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Earnings, sales rise at Britannia INDIA: Britannia 9M sales, earnings rise

17 February 2014

Britannia Industries has booked a jump in sales and earnings during the first nine months of its financial year.

INDIA: Price war worries as Parle cuts biscuit prices

9 January 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.

INDIA: Britannia silent over MD exit talk

7 January 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.

INDIA: Britannia plans another baked goods plant

18 December 2013

Indian food major Britannia Industries is set to build another baked goods facility in the country.

INDIA: Britannia H1 sales, earnings soar

12 November 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its sales and earnings climb in the first six months of its financial year.

India briefing: Foreign, domestic FMCG firms fight for share

31 October 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.

INDIA: Britannia to build Gujarat biscuit facility

13 August 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has confirmed plans to build a new biscuit facility in Gujarat in the west of the country.

INDIA: Britannia Q1 earnings climb

12 August 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its earnings climb in its first quarter, boosted by an increase in sales.

INDIA: Britannia MD Bali gets new role in international drive

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.

INDIA: Britannia profit surges as sales gain

24 May 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked higher net profit for fiscal 2012/13, boosted by higher sales.

Best bits: Danone steps up investment in future growth

20 May 2013

In recent months, Danone has come under scrutiny for the performance of its fresh dairy operations in Europe. However, in spite of - or perhaps because of - the work needed to turn that business around, the French food giant appears to be stepping up expansion in faster-growing markets and categories.

INDIA: Britannia Q3 profit rises

12 February 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked an increase in sales and profits in its third quarter.

INDIA: Britannia Industries appoints Menon as CFO

8 January 2013

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has appointed Vinod Menon to the role of CFO as part of a management shuffle.

INDIA: Britannia Industries H1 profits climb

6 November 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has recorded an increase in first-half earnings.

INDIA: Britannia Industries rolls out yoghurt and cheese lines

17 September 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has launched yoghurt and cheese lines.

INDIA: Britannia Industries Q1 profits climb

6 August 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked an increase in first-quarter profits.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

25 June 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.

INDIA: Britannia probes staff over alleged misconduct

20 June 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries is investigating ten employees for violating its code of conduct.

INDIA: Britannia Industries FY profits jump

29 May 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked higher annual profits as it controlled costs and saw NPD improve sales.

INDIA: India's dairy sector wants export ban lifted

5 April 2012

India's US$70bn dairy sector has asked the country's government to lift the ban on export of milk and milk products, telling just-food domestic supplies are sufficiently healthy for international trading.

UK: FMCG veteran Puri takes Tate & Lyle research role

23 February 2012

Ajai Puri, a former executive with baby food group Numico and The Coca-Cola Co., has joined Tate & Lyle's board of directors.

INDIA: Britannia profits leap 45% on margins, sales

13 February 2012

Britannia Industries booked a 45% jump in quarterly profits, as the Indian biscuit and dairy group reaped the benefits of higher sales and improved margins.

INDIA: Britannia books higher H1 sales, profit

14 November 2011

Indian food group Britannia Industries has reported a jump in half-year profits on the back of improved efficiency and higher sales.

INDIA: Britannia Industries profits jump in Q1

8 August 2011

Indian food manufacturer Britannia Industries has recorded a jump in profits in the first quarter of its financial year.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

22 July 2011

The weak consumer climate was brought into sharp relief in the UK this week when data showed the steepest drop in food sales volumes for over 20 years. On the other side of the Irish Sea, retailer Superquinn moved into receivership and local rival Musgrave was lined up as a buyer, although the deal has met opposition. And, in the US, PepsiCo became the first of the major food makers to issue second-quarter results - with a promise to raise prices to offset commodity pressure. Click on the headlines for more.

INDIA: Britannia launches biscuit for health-conscious women

19 July 2011

Indian biscuit maker Britannia Industries has launched a product designed to appeal to health-conscious female consumers.

INDIA: Britannia to build plant, R&D centre in Bangalore

18 July 2011

Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed to just-food that it will set up a bakery and an R&D centre on the outskirts of Bangalore.

BRICs and beyond: Fonterra looking to milk Brazilian dairy market

27 May 2011

With recent investment in China - and a possible venture in India in the pipeline - Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy giant, is no stranger to the BRIC markets.

Focus: India - healthy market with bright future

21 April 2011

Demand for healthier food is a mainstay of the industry landscape in markets like the UK but it is increasingly gaining traction in emerging markets. Euromonitor International's Mickael Dominguez analyses the growth of the health and wellness category in India.

Best bits: The BRIC markets are still emerging

21 March 2011

just-food's BRICs and beyond column aims to highlight the risks - and rewards - of operating in the world's emerging markets. The interest in markets like Brazil and Russia remains intense and, due to the demographic, geographic and economic differences between the four countries - as well as their potential for growth - the clamour for information on what makes each market tick grows by the day.

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