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Kevin Jacobs

Articles by Kevin Jacobs

INDIA: Nestle in dairy trademark row with Amul brand owner 9 December 2011

Nestle has been accused of infringing a trademark owned by Indian dairy giant Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, the marker of the Amul brand.


INDIA/US: Amul co-op GCMMF hints at US production 4 July 2011

India's Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), marketers of the Amul brand of dairy products, has hinted that it plans to set up production in the US.


Tata beverages is planning to begin offering food productsINDIA: Tata Global Beverages to begin offering food 24 August 2010

Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGB), the joint venture between Pepsico India and Tata Tea, plans to enter into the global food industry with a range of healthy food products.


India: Amul records 19.3% annual growth 20 August 2010

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), marketers of the ‘Amul' & ‘Sagar' brands, announced a 19.3% increase in turnover at its 36th Annual General Meeting.


INDIA: Bharti, Del Monte JV plans expansion drive 27 July 2010

Fieldfresh Foods, the Indian venture between Bharti Enterprises and Del Monte Pacific, is investing INR2bn in an aggressive expansion drive.


INDIA: Nestle to invest in noodle production 22 June 2010

Nestle, the world's largest food maker, is looking to invest in noodle production in India.


INDIA: Britannia plans Gulf expansion 29 June 2009

Indian Biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries Limited has announced an expansion drive in the Gulf region, in partnership with Strategic Food International Company (SFIC), in which it holds a 70% stake.


INDIA: Government urged to give food industry tax break 12 June 2009

India’s food processing minister has approached the ministry of finance with a proposal to offer the food industry an eight-year tax holiday and to keep VAT below 4% for perishable and non-perishable processed foods products.


INDIA: GSKCH expands Horlicks brand into food 12 June 2009

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH ) launched their second Horlicks food product yesterday (11 June) with the introduction of Junior Horlicks Biscuits.


INDIA: Wal-Mart's first Indian store set to open 29 May 2009

The long-awaited opening of Wal-Mart’s first store in India will take place tomorrow (30 May) in Amritsar, Punjab.


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