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Greencore recruits as food-to-go demand recovers

21 Apr 2021

Ireland-based convenience food supplier Greencore has announced it is recruiting at a UK site in response to a return to higher demand for food-to-go products.

How might UK food-to-go operators adjust post-pandemic?

24 Mar 2021

We review the outlook for the UK food-to-go market, with pain still to endure until the Government's gradual easing of restrictions becomes a full-blown reality in June. 

Covid-19 and the food industry in 2021 – daily updates, Wednesday 10 March (free to read)

10 Mar 2021

As we enter 2021, just-food continues to provide daily updates on how Covid-19 is still affecting the world's packaged food sector – and how executives see the market taking shape.

Greencore lays down packaging pledge

24 Feb 2021

The Ireland-based company, one of the largest sandwich suppliers in the UK, set out a pledge on packaging in an update on its sustainability initiatives.

What will Covid-19 mean for the ready meal?

24 Feb 2021

With more people cooking at home and spending time making recipes, Lucy Britner asks what this means for ready-meal and convenience food makers.

The top 20 most-read just-food news stories in 2020

23 Dec 2020

Which stories from just-food's news pages got you and your peers clicking throughout 2020? Here's a list of the top 20.

They said what? The most-read interviews on just-food in 2020

22 Dec 2020

Our regular series of interviews with senior executives in the international packaged food industry caught the eye once more in 2020. Which were the most-read?

Greencore CEO's confidence grows amid capital raise despite near-term uncertainty

27 Nov 2020

Patrick Coveney, the UK private-label manufacturer's chief executive, speaks to just-food about the company's near-term outlook and a move to raise capital through a share issue.

Greencore plans share issue after FY profits tumble

23 Nov 2020

The UK-listed private-label manufacturer today (23 November) announced plans to raise cash by issuing new shares in the business, citing the "ongoing uncertainty" caused by Covid.

Food groups urge UK government to do more to save tropical forests

5 Oct 2020

Major food groups have joined forces with large UK retailers and agri-food businesses to urge the country's government to do more to help tackle a key environmental problem.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

The questions you must ask when cutting SKUs

1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has prompted manufacturers to step up reviews of SKU counts. What should manufacturers be considering as they try to tailor ranges to the volatile trading environment?

Greencore shuts Covid-hit Northampton plant amid wider community outbreak

21 Aug 2020

Ireland-based private-label supplier Greencore has opted to close one of its factories in the English Midlands due to a coronavirus outbreak.

Greencore factory reports hundreds of Covid-19 cases

13 Aug 2020

Private-label giant Greencore has seen an outbreak of Covid-19 among employees at one of its manufacturing plants in the UK.

UK food-to-go market may not recover for two years, Greencore CEO cautions

28 Jul 2020

Private-label supplier Greencore today (28 July) gave its projection for the recovery of the UK food-to-go market, where sales have come under pressure from Covid-19.

Greencore enters deal for molasses unit, issues Q3 trading update

28 Jul 2020

Greencore has announced this morning (28 July) it plans to sell its molasses business, and also issued a trading update.

Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney on how the UK food-to-go supplier will bounce back - the just-food interview

26 May 2020

UK supplier Greencore, with its major food-to-go business, has seen Covid-19 hammer sales in recent weeks. Chief executive Patrick Coveney believes the company can emerge stronger.

Greencore readies re-starting at paused plant

20 May 2020

Greencore, one of the largest private-label suppliers operating in the UK, is set to open one of the three factories where it halted production last month.

Covid-19 - Greencore says early H2 sales down 40%

19 May 2020

Greencore, the Ireland-based manufacturer that is one of the largest private-label suppliers in the UK, has provided details on how Covid-19 has affected sales in recent weeks.

Will Covid-19 spark change in UK supplier payment terms?

13 May 2020

We look at the records of how the UK's largest grocers – and manufacturers – have been paying their suppliers and wonder if the recent changes to help suppliers will stick around.

Bakkavor, Greencore mum on Adelie Foods takeover link

5 May 2020

Private-label giants Bakkavor and Greencore have refused to be drawn on a report claiming the companies are in talks to possibly buy a UK peer.

Greencore reports Covid-19 case at UK factory

4 May 2020

Greencore, the Ireland-based convenience foods manufacturer, said an employee at a UK plant has tested positive for Covid-19.

As Greencore gets punished, is it time for UK stock market suspension, too?

30 Mar 2020

Greencore's shares tumbled after a coronavirus-affected trading update. Isn't it time manufacturers, particularly those keeping the UK fed, got a helping hand?

Coronavirus - Greencore suspends guidance, puts some workers on leave

30 Mar 2020

Convenience foods producer Greencore is suspending financial guidance amid the uncertainty from coronavirus.

Greencore installs Emma Hynes as CFO ahead of Eoin Tonge's departure

24 Mar 2020

Greencore has announced the appointment of a new CFO as existing finance chief Eoin Tonge is set to leave in May to join retailer Marks and Spencer.

Greencore says too early to predict impact of Covid-19 on results

18 Mar 2020

Ireland-based private-label food manufacturer Greencore has updated the market on the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on its business.

Greencore CFO Eoin Tonge to join UK retailer M&S

11 Feb 2020

Greencore has announced its finance chief is leaving the Ireland-based convenience food producer in May.

Greencore CEO eyes M&A to expand portfolio

27 Nov 2019

Greencore is eyeing further M&A as the Ireland-based private-label business seeks to expand its food-to-go offering to all meal occasions.

Greencore's newly-installed COO Peter Haden to step down

26 Nov 2019

Greencore said its newly-installed chief operating officer will step down from the Ireland-based private-label manufacturer at the end of the year.

Food industry M&A deal value down markedly YOY, says GlobalData

4 Nov 2019

The value of food-industry M&A deals was almost 54% lower in the first nine months of 2019 year-on-year, according to research and analysis organisation GlobalData.





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