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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 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.


Bakkavor mulls closure of UK fruit plant 23 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Bakkavor has announced plans to close a fresh fruit site in the UK after it lost a contract to supply a "major customer".


Bakkavor profits rise in 2014 12 Feb 2015

Dean Best

UK-based own-label supplier Bakkavor saw profits increase in 2014 as sales were boosted by new contracts in its domestic market.


Bakkavor buys US own-label peer B. Robert's Foods 12 Jan 2015

Dean Best

UK-based private-label group Bakkavor has snapped up US fresh prepared food supplier B. Robert's Foods.


Bakkavor cites market share gains as profits rise 13 Nov 2014

Dean Best

UK own-label fresh food group Bakkavor has reported higher profits for the first nine months of the year, with the company's share gains continuing in the third quarter.

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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