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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

Food waste - targeted by new UK government schemeFood manufacturers could be forced to pay for recycling under new UK proposals 18 December 2018

The UK's Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Environment Agency (Defra) has announced new plans to tackle recycling and food waste. 

Baxters - stockpiling products ahead of BrexitBaxters the latest food company to admit to Brexit-linked stockpiling 18 December 2018

Soups-to-preserves food group Baxters has revealed what action it has taken to plan for a 'no-deal' Brexit.

Nestle's Butterfinger candy brand - now owned by Ferrero2018 - The year in food industry M&A 18 December 2018

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2018.

Agropur - selling US facility to DFADairy Farmers of America to acquire Agropur facility 18 December 2018

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has entered into an agreement with a peer which will see the co-op acquire a facility in St Paul, Minnesota.

DMK - new chief financial officer namedGermany dairy group DMK appoints Dr Frank Claasen as new CFO 18 December 2018

German dairy giant DMK has announced the person who will become its new chief financial officer next July.

Asda and Sainsbury's - granted more time to make their caseSainsbury's and Asda win more time to respond to merger probe 17 December 2018

UK big four supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's request to have more time to respond to a probe into their merger plans has been ruled on by a UK court.

 jobs to go at Nestle's Maggi brand facility in GermanyNestle 'announces hundreds of job cuts in Germany'  17 December 2018

Swiss food giant Nestle is to cut around 380 jobs in one of its key European markets, it has been reported.

Digital advertising for food products laden with sugar need to be regulated, claims obesity bodyObesity body calls for EU clampdown on digital junk food ads aimed at kids 17 December 2018

The World Obesity Foundation is calling for greater regulation in the EU in a particular area of junk food advertising.

Urban Eat sandwiches are made in Adelie's soon to be closed Kilmarnock factoryHundreds of jobs at risk as Adelie Foods announces factory closure 14 December 2018

UK sandwich-to-salads supplier Adelie Foods is to close a UK factory with many job losses expected as a result.

In2Food - buying facility from RCLSouth Africa's RCL Foods green-lighted for facility sale 14 December 2018

A decision has been made by South Africa's Competition Commission on whether RCL Foods can sell its facility at Bronkhorstpruit to In2Food.

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