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Will Belvita win at breakfast in China? - analysis

Mondelez International has taken its breakfast biscuit concept, Belvita, to China in a bid to capture the attention of the young, time-poor...

Talking shop October 2015 - Wal-Mart, Auchan, X5

Multinational grocery retailers demonstrated a various different strategies to grow their sales and expand their consumer reach over the pas...

How global retailers target emerging markets

Global retailers have continued to expand into emerging markets, in spite of the political and economic turbulence seen in many of these cou...

Focus: How Vietnam-EU FTA will boost food sales

A free trade agreement initialled between the European Union and Vietnam last week, is set to stimulate trade for both the European and Viet...

Latest Interviews

How Thai Union wants to be sustainability "leader" 28 Sep 2015

Ben Cooper

When unveiling its new name and corporate identity last week, seafood giant Thai Union Group placed sustainability at the heart of its agenda. Following her appointment as the company's group director of sustainable development, Dr Darian McBain spoke with Ben Cooper about Thai Union's approach to sustainability and aspirations for the future.

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.

Latest News

Ros Agro gets boost from sugar, agribusiness 26 Nov 2015

Dean Best

Ros Agro, the UK-listed holding company behind Russian sugar-to-mayonnaise maker Rusagro Group, has booked higher nine-month sales and earnings, as sales from its sugar and agribusiness grew..

Stevia gets clearance for use in India 25 Nov 2015

Dean Best

Food and drink products on sale in India can contain high-intensity sweetener stevia after the country's regulator approved the use of the ingredient.

Dinshaw Dairy Foods not in talks over stake sale 25 Nov 2015

Jagdish Kumar

Indian ice cream maker Dinshaw Dairy Foods is not in talks to sell shares in the business.

Hochland enters India with Parag Milk Foods tie-up 25 Nov 2015

Dean Best

Hochland, the German cheese maker, is to enter India through a venture with local dairy group Parag Milk Foods.

China drives H1 growth at Vitasoy 25 Nov 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Plant-based food and beverage maker Vitasoy International Holdings has reported a rise in half-year sales and profits. 

Britannia Industries to open R&D centre 24 Nov 2015

Jagdish Kumar

Britannia Industries, the Indian food group, is setting up a new research and development centre to fuel moves into new categories.

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