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2012: M&A revival but caution hinders big deals

There were, despite continued economic uncertainty in many Western markets and concerns over slowing growth in the East, signs that M&A acti...

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

The announcement today that General Mills has entered exclusive talks to buy a stake in French dairy business Yoplait will end one of the mo...

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

Commodity costs may not be reaching the levels seen in 2007 but there are signs of growing pressure on food manufacturers. In this month's j...

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

Retailers dominated this week's news, with the appointment of a new CEO at Asda, bumper numbers from Sainsbury's, upbeat noises from Whole F...

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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.

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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.

Greenyard eyes efficiency with KTG Agrar tie-up 27 Sep 2013

Katy Askew

Fruit and vegetable processor Greenyard Foods has said it hopes to increase efficiency at its frozen unit, Pinguin, by entering into a deal Germany with local food group KTG Agrar.

Underlying sales up at Greenyard Foods 25 Jul 2013

Michelle Russell

Belgium-based food group Greenyard Foods, previously known as PinguinLutosa, saw sales slide in the first quarter of its financial year after the sale of its Lutosa business - but underlying revenues were up.

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