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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
Embattled French poultry exporter Tilly-Sabco Bretagne has been placed in administration for a period of six months in the hope of attracting a buyer, a company official confirmed to just-food.
French prepared salad specialist Pierre Martinet is eyeing expansion in Spain, with plans to grow the subsidiary it operates in the country.
French private-label biscuit maker Biscuit Poult has acquired Dutch counterpart Banketgroep in a move that the companies said has created "the European market leader in the private label biscuits segment."
French farming co-operative Triskalia is this year investing more than EUR20m (US$22.1m) in its vegetable and poultry processing activities.
France's food industry body, ANIA (Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires) expects the country's wine, dairy and bakery-pastry sectors are likely to be those most impacted by the UK voting to leave the European Union.
France is preparing to look again at taxes on food oils after a re-think of fiscal measures relating to the ingredients.
Lactalis has acquired Normandy cheesemaker Fromagerie E. Graindorge for an undisclosed sum.
The French Senate has rejected an amendment in a government bill on sustainable development to raise the country's tax on palm oil, a source at France's second legislative chamber has confirmed to just-food.
France's Ministry of Health has announced that three-month trials will take place in selected supermarkets this autumn on four nutritional labelling codes.
UK firm MS Foods is set to take majority control of French poultry exporter Tilly-Sabco Bretagne for the token amount of EUR1 (US$1.15).
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