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On the money: How Greencore is outperforming

Over the last twelve months Irish food group Greencore outperformed the overall food market in UK, its largest market, on the back of its ex...

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...

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...

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.

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UPDATE: Greencore eyes US$1bn US business 25 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Greencore is increasing the capacity of its US food-to-go business and expanding its reach to the west coast of the country as it works to build a US$1bn business in the market.

Greencore plans 2015 investments as FY earnings up 25 Nov 2014

Katy Askew

Greencore, the Ireland-based convenience food group, has said it will step up investments in the coming year after booking higher earnings for the 12 months to 26 September.

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.

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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