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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

Pilgrim's Pride - new man at the topPilgrim's Pride names Jayson Penn as CEO to succeed Bill Lovette 22 March 2019

US chicken heavyweight Pilgrim's Pride has appointed a new chief executive officer to replace Bill Lovette.

St Pierre Groupe founders Paul Baker (left) and Jeremy GilboyUK baker Carrs Foods becomes St Pierre Groupe, secures investment 21 March 2019

Carrs Foods, the UK bakery business, has a new name and a new non-executive chairman and has attracted investment.

Cooks Venture - new food business launched by Blue Apron founderBlue Apron founder launches sustainable chicken business Cooks Venture 20 March 2019

The founder of US meal-kit firm Blue Apron has launched a "next generation" food business "rooted in regenerative agriculture".

Fonterra - back in black as strategic review decisions kick inFonterra back in black as disposals announced 20 March 2019

New Zealand dairy heavyweight Fonterra has seen a marked improvement in performance in the six months to 31 January and announced two non-core asset disposals.

Sovereign Foods - expanding through hatchery acquisitionSouth Africa's Sovereign Foods expands operation with hatchery deal 20 March 2019

South African poultry processor Sovereign Foods has announced the acquisition of a facility in its domestic market.

Epigamia among brands in which Danone has investedBig Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds  20 March 2019

just-food presents a guide to some of the main in-house venture capital funds operated by major food businesses. 

Sainsbury's and Asda - aiming to get their merger plan back on trackSainsbury's and Asda commit to price cuts and fast supplier payments in bid to save merger 19 March 2019

UK 'big four' supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda have proposed measures which they hope will rescue their planned merger after criticism from the country's competition watchdog.

Fonterra - linked with the sale of more assetsFonterra 'could sell South American assets' 19 March 2019

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has been tipped to sell more assets in a media report emanating from its home market.

Westland - agreed a deal with subsidiary of YiliNew Zealand's Westland Dairy to be sold to Yili subsidiary 18 March 2019

Westland Dairy, New Zealand's second-largest dairy cooperative, announced it has signed a conditional agreement for its sale.

Legal Sea Foods - forges deal with Thailand's CP FoodsCP Foods links up with restaurant group Legal Sea Foods in US co-packing deal 18 March 2019

Thailand-based food heavyweight Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has forged a co-packing deal with a US-based restaurant group.

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