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Chobani, the US-based Greek yoghurt producer, has been one of the success stories of the US packaged food market, leading the boom in its category. The company has spread its wings internationally (not with complete success) and is looking to grow further, which could be vital with the US Greek yoghurt category showing signs of slowing. In the second part of a two-part interview, Dean Best spoke to Peter Meek, the MD of Chobani's Australian arm, about the company's moves in south-east Asia.
Our latest management briefing went live this week, focusing on India's dairy sector and the promise - and pitfalls - of operating in a fast-growing but developing market. We interview the head of Chobani's business in Australia to find out about the US yoghurt group's performance in there and in south-east Asia. And we analysed FrieslandCampina's European operations after two significant announcements this week.
This week, PepsiCo and Mondelez International announced the launch of new facilities in the Middle East. Elsewhere, Nestle formed a new business unit in a bid to leverage its scale. just-food's Dean Best interviewed Chobani Australia MD Peter Meek who said the yoghurt firm's ambitions in the country and in south-east Asia. We also shone the spotlight on the Indian dairy sector in our monthly management briefing. Here is the week in quotes.
Chobani, the US-based yoghurt group, expects to enter another market in south-east Asia by the end of the year.
Chobani has added to its Gippsland Dairy yoghurt range in Australia with the launch of an organic line.
Yoghurt group Chobani has been censured for a US advert that compared the ingredients used in its products with rival lines.
Chobani has led the boom in US demand for Greek yoghurt in recent years but its success has attracted rivals - including those with deep pockets - to the category. One, General Mills, has targeted Chobani in taste test ads for its Yoplait brand. Chobani has brushed off the move.
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