Complex infrastructure and limited access to the internet are just two of the challenges in growing the online grocery channel in India. But...
The internet and the rapid development of multichannel has had a monumental impact on the FMCG sector, necessitating a seismic shift in the...
| 21 Jan 2015
Complex infrastructure and limited access to the internet are just two of the challenges in growing the online grocery channel in India. But manufacturers in every sector and online retailers are eyeing the opportunity as the country's economy grows and incomes rise. Hannah Abdulla looks at how the FMCG industry can win online.
| 2 Jan 2015
The internet and the rapid development of multichannel has had a monumental impact on the FMCG sector, necessitating a seismic shift in the way food makers do business. With multichannel playing to consumer demand for convenience, this trend seems set to accelerate in 2015. The food industry could have a challenging year ahead as it struggles to keep pace with the rate of change. Hannah Abdulla explores.
| 30 Sep 2014
India is the world's largest producer of raw milk. The market, however, is greatly fragmented with farmers and local dairy co-operatives controlling much of the sector, leaving little room for anyone else. But as incomes improve and the Indian consumer demands more options and quality assurance, opportunities for innovative players willing to experiment are surfacing. Hannah Abdulla explores.
| 31 Oct 2013
India presents significant potential to overseas FMCG firms - and some, like PepsiCo, Cadbury and United Biscuits have built big businesses in the market. However, India has its own domestic titans while there are smaller firms that can compete by offering products that are different to bigger foreign brands. Raghavendra Verma reports from New Delhi.
| 29 Jun 2015
Australian baked good firm, The Cake Syndicate, has said it is seeking an investor to fund capital expansion and growth into Asia.
| 3 Feb 2015
Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked a jump in earnings for the first nine months of its financial year.
| 5 Dec 2014
This week, Nestle lost a trademark infringement case in Singapore over its Kit Kat product. Arla Foods pulled out of the race to acquire Arab Dairy and Unilever decided to separate its ailing spreads business into a stand-alone unit. India hit the headlines frequently, with Britannia Industries "pioneering" the online exclusive launch of its new biscuit product before it hits traditional stores, and with Fererro re-thinking its plans for its business in the country.
| 4 Dec 2014
India's Britannia Industries has said its pilot e-launch of a biscuit product is an important learning opportunity for the FMCG industry at large.
| 14 Nov 2014
Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked higher half-year sales and earnings.
| 3 Sep 2014
Franck Riboud is to step down as CEO of Danone after 18 years at the helm of the French food giant. just-food takes a look at the highs and lows of Riboud's tenure.
| 14 Aug 2014
Indian food group Britannia Industries has started its financial year with a quarter of higher sales and earnings.
| 18 Jul 2014
Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed strike action by contract labour has hit production at a factory in Delhi.
| 30 May 2014
Britannia Industries, the Indian biscuits-to-dairy giant, has booked a jump in full-year earnings as stronger operating margins and higher sales boosted the bottom line.
| 17 Feb 2014
Britannia Industries has booked a jump in sales and earnings during the first nine months of its financial year.
| 9 Jan 2014
Indian bakery manufacturer Parle Products has effectively reduced prices of biscuit brands including Parle-G in a move that could trigger a price war with rivals including Britannia Industries.
| 7 Jan 2014
Indian food group Britannia Industries has refused to be drawn on a report MD Vinita Bali is set to leave the company in March.
| 18 Dec 2013
Indian food major Britannia Industries is set to build another baked goods facility in the country.
| 12 Nov 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its sales and earnings climb in the first six months of its financial year.
| 13 Aug 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries has confirmed plans to build a new biscuit facility in Gujarat in the west of the country.
| 12 Aug 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its earnings climb in its first quarter, boosted by an increase in sales.
| 30 May 2013
Indian bakery and dairy group Britannia Industries is preparing for an "aggressive" international push - and has handed MD Vinita Bali the task of driving its expansion overseas.
| 24 May 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked higher net profit for fiscal 2012/13, boosted by higher sales.
| 12 Feb 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked an increase in sales and profits in its third quarter.
| 8 Jan 2013
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has appointed Vinod Menon to the role of CFO as part of a management shuffle.
| 6 Nov 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has recorded an increase in first-half earnings.
| 17 Sep 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has launched yoghurt and cheese lines.
| 6 Aug 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked an increase in first-quarter profits.
| 25 Jun 2012
New Carrefour CEO Georges Plassat took to the stage this week at the firm's AGM, where he informed attendees of the tough task ahead to revive the ailing group.
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