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Packaging, provenance touted as ready meal drivers

Chilled ready meals is big business in the UK and it's a business still in growth. But only just about. Last year's horsemeat contamination...

What the analysts say - Greencore full-year

Greencore this morning (26 November) revealed an increase in annual earnings and sales. The convenience food group said it enters its new fi...

Greencore confident on EPS despite tough UK market

Greencore has insisted it remains "confident" of meeting City expectations of higher earnings despite the prospect of "tough" UK trading con...

What the analysts say: Greencore H1

Convenience food group Greencore this morning (21 May) booked an increase in first-half earnings but warned about "tough" UK market conditio...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview - Quorn Foods - part one 16 Jan 2014

Dean Best

With consumers assessing whet they eat on health and ethical grounds, UK-based meat-free products manufacturer Quorn Foods has benefited. The business also enjoyed a boost from last year's horsemeat contamination saga. Dean Best met Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan to discuss the company's recent growth.


The just-food interview part one - Patrick Coveney 22 Nov 2013

Michelle Russell

Convenience food group Greencore has experienced an eventful few years. The Ireland-based manufacturer was beaten to the acquisition of the UK's Northern Foods. This year, Greencore was caught up in the horsemeat contamination saga that rocked the European food industry. However, the company has continued to expand in the UK and in the US. In part one of the just-food interview, Michelle Russell speaks to chief executive Patrick Coveney about the challenges of operating in a difficult UK market.

Latest News

Greencore sales up amid "buoyant" food-to-go 29 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Greencore has said it is confident it can deliver annual earnings in line with market expectations after posting higher sales for the third quarter of its financial year.


Greencore lifted by food-to-go in US, UK 20 May 2014

Katy Askew

Greencore's drive into the food-to-go sector in the US and UK lifted the group's first-half sales.


Origin Enterprises appoints new CFO 3 Apr 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Origin Enterprises has announced the appointment of Imelda Hurley as chief financial officer.


Greencore to consolidate US production in new site 18 Mar 2014

Katy Askew

Greencore is investing in a new sandwich manufacturing facility to serve the north-east of the US, a move that will see production end at two other sites.


Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 3 Mar 2014

Dean Best

Tesco's bid to try again to revitalise its UK sales grabbed the headlines this week and we looked at the retailer's moves to build a multichannel business. just-food also reported from the Gulfood trade fair in Dubai, where we met a series of senior executives including Mondelez International's regional boss. Our interview pages this week also featured the boss of gluten-free firm Dr Schär's UK arm and the CFO of Scandinavian dairy giant Arla Foods.

Latest blogs

And so I bid farewell 29 Nov 2013

Michelle Russell

Sachin Tendulkar isn't alone in bidding farewell to colleagues as, today, I enter into my final few hours as news editor for just-food.

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