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Cranswick CEO talks UK M&A, CSR, "fake meat"

In part two of our exclusive interview, Cranswick CEO Adam Couch chews the fat on how the UK meat group views issues from plant-based to Bre...

Interview: Cranswick CEO on ASF, poultry and M&A

In the first of a two-part interview with Cranswick CEO Adam Couch, the UK food group's boss talks African swine fever, ambitions in poultry...

Interview: Kraft Heinz's VC fund Evolv Ventures

Like many large food companies, Kraft Heinz has an investment fund looking to back start-ups. How can Evolv Ventures help the under-pressure...

How one tortilla-chip firm wants to "do a Kettle"

Freed Foods, the UK-based company behind Mister Free'd, a brand of gluten-free tortilla chips, has secured private-equity investment. We tal...


Livia's founder Olivia Wollenberg on the rise and ambitions of the UK free-from snacks brand - the bitesize interview 9 Sep 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Londoner Olivia Wollenberg, whose own food intolerances prompted her to set up UK better-for-you snack brand Livia's. 


Fulfil CEO Brian O'Sullivan on Hershey's investment, Brexit and the Irish snack-bar firm's ambitions - interview 2 Sep 2019

Simon Harvey

Ireland-based healthy snack bar brand Fulfil has just secured investment from US confectioner Hershey. Simon Harvey talks with chief executive Brian O'Sullivan.


"It's a matter of staying relevant as a business" - Danone CEO takes lead in new industry push on inequality 28 Aug 2019

Ben Cooper

Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber is at the forefront of a new, business-led coalition set up to try to tackle inequalities. He explains why industry needs to play a leading role.


"Our biggest competition is cereal, ready meals and sandwiches" - Huel CEO James McMaster on his functional food brand's prospects 12 Aug 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to James McMaster, CEO of UK-based meal replacement brand Huel, about where the direct-to-consumer business is heading.


"We believe in taking it global and challenging the big boys" - Jealous Sweets co-founder Imran Merza, the bitesize interview 7 Aug 2019

Simon Harvey

UK confectioner Jealous Sweets has set an aggressive target to more than double revenues over the next 12 months or so. Simon Harvey speaks with co-founder Imran Merza. 


"I want us to be the Red Bull of sports nutrition" - Grenade founder Alan Barratt on UK firm's rise and ambitions for further growth 31 Jul 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to Alan Barratt, CEO of UK sports nutrition business Grenade, about how branding and distribution have aided its move into the mainstream.


Nestle's Europe chief Marco Settembri on adapting and growing in low-growth environment - interview 24 Jul 2019

Liz Newmark

Much of Europe presents a challenging place to do business, even for a company the size of Nestle. We talk to the food giant about its strategy in the region.


Burts Snacks MD David Nairn on how UK firm plans to double sales - interview 17 Jul 2019

Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey speaks with Burts Snacks chairman and managing director David Nairn as the UK business seeks to double revenues in the next few years.


"Intense competition drives us to be ahead of the curve" - Rich Products Europe MD David Hunt on frozen food giant's desire to innovate 5 Jul 2019

Andy Coyne

We talk to David Hunt, MD of US baked goods giant Rich Products' operations in Europe and the Middle East, to hear about strategic plans linked to investment and innovation.


"We're not promoting night-time snacking" - CEO Sean Folkson on why Nightfood's "sleep-friendly" ice cream can help consumers 3 Jul 2019

Dean Best

Sean Folkson sets out why his US company Nightfood and its "sleep-friendly" ice cream can be a better alternative for evening eaters and can carve out a niche in the market.




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