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BRICs and beyond: Bright's international strategy

State-backed Chinese food giant Bright Food Co. continued to make progress with its "go global, bring in" ambition when it acquired a majori...

FrieslandCampina in China: right place, right time

FrieslandCampina made two announcements last week that it was re-jigging its European operations, demonstrating it was well on its way to ri...

How Windsor buy is part of Ajinomoto's global push

Japanese seasonings and frozen food manufacturer Ajinomoto is expanding its overseas footing. The company became the US's largest ethnic foo...

Focus: Does size matter for Thai Union Frozen?

Thai Union Frozen Products has rolled out an ambitious growth plan of hitting US$8bn in sales by 2020. The seafood group has embarked on wha...

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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.

Briefing: Tokyo plans to double food exports 13 Aug 2014

Katy Askew

The Japanese government has set out an ambitious programme to increase food exports. With a focus on high-quality, high-value, products the authorities hope that increasing Japanese food sales internationally will help revitalise the country's lacklustre economy and offset declining domestic consumption. just-food spoke to Japan's Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yasuhiro Ozato to find out more.

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Abbott opens infant formula plant in India 16 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Abbott Laboratories has opened a new plant in India manufacturing products from infant formula to nutritional shakes for adults.

Local Legends Jerky secures Japan listings 16 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

New World Foods, formerly Mariani Foods, has launched its Local Legends Beef Jerky brand into Japan.

India broke rules over US poultry ban - WTO 15 Oct 2014

Dean Best

The World Trade Organization has ruled India's ban on US poultry products violated trade rules.

Nestle opens China dairy farming institute 15 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Nestle has inaugurated a "dairy farming institute" in China as part of ongoing efforts to foster the development of sustainable dairy production in the market in order to secure the supply of raw milk.

K+S's Morton Salt expanding in China 15 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

K+S Group's US salt business, Morton Salt, is expanding its brand in China through a deal to import, market and sell a "broad array" of culinary salts and industrial products.

Sri Lanka lifts Fonterra suspension 14 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Sri Lanka has removed the suspension it placed on the sale of batches of Fonterra milk powder after a health scare.

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