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Tough trading conditions in the UK can make it difficult for food companies to find the time and resources to build a presence overseas. How...
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...
Kerry Group is reportedly mulling the sale of its frozen food business. The company has seen strong sales and profit momentum at its ingredi...
Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...
UK cheese maker Cricketer Farm supplies the country's major retailers with low-fat cheese, a category growing amid the rising consumer interest in health. However, in the last 18 months, the business has added a new brand - Cheeky Cow - to its portfolio, with half the fat of mature cheddar. MD Greg Parsons talks to Dean Best about the brand's early performance, the competition and how there are plans for "evolution" in 2015.
With stagnant sales in Europe, the Russian embargo and softer-than-normal demand in China, it has been a challenging year for dairy processors. Dean Best met Cees Ruijgrok, the head of FrieslandCampina's export business, at the SIAL trade show in Paris to take the temperature of the sector.
United Biscuits is to axe jobs at its McVitie's plant in Glasgow, the company confirmed today (28 November) as the snacks group makes "major changes" at the site.
European frozen food manufacturer Iglo Group has decided to stop selling products in three countries - Romania, Slovakia and Turkey.
French poultry group LDC has acquired Polish firm Drop for an undisclosed sum.
Swedish poultry group Scandi Standard has lowered its forecast for annual underlying operating profit after a 12% fall in the third quarter of the year.
Challenges in the Swedish market have affected Candyking's profits in the first nine months of the year.
Negative currency effects resulting from the conflict in eastern Ukraine have seen local egg producer Avangardco report a loss for the first nine months of the year.
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