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Sales, sustainability central to new Unilever CEO

Unilever CEO Alan Jope is nearly six months into the job and this week set out to investors his priorities for the consumer goods giant....

Can new Orkla CEO please investors?

With Orkla's organic growth just about ticking over, investors will be keen to see more concrete guidance from the incoming chief executive....

UK biscuits category deep-dive, part two

In the second part of a two-part feature examining the UK sweet biscuits category, Andy Coyne looks at how manufacturers are positioning the...

UK biscuits category deep-dive, part one

In the first part of a two-part feature, Andy Coyne examines the state of play in the UK sweet biscuits category after a...

Latest Interviews

"We don't think baby food should be older than the baby itself" - Daniel Auner and Karina Gentgen, founders of organic baby food business Mia & Ben, the bitesize interview 10 Jun 2019

Andy Coyne

Andy Coyne speaks to the founders of London-based organic baby food start-up Mia & Ben about the gap they say they've spotted in the market.

"There will be a shakedown of brands in UK meat-free" - The Meatless Farm Co.'s new CEO Robert Woodall on looking for an edge 16 Apr 2019

Dean Best

We talk to Robert Woodall, the ex-Kellogg exec now at the helm of The Meatless Farm Co., the UK meat-free firm battling to carve out a foothold in a competitive market.

Latest News

ABF replaces UK bakery arm MD Jon Jenkins amid "challenging market conditions" 14 Jun 2019

Andy Coyne

The UK's Allied Bakeries, owned by conglomerate Associated British Foods, has made changes to its top management team.

Maison Milhau becomes latest French meats firm sold to FnB Private Equity 14 Jun 2019

Dean Best

Maison Milhau, a French supplier of charcuterie products, has been sold, joining a local peer in private-equity hands.

Cell-cultured, plant-based meats, not classic veggie fare, pose most risk to conventional category - study 13 Jun 2019

Simon Harvey

Consumption of meat alternative products made from plants and cell-cultured meats is likely to outpace the traditional vegan or vegetarian categories, a report suggests. 

UK's Samworth Brothers takes stake in local pie maker Higgidy 13 Jun 2019

Andy Coyne

UK food group Samworth Brothers has taken a minority stake in a local pie and quiche maker with an option to increase its holding in the future.

Mondelez International invests in UK technical centre 13 Jun 2019

Andy Coyne

Confectionery giant Mondelez International is to invest in one of its 11 technical centres, it has revealed.

Nestle, Danone join new Ellen MacArthur project targeting global food system 13 Jun 2019

Simon Harvey

Nestlé and Danone have signed up to a new global food project launched by UK-based charity The Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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