Japanese pharma-to-food group Meiji Holdings has said it expects to beat its forecast for annual profits on the back of growth in its food division.
Meiji Holdings, the Japan-based food group, has raised its forecasts for annual profits after its half-year earnings, though down year-on-year, came in higher than expected.
Japanese food giant Meiji Holdings is expanding its capacity to produce functional yogurt, which it sells under its Meiji Probio brand.
Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has reported higher first-quarter sales and profits from its food business, driven in part by improving performances from its yogurt, confectionery and nutrition businesses.
Meiji Holdings is increasing its focus on products with "health value" as the Japanese group works to grow its dairy, nutrition and confectionery businesses over the coming year.
Japanese food-to-pharmaceuticals group Meiji Holdings has booked a jump in annual profits on the back of efficiency gains and sales growth at its food unit.
Meiji Holdings has reported higher nine-month profits, as the Japan-based dairy-to-confectionery group raised prices to offset raw material costs but also saw net sales grow in what it called "a favourable consumption environment".
Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has sold local confectionery retail business Francais to candy maker Kotobuki Spirits.
Nestle's "advanced" talks to put the bulk of its ice cream business into a venture with the UK's R&R Ice Cream was the week's stand-out M&A story, while regulatory developments - the TPP trade deal, food safety rules in China and US dietary guidelines - caught the eye elsewhere.
Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has announced plans to expand its local production of yoghurt drinks.
Japanese food manufacturer Meiji Holdings has announced the relaunch of McVitie's biscuits in the country.
Japanese food-to-pharma group Meiji Holdings has booked higher first-quarter earnings as sales were lifted by "mild" economic recovery in its domestic market.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has opened a new ice cream factory in China's southern city of Guangzhou.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings saw its profits grow by over 28% in the first half of its financial year despite stagnant sales.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has booked a 13% increase in first-quarter profits despite a decrease in sales.
Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food-to-pharmacy giant, has booked a jump in first-half earnings as it continues to progress its mid-term "Take Off 14" growth strategy.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has started producing fresh dairy products for the Chinese market.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has increased its production capacity for probiotic yoghurt in response to growing domestic demand.
Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has reportedly announced it will pull out of China's baby food market, where this summer it was found guilty of breaking competition rules.
Japanese confectioner Morinaga has signed a licensing deal with Kellogg for the distribution of the Pringles brand in the country.
Even after record annual profits, HJ Heinz is looking to improve its business and the US food maker this week announced plans to revamp its global supply chain. Elsewhere, the sale of a majority stake in frozen-food retailer Iceland Foods is a talking point in the UK, while in Europe, Denmark's reported ban of Marmite, Nestle's launch of a baby formula "capsule" and a fatal E.coli outbreak in Germany grabbed the headlines. Click on the headlines for more.
Japanese dairy product manufacturer Meiji Holdings is planning to double its sales in south-east Asia.
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