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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

Brazil's Minister of Agriculture Blairo Maggi (left) with European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitas during his visit to Brussels to discuss meat exports. Brazil to appeal to WTO on any EU meat ban as some BRF factories re-open 19 April 2018

Brazil's government has said it will appeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against European Union pressure on its meat industry that is expected to lead to a ban on imports into the bloc.

Young's - the search is one for a new owner.Young's Seafood up for sale, owners confirm 19 April 2018

The private-equity owners of the UK's Young's Seafood have put the company up for sale, they have confirmed in a statement.

Aryzta - new man at the helm in Europe.More change at Aryzta as CEO Europe Dermot Murphy steps down 19 April 2018

Swiss-Irish bakery business Aryzta has announced the CEO of its European operations, Dermot Murphy, is stepping down and is to be replaced by former Unilever and FrieslandCampina man Gregory Skilkas.

FoodDrinkEurope wants harmonised systemBrussels to convene talks on front-of-pack nutrition labels 19 April 2018

The European Commission has revealed it will start talks on front-of-pack nutrition labelling on Monday (23 April).

CPF - its hot duck is proving popular in New Zealand.Thailand's CPF eyeing duck-based growth in New Zealand 19 April 2018

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) said it is expecting to see further growth in New Zealand this year as the demand for its cooked duck products increases.

Ari Mervis - leaving the company when Saputo deal completes.Murray Goulburn CEO Ari Mervis to stand down when Saputo deal completed 19 April 2018

Australian dairy giant Murray Goulburn has announced chief executive Ari Mervis is to leave his role following the company being sold to Canadian peer Saputo.

Indonesia - likely to give the green light to Brazilian meat.Brazil to expand meat exports to China and open new Asian markets 18 April 2018

Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has revealed that meat exports to China are to be increased and negotiations are under way to access the Indonesian and South Korean markets.

Groupe Doux - new bidders revealed.New players enter race to buy Groupe Doux assets 18 April 2018

UK chicken processor Chesterfield Poultry is one of a clutch of new names to emerge as bidders for ailing French peer Groupe Doux.

CPF - extending its reach in Brazil.Thailand's CPF takes stake in Brazilian shrimp producer Camanor 18 April 2018

Thailand-based food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has acquired 40% of the shares of Brazilian shrimp farmer and processor Camanor Produtos Marinhos for US$17.5m.

First Milk - selling off its creameries where brands such as Campbeltown are made.UK dairy firm First Milk to sell Scottish creameries 18 April 2018

First Milk, a UK dairy cooperative, has said it is planning to sell off two Scottish creameries.

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