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What faces Tesco's new CEO - and suppliers?

Dave Lewis, the man at the top of the UK's largest supermarket chain Tesco, picked an opportune moment to step down as CEO. Simon Harvey loo...

How overseas food SMEs can crack the US

The opportunities for food SMEs presented by the US market are many - but so are the challenges. Speaking to companies and consultants, we s...

Why Ebro and Hain struck deal over Tilda

Five years after losing out on buying Tilda to Hain Celestial, Spain-based Ebro Foods has acquired the UK rice business. Dean Best explores...

New guard at Premier but same battles to win

Premier Foods removed some uncertainty last week after installing a new chairman and permanent CEO. Simon Harvey looks at the road ahea...

Latest Interviews

Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on M&A in the UK, sustainability and the rise of the market for alternatives to meat – the just-food interview, part 2 8 Oct 2019

Dean Best

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 Brexit.

"There are a lot of areas we haven't tapped into" - Clarence Mak on why Mars has set up Seeds of Change accelerator 11 Apr 2019

Dean Best

Mars has joined the ranks of Big Food companies using accelerators to help their innovation and tap into emerging trends. Dean Best discussed the move with Mars exec Clarence Mak.

Latest News

Nestle forms new strategy unit 22 Oct 19

Dean Best

Nestlé is to start the new year with a unit looking at the world's largest food maker's "group strategy and business development".

Goya Foods not for sale, says CEO 22 Oct 19

Dean Best

The chief executive of Goya Foods has spoken out on the US media report claiming the supplier of Hispanic foods is in talks to sell a majority stake to private-equity firm Carlyle.

UK foodservice supplier Pasta King bought by former Tayto boss 22 Oct 19

Andy Coyne

UK foodservice supplier Pasta King has been bought by two local businessmen, one of whom was CEO of a snacks business.

Goya Foods 'in talks to sell majority stake to PE giant Carlyle' 21 Oct 19

Dean Best

Goya Foods, the US-based supplier of Hispanic foods, is reportedly in discussions to sell a majority stake to a private-equity firm.

Dangote Flour Mills investors give green light to bid from Olam International 17 Oct 19

Dean Best

The shareholders of Nigeria-based flour and pasta supplier Dangote Flour Mills have given their backing to a takeover bid from one of the world's largest agri-food businesses.

EU agri-food chain welcomes new Brexit agreement 17 Oct 19

Dean Best

EU farming and food-manufacturing representatives have given their support to the new Brexit agreement struck between the bloc's representatives and the UK.

Latest blogs

What's driving pre-Brexit stockpiling? 13 Mar 19

Dean Best

A significant chunk of UK consumers are either starting - or planning - to stockpile ahead of the country's departure from the EU.

Asda boss reacts to UK watchdog's stance on Sainsbury's deal 21 Feb 19

Dean Best

Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe took to the airwaves within minutes of the CMA's provisional findings being announced and, today (21 February), his partner on the proposed merger at Asda gave his verdict.

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