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Editor’s choice: the highlights on just-food this week

Editor’s choice: the highlights on just-food this week

Yet more signs of how challenging trading conditions are emerged this week, with UK retailer The Co-operative Group's gloomy prognosis over the country's retail sector and Heinz, which has enjoyed recent growth in the UK, admitting the environment was tough in the US and, notably in Australia. Elsewhere, we took a look at the impact of inflation in China, the prospects for Glanbia and started our monthly column from SymphonyIRI.

US: Brynwood Partners buys Pearson Candy Co.

US private-equity fund Brynwood Partners has bought Minnesota-based confectioner Pearson Candy Co. Brynwood, which already owns energy bar firm Balance Bar Co. and has a stake in DeMet's Candy Co.,…