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.
12 February 2013
Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked an increase in sales and profits in its third quarter.
8 January 2013
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has appointed Vinod Menon to the role of CFO as part of a management shuffle.
6 November 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has recorded an increase in first-half earnings.
17 September 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has launched yoghurt and cheese lines.
6 August 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked an increase in first-quarter profits.
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.
20 June 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries is investigating ten employees for violating its code of conduct.
29 May 2012
Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked higher annual profits as it controlled costs and saw NPD improve sales.
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.
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.
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.
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.
8 August 2011
Indian food manufacturer Britannia Industries has recorded a jump in profits in the first quarter of its financial year.
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.
19 July 2011
Indian biscuit maker Britannia Industries has launched a product designed to appeal to health-conscious female consumers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
18 March 2011
Kraft Foods' recent move to launch its Oreo biscuit brand into India has drawn attention to what is a growing sector in the country. India's biscuit market is attracting growing multinational interest but powerful domestic players already dominate the market and the jury is out over whether foreign companies can easily grab market share. Mini Pant Zachariah reports for just-food from Mumbai.