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BRICs and beyond: Indonesia's growing dairy sector

Drinking milk consumption in Indonesia lags neighbouring countries in Asia. However, demographic drivers and growing consumer awareness arou...

BRICs and beyond: Lactalis enters India

Put next to China, there has been far less investment in India's dairy sector, which is not as developed as in its BRIC counterpart. However...

In the spotlight: China's infant formula probe

International infant formula manufacturers are adjusting their business practices in China having been found guilty of price fixing. Multina...

Focus: Uncertain fallout from China formula probe

Chinese regulators have launched an anti-trust investigation into the infant formula sector in the country and under pressure from the autho...

Latest Interviews

Middle East: Arla eyes growth in competitive dairy 2 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

After Arla Foods booked a jump in sales last year - pointing to the performance of its "growth markets" outside the EU - the dairy giant has rolled out plans to further expand its operations outside Europe. just-­food's Hannah Abdulla caught up Rasmus Malmbak Kjeldsen, director of operations for Arla's business in the Middle East and Africa to find out what the company has planned for the region.

just-food interview part two: FrieslandCampina CFO 17 Mar 2014

Hannah Abdulla

FrieslandCampina had something of a challenging year in 2013. During the period, the group's European business proved a sticking point as a goodwill adjustment associated with economic turbulence in the region hit the bottom line. However, strip out one-time charges and CFO Kees Gielen insists the firm is on the right track. Speaking to Hannah Abdulla in part-two of the just-food interview, Gielen highlighted the underlying strength of the business.

Latest News

FrieslandCampina appoints new CFO 10 Jul 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Dutch dairy group FrieslandCampina has appointed former Heinz executive Hein Schumacher as CFO.

Dutch dairy industry to boost exports to China 20 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Dutch dairy firms are looking to "double turnover exports to China" in the near future according to chairman of the Dutch Dairy Association and CEO of Royal FrieslandCampina Cees 't Hart.

Beijing issues list of approved dairy importers 4 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Chinese regulators have published lists of the "first batch" of international manufacturers registered to import infant formula and other dairy products into the country.

FrieslandCampina consolidates Romanian production 23 May 2014

Katy Askew

FrieslandCampina plans to consolidate its cheese business in Romania amid "tough market conditions".

FrieslandCampina silent on India "takeover talks" 12 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

FrieslandCampina has refused to comment over speculation it is in discussions to buy a majority stake in Indian dairy firm Parag Milk Foods.

Latest blogs

China's infant formula probe still in the headlines 27 Aug 2013

Katy Askew

Chinese regulators have reportedly rebuffed the wide-spread suggestion that it targeted foreign infant formula companies through its competition probe into infant formula pricing.

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