Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney said  the company had received an unsolicited bid for its US business.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shareholders in Irish-based food group Greencore have approved the company’s plan to sell-off its US business to Hearthside Foods for $1.075 billion ((...)

Patrick Coveney at the  Greencore Group agm. Analysts largely believe he’s done the right thing by shareholders. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney reached for superlatives as he unveiled a $747 million (€652.3 million) deal in November 2016 that, he hoped(...)