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Deal or no deal: Frozen sale makes sense for Kerry

Kerry Group is reportedly mulling the sale of its frozen food business. The company has seen strong sales and profit momentum at its ingredi...

Horsemeat saga exacerbates ready meal sales dip

Nearly two months into the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the food industry, UK figures highlighting a sales slowdown in ready meals rais...

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

The executive changes at Kellogg and Premier Foods plc attracted scrutiny from analysts on Wall Street and in the City this week, France's c...

just-food's week in words

Europe's food retail industry is set for further consolidation, analysts said this week, while speculation continued to grow over the owners...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview - Bakkavor 8 Apr 2010

Dean Best

Bakkavor, one of the UK's largest own-label food manufacturers, has had a tumultuous 12 months. The company even warned last year about the future of the business as a going concern after it missed a deadline to pay creditors. However, Bakkavor's management is keen to look forward and, speaking to Dean Best in this month's just-food interview, CEO Agust Gudmundsson and CFO Richard Howes maintain a quiet optimism about the company's future.

Latest News

Bakkavor stake attracts "a number" of suitors 26 May 2015

Katy Askew

The sale of a stake in UK convenience group Bakkavor has attracted interest from "a number" of suitors – not just PAI Partners and Pamplona Capital – sources close to the sale process revealed today (25 May).


PAI, Pamplona "eyeing Bakkavor stake" 26 May 2015

Katy Askew

Private-equity groups PAI Partners and Pamplona Capital are reportedly eyeing a stake in ready meals maker Bakkavor.


Food industry results: Bakkavor, Weston, Duc 15 May 2015

Katy Askew

This week's result round-up includes a positive start to the year for UK own-label group Bakkavor, better sales but pressure on profits for Canada's Weston Foods and a slide in revenue at French poultry group Duc.


Bakkavor confirms UK fruit plant closure 14 May 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Bakkavor said yesterday it booked GBP1.1m of exceptional charges during the first quarter of the year, after confirming it had decided to close its Yorkshire Fresh Fruit site in Selby, North Yorkshire.


Bakkavor sells rest of Italpizza 16 Apr 2015

Dean Best

Bakkavor is to sell the rest of its shares in Italy-based frozen pizza business Italpizza.

Company research

Bakkavor Holdings Ltd: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Report

Bakkavor Holdings Ltd: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Pro

Synopsis Canadean's "Bakkavor Holdings Ltd: Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile & SWOT Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a...

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Global Prepared Meals Market: Merger & Acquisitions December 2013

Global Prepared Meals Market: Merger & Acquisitions December

The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global prepared meals market during December 2013....

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Global Soups Market: Merger & Acquisitions December 2013

Global Soups Market: Merger & Acquisitions December 2013

The report provides a review of the mergers and acquisitions (M&As), partnering deals, and agreements entered into by companies active in the global soups market during December 2013....

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