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Tackling infant formula fraud in China

A fresh scandal has brought the sale of fraudulent infant formula in China to the fore once again in recent weeks. Mark Godfrey examines wha...

Wal-Mart, Kroger, Casino - retail round-up

April saw Wal-Mart continue the expansion of its click-and-collect service in the US, while Kroger invested in a local retailer focused on n...

Foodservice focus: Yum!, McDonald's, Carl's Jr

Taco Bell's bid to bring value to breakfast in the US, the potential roll-out of McDonald's all-day breakfast to other markets and the retur...

International brands must adapt to Indian tastes

With strong fundamentals to support growth and a sizeable population there can be little doubt that the Indian market offers international f...

Latest Interviews

Future focuses on tradition as Indians experiment 1 Mar 2016

Mini Pant Zachariah

Devendra Chawla, group president for food, FMCG and brands at India's Future Group, has a clear view of how the Indian branded food sector is, and has been, developing. While Indian consumers love to try new products, they prefer them to be spiced with some familiar flavours from the past. Mini Pant Zachariah caught up with Chawla to learn more about his take on the evolution of the Indian palate. 


What potential does India offer food exporters?  29 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

The Indian food sector presents exporters with a potentially significant medium- to long-term opportunity. The size of the country's population – around 1.2bn – and an expanding middle class are driving growth in demand. In the first on our series of articles taking a deep dive into India's food industry, just-food spoke to international export associations to find out the potential and pitfalls awaiting companies that want to sell into this promising, yet challenging, market. 

Latest News

Cargill in poultry JV with QSR chain Jollibee 26 May 2016

John Shepherd

US-based agribusiness and food giant Cargill is forming a joint venture with the largest Asian foodservice company, Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), to build a poultry plant in the Philippines.


Lactalis Kazakh unit FoodMaster gets EBRD backing 26 May 2016

Dean Best

FoodMaster, the Kazakh dairy business owned by Lactalis, has secured financial support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.


Wilmar, Adani and Ruchi Soya announce India JV 25 May 2016

Dean Best

Singapore-based agri-food group Wilmar International and two Indian businesses - Adani Enterprises and Ruchi Soya - have set out plans for a venture to "create one of India's leading FMCG companies".


Freedom Foods Group strikes Vietnam dairy deal 25 May 2016

Dean Best

Freedom Foods Group, the Australian dairy, cereal and seafood supplier, has launched a range of UHT milk products in Vietnam, a move the company described as its "first major strategic partnership" in the country.


Heritage Foods to buy India's Teja Dairy 24 May 2016

Dean Best

Heritage Foods, the Indian food manufacturer and retailer, is to acquire Karnataka-based Teja Dairy.


Vinamilk to buy 100% of Driftwood Dairy 24 May 2016

Dean Best

Vinamilk, Vietnam's largest dairy group, is to becoming the sole owner of US firm Driftwood Dairy.

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