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2016 preview - the outlook for the BRICs, part two

In the second of a two-part feature, Hannah Abdulla looks at two more members of the BRIC quartet and explores what India and China hold in...

Emerging markets online: India's food retail scene

Complex infrastructure and limited access to the internet are just two of the challenges in growing the online grocery channel in India. But...


Hannah Abdulla | 3 Jan 2016

In the second of a two-part feature, Hannah Abdulla looks at two more members of the BRIC quartet and explores what India and China hold in store for the packaged food industry over 2016.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.

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Dean Best | 10 Feb 2016

Britannia Industries, the Indian food group, has reported a 10% rise in its third-quarter sales amid what the company called "sluggish" demand in its domestic market.


Dean Best | 27 Nov 2015

The US food sector saw another major takeover this week with Pinnacle Foods agreeing to pay US$975m for free-from group Boulder Brands. The country could soon see another, with Thai Union Group saying there are "serious" buyers lined up for Chicken of the Sea - a business it is willing to sell to secure another US asset, Bumble Bee Foods. And, ahead of the climate change talks in Paris next week, Unilever announced plans for its operations to be "carbon positive" in 15 years.


Jagdish Kumar | 24 Nov 2015

Britannia Industries, the Indian food group, is setting up a new research and development centre to fuel moves into new categories.


Jagdish Kumar | 10 Sep 2015

Indian food group Britannia Industries is to set up a bakery and dairy products plant in Andhra Pradesh.


Dean Best | 10 Aug 2015

India-based biscuit-to-dairy group Britannia Industries has reported higher first-quarter sales and earnings, driven by moves to make its products more affordable but also improvements in operating efficiency.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Dean Best | 3 Feb 2015

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked a jump in earnings for the first nine months of its financial year.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Dean Best | 14 Nov 2014

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked higher half-year sales and earnings.


Dean Best | 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.


Dean Best | 14 Aug 2014

Indian food group Britannia Industries has started its financial year with a quarter of higher sales and earnings.


Katy Askew | 18 Jul 2014

Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed strike action by contract labour has hit production at a factory in Delhi.


Katy Askew | 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.


Katy Askew | 17 Feb 2014

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


Raghavendra Verma | 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.


Hannah Abdulla | 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.


Raghavendra Verma | 18 Dec 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 12 Nov 2013

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


Michelle Russell | 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.


Michelle Russell | 12 Aug 2013

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


Dean Best | 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.


Katy Askew | 24 May 2013

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


Katy Askew | 12 Feb 2013

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

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