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Simon Harvey

Simon HarveyBiography

Simon Harvey, news editor at just-food, has worked as a journalist on financial newswires for more than 17 years, covering Asian and European markets from Singapore, Malaysia and London.

Articles by Simon Harvey

Aviko plans to commence building work in 2021Aviko to add to french fry capabilities in Belgium with new plant 13 September 2019

Aviko, the Netherlands-based french fries and potato products maker, plans to build another plant in Belgium.


StarKist had asked for fine to be reduced to $50mStarKist ordered to pay $100m fine in price-fixing case 12 September 2019

StarKist Co., the US-based seafood unit of South Korea's Dungwon Group, has been ordered to pay a US$100m fine for its role in a price-fixing conspiracy. 


Arla is already engaged in projects in NigeriaArla Foods to help further develop sustainable dairy industry in Nigeria 12 September 2019

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has entered a commitment to help further develop a sustainable dairy industry in Nigeria. 


Mamminger produces pickled gherkins, red cabbage and sauerkrautGermany's Mamminger opens vegetable processing plant in Serbia 12 September 2019

Germany-based vegetable processor Mamminger Konserven has opened a facility in Serbia following a multi-million euro investment. 


Nestle is moving within the aims of the Paris AgreementNestle lays down target for zero net greenhouse gas emissions 12 September 2019

Nestlé, the Swiss food heavyweight with brands such a KitKat chocolate, has set out a new target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to zero. 


Arla's Castello Decorated Cream CheesesArla's Castello cream cheeses shipped to Australia via new 'supercooled' tool 11 September 2019

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has launched a cream cheese in Australia under its Castello brand utilising its "supercooled" shipping technology. 


Elizabeth Lake left the business on 10 SeptemberScience in Sport names James Simpson as CFO to replace Elizabeth Lake 11 September 2019

Science in Sport, a London-based manufacturer of nutrition products for athletes and gym goers, has appointed a new finance chief to replace the departed Elizabeth Lake.


DairyPure owner brought in CEO Eric Beringause in JulyDean Foods left with little wiggle room after ruling out sale 11 September 2019

Seven months after launching a strategic review, US dairy giant Dean Foods is to go it alone under a new chief executive rather than engage a buyer. Simon Harvey takes a look.


The deal is expected to close this monthWells Enterprises reaches deal to acquire Halo Top ice cream 10 September 2019

Halo Top, the US ice-cream brand that has shaken up the category on both sides of the Atlantic with its low-calorie fare, has a new owner.


Danny Rotman has been heading up newly-acquired OmniblendKeytone Dairy promotes Danny Rotman to CEO as James Gong shifts to subsidiary role 10 September 2019

Keytone Dairy, the New Zealand-based milk-powder maker, is shifting chief executive James Gong over to one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Omniblend.




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