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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

What potential does Myanmar offer food exporters? 6 Jun 2016

Jessica Mudditt

With tourism supporting growing demand for branded foods in Myanmar, the growing market offers international food makers a growth opportunity. However, the country - which has infrastructure and regulatory challenges - can also be difficult to navigate. just-food spoke to industry experts on the ground to find out more.

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. 

Latest News

Yoshimura acquires Pure Japanese Goods Co. 30 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

Yoshimura Food Holdings has acquired 100% of the share capital in Japanese SME Pure Japanese Goods Co. for JPY455m. 

Mars and Alibaba launch strategic partnership 29 Jun 2016

John Shepherd

Mars Incorporated, one of the world's largest food manufacturers, today (29 June) announced a "global strategic business partnership" with China-based online and mobile commerce firm the Alibaba Group.

Parag eyes further growth as earnings surge 29 Jun 2016

Richard Siddle

Paraq Milk Foods, a leading Indian dairy company, continues to sales and earnings growth driven by a consolidated brand development strategy around its four key products: Gowardhan; Go; Topp Up; and Pride of Cows.

Chinese push to cut meat consumption 28 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

A campaign has been launched to reduce the consumption of meat products in China after the Chinese authorities issued new dietary guidelines calling on consumers to eat less meat. 

ConAgra eyes Russian expansion with JV deal 28 Jun 2016

Katy Askew

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and its European partner Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Foods have established a joint venture with  Belaya Dacha to serve the Russian market. 

India's Patanjali moves into liquid milk 25 Jun 2016

Jagdish Kumar

Fast-growing Indian FMCG company Patanjali Ayurveda is to expand its presence in the dairy sector through the launch of a liquid milk product.

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