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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

“The CMA’s remedy proposal is impossible to implement” : statementSainsbury's, Asda propose 150 store disposals as remedy to watchdog's merger concerns 22 March 2019

Sainsbury's and Asda are proposing to sell off as many as 150 stores and a "number" of convenience outlets to satisfy watchdog's concerns.

Jobs cuts are part of a three-year review projectValio to cut 80 jobs after completing business review 22 March 2019

Finnish dairy co-operative Valio is to cut 80 jobs at its head office in the capital Helsinki after concluding a business review.

Bhagat is investing GBP9m in the site along with a grant from the Scottish GovernmentBhagat Holdings invests in Scottish plant once owned by Young's Seafood 22 March 2019

Bhagat Holdings is taking over a manufacturing facility in Scotland previously-owned by Young's Seafood before the plant was closed last summer.

Another 50 jobs could be cut as Fox's distribution sitesMore than 200 UK jobs at risk as 2 Sisters Food Group reviews Fox's Biscuits operations 21 March 2019

Jobs are at risk at Fox's Biscuits, the UK firm owned by 2 Sisters Food Group, as the parent company reviews manufacturing operations.

Feihe went private in 2013 after de-listing from New York exchangeFeihe International 'revisits plan for Hong Kong IPO' 21 March 2019

Infant-formula manufacturer Feihe International is reportedly revisiting plans for a public share offering in Hong Kong.

The Great British Confectionery Group has emerged from Bristows of Devon and Crawford & Tilley amalgamationGreat British Confectionery Group formed by Bristows merger with Crawford & Tilley 21 March 2019

UK-based confectionery firms Bristows of Devon and R Crawford (Northern) Ltd. are being amalgamated under a new name.

Mondelez joins other partners in The Hatchery - PepsiCo, Kellogg, and Conagra Brands Mondelez partners with The Hatchery incubator 21 March 2019

US confectionery giant Mondelez International is teaming up with The Hatchery, an incubator business for the food industry.

Adjusted diluted EPS seen flat to up 1%General Mills raises EPS guidance after "strong" third quarter 20 March 2019

US consumer goods giant General Mills is confident it will meet or exceed its financial targets this year after reporting third-quarter results.

Valor Siren Ventures will be managed by Valor Equity Partners. Starbucks sets up investment fund for food, retail start-ups 20 March 2019

US-based coffee retailer Starbucks Corp. is setting up an investment fund for food and retail start-up enterprises.

The transaction is expected to close before the end of MayKroger confirms sale of Turkey Hill ice cream brand to Peak Rock Capital affiliate 20 March 2019

US retail giant Kroger has reached an agreement to sell its ice cream business Turkey Hill to an affiliate of a private equity firm.

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