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Grab a slice of the Greencore action

Investors wait to see if sandwich giant will be as successful in the US as it has been in Britain

2nd July, 2017
Patrick Coveney, Greencore chief executive Pic: Maura Hickey

It doesn’t sound like the most compelling of propositions – invest in a sandwich maker supplying the highly competitive British supermarket chains. And, admittedly, I have been a little ambivalent about Greencore for some time, even though its management is highly strategic and it has been relentlessly ambitious in the Britain where it is now a leader in the food-to-go segment.

But from its modest origins 26 years ago as the privatised, previously...

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