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2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

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Latest Interviews

just the answer: PinguinLutosa COO Herwig Dejonghe 5 Nov 2012

Dean Best

European food group PinguinLutosa has undergone a period of significant change in recent years, with two notable acquisitions. And that transformation has continued but this time with a deal to sell one part of its business, Lutosa, to McCain Foods. COO Herwig Dejonghe speaks to just-food about the changes and his thoughts for the future of the frozen and canned food group.

Latest News

Seafood group Sealord confirms Yung as CEO 24 Jul 2014

Dean Best

New Zealand seafood group Sealord has confirmed the appointment of former McCain Foods executive Steve Yung as its CEO.

Seafood firm Sealord coy on CEO appointment 22 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

New Zealand seafood processor Sealord has refused to be drawn into speculation the new CEO it is appointing former McCain Foods executive Steve Yung.

Findus buys Lutosa retail business in Belgium 27 Feb 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Frozen food giant Findus Group has snapped up the Belgian retail business of Lutosa as part of the EU's clearance of McCain Foods' acquisition of the potato products supplier.

Forex weighs on Greenyard Foods sales 31 Jan 2014

Dean Best

Foreign exchange has weighed on sales at Belgium-based frozen and canned food group Greenyard Foods.

New-look Greenyard Foods books underlying H1 loss 22 Nov 2013

Dean Best

Belgium-based canned and frozen fruit and veg group Greenyard Foods has booked a half-year loss from the businesses left after the sale of potato arm Lutosa to McCain Foods.

Latest blogs

The Middle East - the next big thing 23 Feb 2014

Hannah Abdulla

With emerging markets becoming a central focus for many food companies, there is growing interest in the Middle East and Africa - and this week we are at the Gulfood expo in Dubai to speak to those building their business in the region.

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