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How can UK SMEs prepare for life after Brexit?

When it comes to Brexit, almost everything is uncertain and unclear. As entrepreneurs and leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME...

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Latest Interviews

"I've never seen this pace of change in the industry" - Nestle US strategy chief on trying to grow again in its largest market 2 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Nestlé this week (31 July) officially opened the new headquarters for its operations in the US, proclaiming the move a "catalyst" for its "transformation" in its largest market by sales. In 2017, the Lean Cuisine and Gerber maker saw its growth stall in the US. How is the food giant looking to kick-start its business in a market going through profound change? Dean Best caught up with Rui Barbas, chief strategy officer for Nestlé's US arm, to find out more.


The Kids Food Co. CEO Sally Preston eyes home, abroad to power growth of UK baby-snacks firm - interview 30 Apr 2018

Dean Best

The Kids Food Co., a UK business marketing baby- and toddler-focused food under the Kiddylicious brand, continues to grow rapidly. Dean Best caught up with founder and CEO Sally Preston and heard about the company’s recent performance, its ambitious plans for growth at home (and abroad) and how she believes one rival is seeking to undermine the business.

Latest News

South Korea's Lotte Group in supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand 14 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

The food arm of South Korea's Lotte Group has signed a joint venture supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand with the possibility of expanding the partnership into China.


A2 Milk extends supply agreement with China State Farm Holding 14 Aug 18

Simon Harvey

New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has extended a supply agreement with China State Farm Holding Shanghai Co. for its infant nutrition products for a further three years.


Campbell family shareholder joins forces with activist investor Daniel Loeb 10 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

Daniel Loeb, the billionaire investor, has once again called for ailing US food giant Campbell Soup Co. to be sold.


Range of food features in China's new tariff salvo at US 6 Aug 18

Dean Best

Scores of food products feature on a new list of more than 5,000 US goods on which China is planning to impose additional tariffs of 5-25%.


We don't want any "long-term regrets" on M&A, says Kraft Heinz CEO 6 Aug 18

Dean Best

Kraft Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees, presiding over a business facing ongoing speculation over its next M&A move, has said the US group does not want to strike deals that would make the company "happy for a quarter" but then regretful months later.


Kraft Heinz 'takes preliminary look at Campbell Soup' 3 Aug 18

Andy Coyne

Kraft Heinz has reportedly opened exploratory talks to potentially buy fellow US packaged food giant Campbell Soup Co.

Latest blogs

If Kraft Heinz passed on Pinnacle, it should do so with Campbell 2 Aug 18

Dean Best

It's almost 18 months since Unilever rebuffed Kraft Heinz and, ever since, the rumour mill has spun over where the US manufacturer could look next. It's been reported today (2 August) the ketchup maker decided against moving for US peer Pinnacle Foods.


Plenty of hot air as UK politicians grill Asda, Sainsbury's over merger 22 Jun 18

Andy Coyne

UK Parliamentary select committees at their best are meant to bring light rather than generate heat but this wasn't a select committee at its best.



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