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Food industry news of the week: United Biscuits, Dairy Crest

Food industry news of the week: United Biscuits, Dairy Crest

United Biscuits is set for a new owner - Turkey's Yildiz Holding. The UK-based snacks maker announced this week brands including McVitie's and BN would join Godiva chocolate in the Yildiz portfolio. The M&A spotlight was firmly on the UK last week, with German giant Müller striking a deal to buy Dairy Crest's liquid milk assets - competition approval pending.

AUDIO: Adams Foods CEO Toal talks innovation

AUDIO: Adams Foods CEO Toal talks innovation

Adams Foods, the UK arm of The Irish Dairy Board, has seen sales jump around 40% in the last three years. The company's recent deal to market cheese for UK dairy co-op First Milk has helped drive that gain - but it has enjoyed organic growth, too. In an excerpt from an interview with just-food, hear Adams Foods CEO Ian Toal discuss the importance of innovation to the business.

IRELAND: Profits up at The Irish Dairy Board

Higher sales from consumer foods and from ingredients have helped annual profits increase at The Irish Dairy Board. The co-operative, which counts Kerrygold butter and Pilgrims Choice among its brands,…