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Flying tonight Comfort and convenience are key to competitive advantages to British Airways. The logistics of providing them are the responsibility of Peter Hough Premium class passengers flying across the Atlantic on British Airways on the ‘red-eye’ or overnight, have a duvet, a fulllength bed, large pillow and a mattress

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Flavour of the month Hagesüd Bosse believes in establishing relationships with its suppliers that are based on trust and sound product knowledge Formed as a part of a joint venture in 1991, Hagesüd Bosse UK Ltd today offers food manufacturing companies high quality raw materials in order to enable them

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Net profit Pickenpack – Hussmann & Hahn Seafood (PHHS) is a specialist in the production of deep-frozen fish Over the last 100 years PHHS has been developing a reputation and establishing itself in the deep-frozen fish sector. Founded in 1906 as Pickenpack, this year the company is celebrating its centenary,

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Cafe culture McDonald’s Germany is modernising its restaurants in line with changing customer expectation The last time Food Chain featured McDonald’s Germany, the company had been testing out a new concept for the German market called McCafé. This represented a shop-in-shop concept where a coffee shop is integrated into a

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Acquiring success Fast growing Q-Bakeries Belgium, a leading player in the domestic bread and patisseries industry, looks forward to future growth Born out of the success of a family bakery, Q-Bakeries Belgium is part of Aveve Group, the 105-year-old purchasing and marketing company of the Boerenbond, based at Leuven, Belgium.

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Rising to the challenge Din Baker has recently won a major contract, which will give it increased purchasing power Din Baker AS, a name associated with freshness, is Norway’s only nationwide chain of high profile bakeries and confectioners delivering premium bakery products for over 2000 grocery stores. The company’s customer

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Success wrapped up How Discovery Foods is helping UK consumers embrace the sandwich wrap revolution – and other food tales from around the world Discovery Foods – the brand behind the exciting range of authentic tortillas, sauces and seasonings from Mexico and beyond – is helping pioneer the UK wrap

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Retail therapy Working closely with a number of business partners, Kesko is a leading provider of services in the trading industry Formed in 1940 with the merger of four regional wholesaling companies, Kesko is a provider of trading sector services to Finland and the Baltic Sea region. Split into seven

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All in the name Lamb Weston/Meijer has recently experienced a major acquisition, as Marcel Huijsmans reveals The year 1985 brought about the formation of Meijer Frozen Foods by Mr C Meijer, who had been involved in the potato business since 1920. Lamb Weston Inc., an independent operating company of ConAgra

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Spreading its wings After a few turbulent years, MFD is looking forward to capitalising on growth potential Within the last 50 years, Manor Farm Ducklings (MFD Foods Limited) has grown from a small family run business to the second largest duck producer in the UK. Although the company has seen

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