All articles by Andy Coyne

Just Food’s deputy editor, Andy is a journalist with 30 years’ experience, much of it in the business media. He has edited print and online titles in the UK covering general business, commercial property and international finance. Andy has also freelanced extensively for national and international magazines and newspapers in India, Hong Kong and the Middle East.

Andy Coyne

UK grocery inflation slowing down but stays in double figures

Food and non-alcoholic beverage inflation slowed to 13.6% in August.

Danone’s former Russia unit re-named H&N

The business was seized by the Kremlin in July.

Mars updates net-zero roadmap, sets new 2030 target

The company plans to invest $1bn over the next three years to drive climate action.

Danone draws up new supplier “partnerships” programme

The company said it wants to “seize consumer trends to unlock growth opportunities for both Danone and its partners”.

French grocer Carrefour claims branded suppliers not cutting prices

Carrefour’s CEO said discussions with branded suppliers so far have resulted in promotional campaigns rather than real price cuts.

US private-label outperforms brands amid volume declines

Store brands fared better than CPG manufacturers’ brands in both dollar sales and unit sales.

Competition watchdog calls for opening up of Canada grocery market

The dominant players have been accused of keeping prices artificially high.

Welsh government to restrict unhealthy food offers

Food offers linked to products with a high fat, sugar or salt content (HFSS) are to be curtailed.

UK food and beverage production costs finally in decline, study says

Falling energy prices and cheaper shipping costs contributed to the improved outlook.

Norway to ban unhealthy food adverts aimed at kids

The ban will come into force next year when similar restrictions on energy drinks will be introduced.