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

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

Wal-Mart, as it often does, this week shook up the US grocery sector with its plans to make a swathe of its private-label products healthier. Elsewhere, speculation of changes within the food-ingredients space continued with Cargill named as a potential bidder for Tate & Lyle. And, a year since Kraft Foods succeeded in getting Cadbury's board to back its plans to buy the UK confectioner, the US group faced rumours that management at Green & Black's wanted to buy the organic chocolate business.

UK: Ex-Tate & Lyle chief joins Defra board

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has appointed ex-Tate & Lyle chief executive Iain Ferguson as lead non-executive director. Ferguson, who was chief executive of Tate…