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Gove wins UK exporter praise but Brexit looms

For all the qualified optimism about the UK government's renewed pledges to work "in partnership" with the country's food industry to grow t...

just-food Confidence Survey – Trump and Brexit

The second part of just-food's 2018 Confidence Survey asked our readers for their thoughts about Trump and Brexit - and how they saw these g...

just-food Confidence Survey - sales, profits

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we asked a series of questions about how you plan to co...

The nine foodservice trends to follow in 2018

The foodservice channel continues to show growth, even in more mature markets, presenting an opportunity for food manufacturers to capture....

Latest Interviews

Irish meats firm Clonakilty invests under shadow of Brexit - interview 12 Dec 2017

Simon Harvey

Irish savoury meat company Clonakilty has returned to its home-town roots following a EUR7m (US$8.2m) investment in a new, self-contained site. However, the move comes with Brexit hanging over Ireland’s exporters. Simon Harvey catches up with CEO Colette Twomey.


Bonduelle "ready for more M&A" - interview with CFO Gregory Sanson 4 Oct 2017

Dean Best

France-based international vegetable supplier Bonduelle this week reported its annual financial results, a year of rising sales and earnings and in which it struck a major acquisition - that of US produce group Ready Pac Foods. Dean Best spoke to Bonduelle CFO Grégory Sanson about the numbers, the company's outlook for the 2017/18 financial year and why it is ready for more M&A.

Latest News

UK food industry body says time running out for Brexit trade deal 14 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Food industry representatives at a UK parliamentary committee meeting today (13 December) stressed that firm and specific details of a Brexit transition agreement would be keenly welcomed to give businesses sufficient time to prepare for an eventual exit.


French co-ops Triskalia, D'Aucy join forces in bid for EUR5bn turnover 12 Dec 17

Stuart Todd

French food cooperatives Triskalia and D'Aucy have announced plans to join forces with the aim of increasing their combined turnover from EUR3.1bn (US$3.63bn) to EUR5bn by 2025.


Limoneira appoints Mark Palamountain as CFO 12 Dec 17

Andy Coyne

California-based citrus fruits and avocado producer Limoneira has announced Mark Palamountain will be its new chief financial officer, treasurer and corporate secretary.


Arla sets out Endrup Dairy plans 11 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Arla Foods plans to run Denmark's Endrup Dairy as a cheese maturing and packing centre after acquiring the bankrupt company in September.


French dairy co-operative Sodiaal unveils strategic plan 8 Dec 17

Stuart Todd

Sodiaal has unveiled a strategic plan in which the France-based dairy cooperative aims to boost profitability and rank among the top five European groups by 2025.


Canada secures multi-million dollar meat export deal with China 8 Dec 17

Simon Harvey

Canada has secured an agreement with China to ramp up meat exports in a deal potentially worth as much as CAD225m (US$175m).

Latest blogs

Ethical Trading Initiative's suspension of Fyffes rumbles on 11 Dec 17

Dean Best

Fyffes' suspension from The Ethical Trading Initiative, sparked over disquiet about conditions for the produce giant's workers in Honduras, continues after the UK-based organisation said the fruit and vegetable supplier had not done enough to assuage the concerns.


How are you feeling about 2018? 16 Oct 17

Dean Best

The food industry is going through a period of change not seen for generations - and we'd like to know how you plan to continue trying to navigate this state of flux next year.

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