has been handed a fine of EUR150,000 for knowingly selling around 2,000 tonnes of meat contaminated with salmonella between 2010 and 2012.
The dairy merger between French co-operatives, Eurial and Agrial, which was put on hold this year, has been finalised with the signing of a protocol agreement.
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