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Russia's embargo on western food products

Russian authorities “burn western food”

Russian authorities are seizing and destroying food manufactured in Western countries in a crackdown to support the government's trade sanctions. Moscow banned the import of food products from the EU,…

Valio cutting costs, mulling 320 job cuts

Valio, the Finnish dairy group, has begun negotiations with around 2,900 employees with the expectation that 320 positions will be eliminated from its operations division and head office. The company,…

Valio FY sales tumble as Russia ban bites

Finland-based dairy group Valio has reported a 4% fall in annual sales, a sign of how the business was affected by Russia's embargo on EU dairy products. Valio posted net sales…

Italy warns of EUR200m hit from Russia ban

The cost to Italy's food and agricultural sector of Russia's restrictions on EU imports could be EUR200m (US$253.9m), Italian producers have warned. Italy's food producer association Coldiretti said Italian food…