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Jason Cotta

Big Interview: Costa MD Jason Cotta on consciously uncoupling from Whitbread Subscription

31 May 2018 | By James Halliwell

When asked his thoughts on Costa’s split from Whitbread, MD Jason Cotta is as cool as an iced latte

Nigel Railton

Nigel Railton big interview: playing the numbers game

29 May 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Camelot’s new CEO insists he didn’t hesitate when offered the permanent role in November 

Charlie Bigham

Charlie Bigham big interview: the kitchen challenger Subscription

16 May 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Charlie Bigham refutes many of the labels attached to his multimillion-pound brand..

Cranswick meat

Cranswick's Adam Couch and Jim Brisby: the big interview Subscription

05 May 2018 | By Kevin White

What do you do when you’re a self-confessed meat industry lifer and the sector you’ve grown up in is facing some of the most challenging disruption in decades?

Joshua Lincoln Majestic

Joshua Lincoln of Majestic Wine on turning the business around Subscription

23 Apr 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Sales at the wine business are growing in a turbulent UK wine market, and customer footfall is on the rise too

Leendert Van Hollander Big Interview one use

Big interview: Leendert den Hollander on plastic, positivity and the big bang Subscription

03 Apr 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Until its dramatic u-turn last year, Coca-Cola was demonised by campaign groups for its role in undermining solutions to plastic pollution

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Jimmy Doherty Unwrapped: how the TV farmer went from ‘four pigs to 40’

10 Mar 2018 | By Richard Pendleton

Making the leap from academic to first-time farmer to TV personality is not something Jimmy Doherty had planned

Doug Gurr Amazon web

No pain, no gain: Amazon UK boss Doug Gurr on connecting the supply chain Subscription

21 Feb 2018 | By Adam Leyland

With his penchant for ironmans and other feats of endurance, Doug Gurr is a glutton for punishment. But it’s the consumer’s pain he’s most focused on

James Watt

BrewDog CEO James Watt: “Sell out? I'd rather shoot myself” Subscription

07 Feb 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

BrewDog is no longer an upstart in beer, but it’s lost none of its bite

jonathan miller big interview

Jonathan Miller of McColl's on doing deals, scale, Nisa and Palmer & Harvey Subscription

01 Feb 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

CEO Jonathan Miller is determined the acquisitive McColl’s will remain a force for consolidation in convenience

Barry Williams big interview

Barry Williams, Poundland MD, on Toblerones and elves Subscription

11 Jan 2018 | By James Halliwell

Life at Poundland is never dull. In 2016 it was struggling, now sales are soaring

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Kraft Heinz European chief Rafael Oliveira Subscription

05 Jan 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

When Bono threatens to write a protest song about your company, it’s a fairly good indicator you might not be universally

Steve Francis Tulip CEO

Tulip CEO and turnaround specialist Steve Francis: a man on the move Subscription

08 Dec 2017 | By Kevin White

It took just 12 months for CEO Steve Francis to take Tulip from a business losing £1m per week, to one firmly back inthe black

Ben Pearman

The Big Interview: Ben Pearman of General Mills shares his beliefs and values Subscription

04 Dec 2017 | By Richard Pendleton

General Mills boss Ben Pearman believes it’s still possible for a multinational to operate – and grow – like a startup

Marcus Gover Wrap

Marcus Gover: the man who's got waste wrapped up

29 Sep 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Wrap’s CEO knows it takes a lot more than facts and figures to convince both business and shoppers to change

Mark Taylor Lactalis

The Big Interview: Mark Taylor of Lactalis McLelland Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

Mark Taylor sees opportunities in Brexit and a bigger share of the British market for the world’s largest cheesemaker

Iseult Ward

FoodCloud CEO Iseult Ward on how to redistribute a million meals per month

13 Sep 2017 | By Megan Tatum

FoodCloud’s Iseult Ward is on the path to redistribute a million meals per month

Heather Hancock

Big Interview: Heather Hancock, the new chair of the FSA Subscription

11 Sep 2017 | By Adam Leyland

As the new chair of the Food Standards Agency, Heather Hancock has ambitious and controversial plans for the regulator

Sean Ramsden

Sean Ramsden: The Big Interview Subscription

01 Sep 2017 | By Edward Churchfield

The CEO of Britain’s biggest food exporter is forthcoming on the opportunities of Brexit

Glenn Caton

The big interview: Glenn Caton of Mondelez on Brexit and cyber attacks Subscription

14 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Various pressures, from Brexit to a serious cyber attack, are hitting Mondelez from all angles

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