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Analysis: Stonyfield race not yet run

Chinese dairy giant Yili has declared its interest in buying Stonyfield but just-food columnist Victor Martino contends there could be more...

Opinion: Tapping into Japan's e-commerce

Andrew Pearl, director of strategy and insights for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at e-commerce analytics firm Profitero, casts...

How will demonetisation affect India food sector?

Last month, India pulled from circulation INR500 and INR1,000 banknotes, in a bid, the country's government said, to clamp down on counterfe...

Burger King, Jollibee: foodservice focus, Nov 2016

November saw Burger King open its latest market in Africa, Philippines-based foodservice giant Jollibee indicate plans to enter Canada and E...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Patanjali Ayurved MD Acharya Balkrishna 6 Jan 2017

Raghavendra Verma

Fast-growing Indian consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved was described this week as "the most disruptive force" in the country's FMCG market. Set up in 2006, Patanjali Ayurved's mix of food and personal care products, combined with its strategy of promoting the Ayurveda system of medicine, has enjoyed rapid growth - and the business has ambitious plans. Raghavendra Verma met Patanjali Ayurved managing director Acharya Balkrishna to find out more.


Quorn CEO sets out stall for 2017 - interview 25 Nov 2016

Dean Best

A year after the takeover of Quorn Foods by Philippines-based group Monde Nissin, the UK meat-free business is setting up its first operations in Asia and investing in building its teams in Europe to try to grow further there. Dean Best spoke to Quorn Foods CEO Kevin Brennan, who outlined the company's plans for the next 12 months.

Latest News

India's Prataap Snacks plans IPO 22 May 2017

Raghavendra Verma

India-based savoury snacks maker Prataap Snacks is planning to float, raising money to invest in production and broaden its product range.


Burra Foods to supply Yashili with formula 22 May 2017

Dean Best

Chinese infant formula group Yashili International Holdings is to source base powder from Australian dairy ingredients firm Burra Foods.


Britannia Industries unveils Wonderfulls cookies 19 May 2017

Helen Arnold

Indian biscuit maker Britannia Industries has expanded its Good Day biscuits brand to include a range of Wonderfulls "premium cookies".


Dr Oetker "plans muesli production in India" 18 May 2017

Helen Arnold

Germany-based food company Dr Oetker India has announced plans to make a move on the cereal market in India by manufacturing its own muesli products in the country.


Calbee to resume snacks production in Japan 18 May 2017

Ben Cooper

Japanese snacks group Calbee has said it will be able to resume full production of potato chips in the country by September, after production was halted as a result of a national potato shortage.


Cherkizovo books Q1 swing into black 17 May 2017

Helen Arnold

Russia-based meat processor Cherkizovo Group swung into the black during the first quarter of the year, following an increase in production and a recovery in market prices.

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