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Brexit sparks uncertainty for UK food - comment

It is hard to predict just what Brexit will mean for food and drink regulations in the UK and for the country's trade arrangements with the...

Rabobank's early view on Brexit impact on food

Uncertainty is the watchword as the UK and the EU digest British voters plumping for Brexit in yesterday's (23 June) referendum. In an exclu...

What does AmazonFresh's UK launch mean for sector?

Amazon has launched its online grocery delivery business AmazonFresh in the UK, one of the most significant moves in the country's food reta...

How could a TTIP affect the food industry?

The proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US - dubbed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP - has proved a s...

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Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 


Quorn Foods confident in prospects - interview 27 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

Quorn Foods, the UK-based meat-free supplier, has enjoyed solid growth in recent years on the back of growing consumer interest in reducing - or eliminating - meat from their diet. Now owned by Philippines-based Monde Nissin after a deal last autumn, Quorn expects its expansion to continue, CEO Kevin Brennan and Andrew Staal, the company's international director, tells John Shepherd.

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Danone fund in talks with Michel et Augustin 29 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

French dairy giant Danone has confirmed it is in "exclusive negotiations" to acquire a minority interest in premium biscuit-to-dessert maker Michel et Augustin via its newly-formed investment vehicle. 


Poult, Banketgroep tie-up creates biscuit "leader" 29 Jun 2016

Stuart Todd

French private-label biscuit maker Biscuit Poult has acquired Dutch counterpart Banketgroep in a move that the companies said has created "the European market leader in the private label biscuits segment."


Healthier food a major opportunity for food makers 29 Jun 2016

John Newton

The onus on food companies to engage in reformulation and increase the availability of healthier food choices has never been greater, according to a new report from just-food.


Guylian confirms investment to boost production 29 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

Belgian chocolate maker Guylian has confirmed plans to invest EUR6.8m (US$7.5m) this year to expand its production capabilities at its facility in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.


Triskalia invests in vegetable, poultry processing 29 Jun 2016

Stuart Todd

French farming co-operative Triskalia is this year investing more than EUR20m (US$22.1m) in its vegetable and poultry processing activities.


Brexit – How France's food market will be hit  28 Jun 2016

Stuart Todd

France's food industry body, ANIA (Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires) expects the country's wine, dairy and bakery-pastry sectors are likely to be those most impacted by the UK voting to leave the European Union.

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