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Quote, unquote: just-food’s week in words

Quote, unquote: just-food’s week in words

This week, Emmi flogged its Italian Trentilatte yoghurt business, while Kellogg sold the Loma Linda brand to Atlantic Natural Foods. Elsewhere, UK baker Finsbury Food Group moved to buy local peer Fletchers Group, while US private-equity firm BBX Capital made its second confectionery acquisition in a week. At the annual IGD Convention in London, UK retail veteran Andrew Higginson caused a stir by hitting out at the country's grocers.

The just-food interview part two: Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby

The just-food interview part two: Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby

Premier Foods has strengthened its financial position and is building profitability through a focus on cost reduction. However, the UK company is finding the going tougher as it looks to accelerate its sales growth. Chief executive Gavin Darby spoke to just-food about how Premier is adapting to the changing landscape in UK grocery retail.

UK: Discounter Poundland “begins IPO process”

UK-based discount retailer Poundland is understood to have started the process to float on the stock exchange early next year. According to The Daily Telegraph, private-equity owner Warburg Pincus is…

UK: Poundland set for fresh European push

UK-based discount retailer Poundland has said it is finalising plans to take its Dealz banner, launched in Ireland in 2011, into more markets in Europe. Poundland is "in the final…

UK: Retailer Poundland silent over sale reports

UK discount retailer Poundland has declined to comment on reports the group is the subject of a potential sale by owner Warburg Pincus. The US venture capital firm is understood…