just-food authors and correspondents
'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
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 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.
French private-equity firm Florac has purchased tinned fruit maker St Mamet from a group of Italian co-operatives, Conserve Italia.
Officials from France's competition regulator have carried out dawn raids at companies "suspected of having implemented anti-competitive practices in the sector of processed fruits packaged in pots and pouches".
Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin (MLC) has signed a contract to supply Chinese infant formula firm Synutra International that will see the French dairy build a production plant in Normandy.
French chilled dough business Cérélia has acquired Dutch firm, Bioderij, which it describes as "the European leader in ready-to-eat crêpes and pancakes", for an undisclosed amount.
Fleury Michon has unveiled a new range of non-GM and antibiotic-free charcuterie products under the J’aime brand name.
The European Commission has asked France's competition authority to review Nestle's planned sale of foodservice business Davigel to Bain Capital, the private-equity owner of Brakes.
Sodiaal-owned cheese business Entremont has announced it is moving into France's frozen food sector.
The state body advising France's government on public health policy has backed the introduction of nutrition labels with five colours.
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