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3rd August, 2013
Patrick Coveney: Greencore chief executive. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Greencore's US bonanza

Greencore's timing couldn't have been better. Just as British revenues for the convenience food company are suffering in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, its US business is taking off.

Last year, chief executive Patrick Coveney sealed deals to acquire two seemingly small regional food businesses - Schau and Marketfare, suppliers to Starbucks and 7-Eleven,, the convenience store chain.

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