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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...

How to succeed in Indian e-commerce

E-commerce is in its early days in India but has the potential to be an important high-growth sales channel for manufacturers. Rapid uptake...

Cutting the red tape in India's food sector 

India could be gearing up to streamline its notoriously bureaucratic system of food approval, which, industry experts argue, could not only...

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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

Indofood posts Q1 profit rise 5 May 2016

Hannah Abdulla

First-quarter profits at Indonesian agri-food business Indofood have risen on the back of higher sales.

Vinamilk posts 38% rise in Q1 pre-tax profits 25 Apr 2016

Ben Cooper

Vinamilk, Vietnam’s largest dairy producer, has reported a 37.9% rise in first-quarter pre-tax profits to VND2.63trn (US$118m).

Ros Agro announces US$250m share offer 25 Apr 2016

Ben Cooper

Ros Agro, the UK-listed Russian holding company behind Russian food maker Rusagro, has announced a further offering on the London Stock Exchange of US$250m in ordinary shares.

Nestle into "nascent" India Greek yoghurt market 21 Apr 2016

Dean Best

Nestle has launched a line of Greek yoghurt products in India.

Bright Dairy profits fall in 2015 21 Apr 2016

Dean Best

Bright Dairy & Food Co., the Chinese dairy group, saw its profits fall by more than a quarter amid a decline in sales.

India's Mother Dairy plans more plants 20 Apr 2016

Jagdish Kumar

Mother Dairy, the Indian food group, is planning to set up new plants to increase its presence in the east and west of the country.

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