All articles by Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne

Jana Partners returns to Freshpet attack after board structure move

Jana Partners is unhappy with Freshpet’s decision to cut the number of directors standing for re-election.

UK nut butter maker Pip & Nut enters pet-food category

The company has launched a range of dog treats made using its peanut butter.

Brexit trade barriers on food have cost UK billions – report

Barriers include extra paperwork at border points and veterinary checks on livestock.

Bubs Australia finance chief Iris Ren follows CEO out the door

Bub said Ren tendered her resignation for “domestic reasons”.

Hatching new ideas – Big Food’s incubator and accelerator programmes

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

US pet-food manufacturer Alphia ‘weighs up possible sale’

The private equity-owned manufacturer is said to be working with investment bank Goldman Sachs on a potential deal.

Canada’s Premium Brands Holdings outlines acquisition plans for Clearwater Seafoods

The company is talking to First Nations groups in British Columbia about its plans.

Pizza maker Valsa snaps up frozen arm of Menchetti in all-Italian deal

Valsa said the deal will consolidate its position in the market for frozen specialities by “exploiting industrial synergies”.

Norway’s Mowi vows to keep fighting aquaculture tax plan

The seafood major argues the proposed tax level is “totally out of proportion and not sustainable”.

Beyond Meat “turning a corner” as a result of cost-reduction plan, says CEO Brown

Q1 net revenues were down 15% but adjusted EBITDA losses improved.