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Britannia's e-cookie: why peers won't follow suit

Britannia Industries last week claimed to be the first biscuit company in India to launch an online-exclusive product before it hit retail s...

Ferrero highlights problem Indian red tape

Ferrero Group is purportedly re-thinking its investment plan in India due to difficulties with regulators in the country. The Indian market...

Comment: Danone, PepsiCo caught in Russia backlash

For US and European companies exporting products to Russia, the operating environment has been challenging to say the least. Recent comments...

Regional start-ups aim to ride China's online boom

The e-commerce channel in China is buoyant - one only has to witness the recent IPO of Alibaba in the US to see that - but smaller online re...

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

BRF, Indofood ink Indonesia JV deal 19 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Brazilian food group BRF and Indonesia food company Indofood are set to work together in the Asian market.


Japan dairy firms tackle butter shortage 19 Dec 2014

Jens Kastner

Japan’s four major domestic dairy companies have cut back on drinking milk and cream production to make more butter in a bid to tackle a national butter shortage ahead of the Christmas and New Year holiday period.


Thai Union opens innovation centre 16 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

Seafood group Thai Union Frozen Products has opened its first innovation centre as it works to grow its business and develop value-added products.


India's Mother Dairy in frozen snacks push 16 Dec 2014

Raghavendra Verma

Indian processed food company Mother Dairy will launch its first frozen snack - Aloo Tikki, a potato-based Indian delicacy - nationwide by the end of this year, a company executive has told just-food.


Acquisition costs hit Del Monte Pacific Q2 net 15 Dec 2014

Katy Askew

Del Monte Pacific revealed that net profit plunged in the second quarter as acquisition-related expenses weighed on the bottom line.


Cargill mulls entry into Indonesian poultry sector 10 Dec 2014

Dean Best

US agribusiness giant Cargill is considering moving into Indonesia's poultry market.

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