Latest food news & analysis in Asia
The e-commerce channel in China is buoyant - one only has to witness the recent IPO of Alibaba in the US to see that - but smaller online re...
Mondelez International this week announced it was acquiring a majority stake in the snacks business of Vietnamese food group Kinh Do. Hannah...
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 made two announcements last week that it was re-jigging its European operations, demonstrating it was well on its way to ri...
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.
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.
Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group plans to enter the country's dairy sector with the acquisition of an unnamed dairy for up to INR5bn (US$80.8m).
Indian snack maker Parle Products has confirmed it will be streamlining its portfolio and cutting the number of brands from 50 to 20.
Ros Agro, the UK-listed holding company behind Russian sugar-to-mayonnaise maker Rusagro Group, has reported a jump in nine-month profits.
Danone is reportedly weighing up whether to sell its 20% stake in Japanese group Yakult.
Hormel Foods has revealed it is considering leaving Vietnam, a market where it has a business with Philippines conglomerate San Miguel Corp.
Indian dairy Milk Mantra has acquired local peer Westernland Dairy in a US$1.6m deal.
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