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It's a deal: food and drink sector M&As rose by 11% in the first quarter

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Food firm mergers and acquisitions rise 11%

By Michael Stones

Food and drink sector mergers and acquisitions (M&A) climbed by 11% in the first quarter of this year, with 51 deals completed, according to business consultancy Grant Thornton.

UK food manufacturers face much sharper competition in export markets

Government set to break down barriers to exports

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink manufacturers could look forward to more support from government to help them lift their exports, following the results of a new study commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Up for grabs. Bids are sought for New McCowans; maker of Highland toffee

Buyer wanted for Highland Toffee firm

By Dan Colombini

The search for a buyer for Highland Toffee firm, New McCowans is hotting up after administrators Grant Thornton confirmed they are in discussions with interested parties.

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