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Food industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 total $5.64bn globally

Food industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 total $5.64bn globally

Total food industry M&A (mergers & acquisitions) deals in Q3 2019, including that of Pilgrim's Pride and Tulip were worth $5.64bn  globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 95.1% over the previous quarter and a drop of...

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Avara Foods invests heavily in Hereford site

Avara Foods invests heavily in Hereford site

Avara Foods has committed to Hereford for the long term, with significant investment in its site, manufacturing capabilities and colleagues. As part of a company-wide investment programme, its local operations are seeing improvements in factory technology, facilities...

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Devon dinner celebrates West Country beef & lamb

Devon dinner celebrates West Country beef & lamb

Top chefs, food journalists and producers recently came together to celebrate West Country PGI beef and lamb at a Winter Gastronomy evening. The dinner took place at the Beachside Grill Restaurant, part of Saunton Sands hotel, in Devon. The menu was designed by head...

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Peter Haden to step down at Greencore plc

Peter Haden to step down at Greencore plc

The Board of Greencore Group plc has announced that Peter Haden will step down as an executive director of Greencore Group plc on December 31st, 2019 and will leave the Group on April 12th, 2020. The decision follows the Group’s exit from the US market last year, the...

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Order your tickets for the FMT Food Industry Awards

Don’t miss this fantastic social and networking event for the food processing industry, hosted by Michel Roux Jr. Click here to secure your tickets.

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Brexit insight

Proposed Brexit deal agreed

A Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiating teams before the much anticipated meeting of European leaders in Brussels. A tweet from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: ‘We've got a great new deal that takes back control.’ The two sides have been...

Industry responds to government tariff review

The recent government tariff review has met with a negative response from many parts of the food and farming sectors. NFU President Minette Batters said the government has severely undermined the British farming industry by confirming it will remove the tariff...

UK’s biggest 150 food producers suffer falling profits

An increasingly uncertain economic landscape and the looming threat of Brexit is continuing to take its toll on the food and drink industry. The UK’s biggest 150 food and drink supplier profit margins fell for a second consecutive year to 5.8% in 2018 from 6.2% in...

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