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Comment: Prepare for emerging market e-commerce

Consumer goods conglomerate Hindustan Unilever is changing the operating model of its business-to-consumer direct sales arm in India, Hindus...

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...

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

CP Foods to take control of Cambodian firm 27 Feb 2015

Dean Best

The board of Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods has approved plans to buy full control of poultry business C.P. Cambodia Company.

YuanShengTai Dairy Farm expects 90% profit jump 27 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

YuanShengTai Dairy Farm has said it expects to book a 90% increase in net profit for 2014.

Podravka set for China entry 26 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Croatian food-to-pharma group Podravka is looking to start selling products in China through new local offices by the third quarter of the year.

Billy Sims-China Food to ship milk powder to China 26 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

New US-based firm Billy Sims-China Food Group is set to start exporting whole milk powder and skim milk powder to China, company officials revealed.

China lifts ban on Irish beef 24 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Irish beef has been given the green light for export into China for the first time in 15 years, after a BSE-related ban has been lifted.

Future Group targets food with Sublime buy 24 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Indian retail giant Future Group has taken a controlling stake in food manufacturer Sublime Foods Private Ltd in a bid to cash in on the potential offered by the country's growing packaged food sector.

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