Food Processing

Patrick Coveney, ceo Greencore, had something to smile about following the publicaton of the firm's latest results

Greencore results: the analysts’ verdict

By Mike Stones

Half-year results from convenience food manufacturer Greencore published this week (May 22) have attracted a warm reception from city analysts.

The firm is looking to expand in the US

Greencore faces US challenge with Marketfare deal

By Dan Colombini

Anglo-Irish chilled foods manufacturer Greencore faces a tough challenge in the US convenience foods market, according to city analysts, after the firm announced the purchase of Arizona-based food-to-go firm Marketfare yesterday (April 17).

On show at Anuga was further evidence of food industry globalisation

Food industry globalisation on show at Anuga 2011

By Lorraine Mullaney

Further globalisation of the food industry was in evidence at the world’s biggest food and drink trade fair “Anuga 2011” with 86% of the exhibitors coming from outside Germany.

Responsibility Deal: signatories have pledged to meet the FSA's 2012 salt targets

Salt campaign group welcomes responsibility deal

By Rick Pendrous

Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH), a leading UK health group which campaigns for reduced levels of salt in processed foods has welcomed the targets announced in the Public Health Responsibility Deal for food, published by health secretary Andrew...

Boparan: Sitting pretty in bid for Northern

Greencore calls time on Northern romance

By Ben Bouckley

Greencore said this morning that it does not intend to make a revised offer for Northern Foods to rival Ranjit Boparan’s 73p/share offer, which means the Midlands businessman is one step closer to tying the knot with Northern shareholders by March 16th.

Industry first as knowledge goes under the hammer

Industry first as knowledge goes under the hammer

By Rick Pendrous


Food companies wanting to benefit from the latest academic food packaging research will have the opportunity to do so at the first knowledge auction of its kind, scheduled to take place at the Interpack show in Düsseldorf, Germany on May 17 next year.


Back to the future

Back to the future

By Rod Addy

Bright prospects for the food industry lie as much in existing as in new technologies, says Rod Addy

News In Brief

News In Brief

Firms in dangerIndustry analyst Plimsoll has released its latest report into the UK food manufacturing market, which rates 295 of the UK's leading...

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