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UK parliamentary committee calls for review of MSC sustainable fishing standard

A UK parliamentary committee has issued recommendations to address concerns over sustainable fishing standards....

Canada-based Giraffe Foods attracts private investor Graham Partners

A private-equity firm has invested in Giraffe Foods, a Canada-based manufacturer of sauces, marinades, dips and dressings....

OECD issues 'hard Brexit' warning to Danish food exporters 

Danish food companies exporting their products to the UK have been alerted to what might happen in the event of a so-called hard Brexit.&nbs...

Tyson links up with environmental specialist EDF on sustainability

US meat giant Tyson Foods has launched a partnership with a non-profit organisation in an attempt to accelerate its sustainability init...

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UK parliamentary committee calls for review of MSC sustainable fishing standard 17 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

A UK parliamentary committee has issued recommendations to address concerns over sustainable fishing standards.


Canada-based Giraffe Foods attracts private investor Graham Partners 17 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

A private-equity firm has invested in Giraffe Foods, a Canada-based manufacturer of sauces, marinades, dips and dressings.


Jamaica's Grace Foods pushes into new category in US after taking stake in Majesty Foods 17 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

Caribbean food specialist Grace Foods, owned by Jamaican corporation GraceKennedy, has taken a 49% stake in a Florida-based peer.


Equistone's Group of Butchers increases German presence with Gmyrek Group deal 17 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

Dutch meat and mince-based products supplier Group of Butchers had made its second acquisition in Germany in quick succession.


'Two in race for Australia's Allied Pinnacle' 17 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Two bids are reportedly on the table for Allied Pinnacle, the Australian bakery business owned by private-equity firm Pacific Equity Partners.


Premier Foods CFO Alastair Murray named acting CEO 17 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Premier Foods, the UK company behind Mr Kipling cakes and Lloyd Grossman sauces, has named who will become its acting CEO next month.


Mademoiselle Desserts buys French peer Delices des 7 Vallees 16 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Mademoiselle Desserts, the French frozen bakery specialist, has acquired another business in its domestic market.


UK meats firm Finnebrogue opens vegan factory 16 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Finnebrogue Artisan, the UK-based sausage and bacon supplier, has announced a "major diversification" for the business.


Apetito invests in additional stock in no-deal Brexit hedge 16 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

UK foodservice supplier Apetito has revealed it has taken action as a hedge against the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.


Food companies must invest in research to fuel personalisation - just-food FUTURES 16 Jan 2019

Dean Best

A lack of solid scientific evidence will hold back the development of personalised nutrition and companies must invest in research, the just-food FUTURES service argues.


Frostkrone buys finger-food firm Varenne Gastronomie 16 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Frostkrone, the Germany-based frozen-food supplier, has snapped up a company manufacturing finger food over the border in France.


New products - Winterbotham Darby launches 'dirty vegan' Squeaky Bean range; Quorn to introduce vegan fishless fillets; Pladis expands Go Ahead range with low-calorie options; Lactalis-owned Siggi's takes skyr yogurt to Canada 16 Jan 2019

just-food.com

This week's batch of new products includes Post Holdings and Hostess Brands coming together to launch breakfast cereals and a chicken alternative from Naturli' Foods.


Reckitt Benckiser chief Rakesh Kapoor to retire from Mead Johnson owner 16 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

Reckitt Benckiser has announced the chief executive of the UK-based consumer goods giant is set to retire by year-end.


Danone back in Indian dairy sector through Epigamia investment 16 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

French dairy giant Danone has made an investment in India, taking it back into an important sector it left last year.


Spanish meat firm Incarlopsa acquires majority stake in ham producer Acornseekers 16 Jan 2019

Simon Harvey

Spanish meat firm Incarlopsa has acquired a majority stake in a US start-up specialising in Iberian ham.


OECD issues 'hard Brexit' warning to Danish food exporters  15 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

Danish food companies exporting their products to the UK have been alerted to what might happen in the event of a so-called hard Brexit. 


Tyson links up with environmental specialist EDF on sustainability 15 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

US meat giant Tyson Foods has launched a partnership with a non-profit organisation in an attempt to accelerate its sustainability initiatives.


French pasta maker Alpina Savoie set for change in ownership 15 Jan 2019

Dean Best

Alpina Savoie, the France-based pasta supplier, could be set to see a change in its ownership structure.


Groupe Popy buys French deli meats peer Groupe Gilbert Lemelle 15 Jan 2019

Dean Best

French charcuterie business Groupe Popy has snapped up a fellow supplier in the sector, broadening its range of customers.


UK plant-based start-up Daring Foods gains distribution and closes in on supermarket deal 15 Jan 2019

Andy Coyne

UK plant-based start-up Daring Foods has revealed the name of the company with which it has signed a distribution deal. 




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