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BRICs and beyond: Kam Tai's Chinese growth story

Last year, more than 400 local companies in Dongguan, a major manufacturing city in China's southerly Guangdong province, went bankrupt as C...

Mead Johnson wrestles "irrational" Chinese market

Mead Johnson's business in China has come under pressure and was a factor in the US infant formula group's profit warning earlier this month...

Editor's viewpoint: The impact of China's slowdown

Two significant announcements this week - from dairy giant Fonterra and from infant formula group Mead Johnson - further underlined how the...

How Russia's embargo affects domestic firms

Russia recently extended its ban on various food imports from Western countries including the US and EU. The move provides Russian food make...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Kikkoman innovates to stay ahead 4 Nov 2014

Julian Ryall

Like many Japanese food majors, soy sauce and seasonings group Kikkoman Corp. is battling an ageing domestic population. However, through innovation, Kikkoman is looking to meet changing consumer demand at home, while looking to expand further overseas. Julian Ryall met Kikkoman president and CEO Noriaki Horikiri to discuss the company's plans.

just the answer: Amul MD Dr K Rathnam 2 Sep 2014

Poorna Rodrigo

Indian dairy giant Amul is gearing up for growth. The company is preparing a push into the value-added nutraceuticals sector in India while, further afield, the co-operative intends to start manufacturing in Europe and Singapore by early 2016. Newly-appointed managing director Dr K Rathnam speaks to just-food about Amul's future.

Latest News

Russia embargo may widen to non-EU European states 5 Aug 2015

Dean Best

Dmitry Medvedev, Russia's Prime Minister, has reportedly called on the country's government to study whether its import restrictions should be widened to non-EU member states that have backed Brussels' extension of sanctions against Moscow.

Indian lab finds Nestle's Maggi noodles "safe" 5 Aug 2015

Katy Askew

Tests from a laboratory certified by India's Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) have reportedly found Nestle's Maggi noodles contain levels of lead within amounts permitted under Indian regulations.

Meiji sales lifted by demand recovery 5 Aug 2015

Katy Askew

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.

India court reserves Maggi judgement pending tests 3 Aug 2015

Katy Askew

The Bombay High Court has reserved its judgement in Nestle's case against the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) concerning the watchdog's handing of the recent Maggi recall.

Kellogg, McCain rejected by India food safety body 3 Aug 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Kellogg and McCain Foods are reportedly on a list of firms that have seen some of their products rejected for approval by India's food safety watchdog.

Mondelez "cautiously optimistic" on China 31 Jul 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Mondelez International is "cautiously optimistic" about its progress in China and believes it is taking the right steps amid a slowdown in the market affecting a number of its peers.

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