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Katy Askew | 29 Sep 2016

Mahindra Univeg, a 60:40 joint venture between India's Mahindra Agri Solutions and Belgium-based produce giant Greenyard Foods, is acquiring a minority stake in produce distributor MeraKisan. 


Hannah Abdulla | 1 Mar 2016

Univeg, the Belgium-based produce group that last year merged with canned and frozen business Greenyard Foods, has posted mixed results for 2015.


Dean Best | 9 Jul 2015

Greenyard Foods said today (9 July) COO Francis Kint was stepping down from the role to Dutch meat group Vion Food Group as chief executive.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 May 2015

Belgium-based produce group Univeg is looking to invest in parts of local fruit and veg co-operative Veiling Haspengouw.


Katy Askew | 13 May 2015

Greenyard Foods, Univeg and Peatinvest have reached a "final agreement" over a proposed merger, which, the companies said, will create a "global leader in fruit and vegetables".


Dean Best | 17 Apr 2015

Nestle this week admitted 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's investments in the food industry had led to "accelerate" efforts to "adjust" its portfolio. The food giant was also one of the companies reporting first-quarter results, a group that included Unilever, which saw food volumes rise 3%, although it remains too early to call a sustained recovery from the unit.


Dean Best | 13 Apr 2015

Belgium-based vegetable supplier Greenyard Foods, fresh produce giant Univeg and agribusiness Peatinvest have signed a letter of intent to merge.


Dean Best | 6 Mar 2015

This week, the spotlight on the relationships between suppliers and retailers turned to Australia, where a new code of conduct is to be set up. Meanwhile, Spain's anti-trust watchdog fined 11 dairy companies over alleged price collusion. A series of M&A deals this week included Dr Oetker's move for European frozen cake maker Coppenrath & Wiese. And our latest management briefing analysed the opportunities for packaged food manufacturers in the US foodservice market.


Hannah Abdulla | 4 Mar 2015

Frozen and canned veg supplier Greenyard Foods is exploring the possibility of a merger with fresh produce giant Univeg and agribusiness Peatinvest.


Katy Askew | 10 Feb 2015

The owner of Belgian fruit and vegetable group Univeg reportedly plans to take the business public by combining it with listed local peer Greenyard Foods.


Hannah Abdulla | 11 Dec 2014

Belgium-based fruit and veg supplier Univeg has announced it is demerging six of its production and export divisions.


Hannah Abdulla | 15 Apr 2014

Belgian produce giant Univeg and Indian Mahindra ShubhLabh Services are to form a venture to develop a fresh fruit supply chain to serve the Indian and international markets.


Katy Askew | 24 Jan 2014

Univeg has taken a 90% stake in banana grower SBBS as it looks to "secure" its long-tern sourcing requirements.


Dean Best | 10 Jan 2014

Belgium-based produce giant Univeg has snapped up Empire World Trade, a UK importer and distributor of top fruit.


Dean Best | 5 Aug 2013

The spat between UK retailers Sainsbury's and Tesco grabbed this week's headlines after the country's advertising watchdog ruled in favour of the latter's price comparison scheme.


Michelle Russell | 30 Jul 2013

Fresh produce giant Univeg has been reacquired by its founder Hein Deprez.


Petah Marian | 23 May 2011

Univeg has announced the opening of a operations centre in France as part of plans to develop its business in the country.


just-food.com | 14 Mar 2011

Belgian fruit and vegetable group Univeg has appointed Cees Ritmeester as supply chain director for its European markets.


just-food.com | 16 Nov 2009

The Bulgarian arm of convenience food group Univeg is constructing a warehouse and distribution centre for fresh and frozen products in the Eastern European country.


Simon Warburton | 25 Sep 2009

Convenience food group Univeg is remaining tight-lipped as to suggestions it might go public in two years.


just-food.com | 24 Sep 2009

Convenience food group Univeg has named a former consumer electronics executive as its new CEO.


just-food.com | 9 Sep 2009

Convenience food group Univeg has shaken up the management team heading its fruit and vegetables business unit.

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