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Greencore has an appetite for vegan food in British market, says Coveney

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

3rd February, 2019
Patrick Coveney, chief executive of Greencore, speaking at the firm’s agm Picture: Bryan Meade

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney has said the company is cashing in on demand for vegan food in Britain.

The Irish company, which supplies all the major supermarket chains with sandwiches, salads and ready-to-go food, said it had rolled out new vegan ranges in the last number of weeks.

“We’re doing a ton of vegan food,” Coveney said last week. “We’re doing 120 new vegan products that we’ve launched in the last six weeks. It’s...

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