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UK confectioner Thorntons is undergoing something of a transformation. The chocolate and toffee producer, which has been hit hard by the consumer downturn, is midway through a strategic shift to close the bulk of its store network and focus on commercial sales. Since taking the helm in May 2011, Jonathan Hart has had a mountain to climb: rebalancing the portfolio while tackling weak consumer demand. Nonetheless, the chief executive tells Michelle Russell that the firm is now on the right road for its strategy re-think to deliver improved results.
Ferrero, the Italy-based confectionery giant, first entered the UK back in 1966 and has steadily built a business generating GBP200m sales a year. However, under local managing director Christian Walter, the group is planning an offensive on this side of the English Channel. For this month's just-food interview, Dean Best met Walter to discuss Ferrero's plans.
Singapore-based food group Yong Wen Foods hopes to grow the overseas presence of its own brands, with a particular focus on Europe and select markets in the Middle East.
Blackstone Group and PAI Partners have reportedly shortlisted three potential buyers as they look to exit their investment in UK Jacob's and McVitie's maker United Biscuits.
Philippines food and drink group San Miguel Corp. has reportedly joined the race to acquire UK-based snack maker United Biscuits.
Kellogg and Burton's Biscuit Co. are reportedly among the companies who have submitted first-round bids for United Biscuits.
Philippines food and beverage group San Miguel Corp. is weighing up a bid for UK snacks firm United Biscuits.
Unilever and Ferrero have become the latest firms to come under fire for launching controversial advertising campaigns.
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