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Storck to launch Knoppers in UK

Germany-based confectioner August Storck is to launch wafer-based confectionery brand Knoppers in the UK, targeting parents and children at the start of the new school term next month.

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

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

Danone CEO Franck Riboud surprised this market this week with his decision to step down from the role after 18 years. Elsewhere, a report into the UK food supply chain was published, while KP Snacks announced it is mulling the closure of two of its UK plants.

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

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

Newly appointed Tesco CEO Philip Clarke's first outing as head of the world's third largest retailer garnered the most attention this week. He said that he plans to be more open, and in that spirit suggested its UK operations "can do better". Meanwhile, Nestle acquired a stake in Chinese food and drink manufacturer Yinlu. Here's the best of what was said this week:

UK: Storck to close Bendicks production facility

German confectioner Storck has confirmed plans to close its Bendicks mint chocolate plant in the UK. The company, which also owns brands including Werther's Originals, said today (18 April) that…