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Andy Coyne

Andy CoyneBiography

Andy Coyne, just-food.com's deputy editor, is a journalist with 30 years' experience, much of it in the business media.

He has edited print and online titles in the UK covering general business, commercial property and international finance.

Andy has also freelanced extensively for national and international magazines and newspapers in India, Hong Kong and the Middle East.

Articles by Andy Coyne

Cinnaroll Bakeries - new owners keen to expand the firm's brandsCanada's Cinnaroll Bakeries acquired by investment houses 19 September 2017

Canadian food business Cinnaroll Bakeries has been acquired by investment firms Skidmore Development Group and SouthPac Partners for an undisclosed sum.

Fyffes - in talks with unions to try and resolve the issue.Fyffes avoids expulsion from ethical trading body 19 September 2017

Fyffes has avoided outright expulsion from the Ethical Trading Initiative - from which the Ireland-based tropical fruit group is suspended - but it may be only a temporary reprieve.

Sofina - plans to expand capacity.Canadian turkey processor Sofina Foods to up capacity 19 September 2017

Canada's Sofina Foods is to expand its turkey processing capacity, creating around 100 new jobs, after receiving backing from Ontario provincial government.

Schar adds to UK rangeSchaer claims UK firsts with new gluten-free products 19 September 2017

Gluten-free food specialist Dr Schär has launched seven more products into UK supermarkets, including what it claims are the first-to-market gluten-free waffles and the first all-purpose flour mix available in the category.

Conestoga - building capacity and creating jobs after receiving government backing.Canada's Conestoga Meat Packers to expand capacity following government backing 18 September 2017

Canadian pork processor Conestoga Meat Packers is to expand its pork processing capacity and create 170 jobs after receiving government funds.

Cranswick - concerned about lack of progress in Brexit talks.Moy Park and Cranswick amongst businesses urging fast progress in Brexit talks 18 September 2017

UK meat giants Moy Park and Cranswick have added their names to a letter signed by more than 100 major businesses calling on the participants in the Brexit negotiations to make urgent progress in the next round of talks.

Brussels - Brexit talks could have a direct impact on UK food prices, says the BRC.'No deal' Brexit could result in UK food price hike, warns retail body 18 September 2017

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is warning UK consumers could pay nearly a third more for everyday food items in the event of the country not striking a Brexit trade deal with the EU.

Fruit Shoot bars - aimed at healthier kids' snacks segment.UK's Streamline Foods launches Fruit Shoot snack bars through Britvic deal 18 September 2017

UK jam and marmalade maker Streamline Foods is producing snack bars based on Fruit Shoots, the kids' soft drinks brand marketed by Britvic.

Westland Milk Product - hoping a streamlined board will help it improve performance.Westland shareholders to vote on NZ dairy co-op's plan to streamline board 18 September 2017

New Zealand dairy cooperative Westland Milk Products' proposal to restructure its board will face a vote from its shareholders next month.

Muller's White Velvet - aimed at disrupting UK plain yogurt market.Müller eyes growth in UK yogurt and desserts 15 September 2017

German dairy company Müller is to invest GBP100m (US$135.4m) in its UK yogurts and desserts business, saying it has identified a potential GBP233m of category growth.

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