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BRICs and beyond: E-tail in China

Alibaba Group's massive IPO has underlined that the e-commerce trade in China is booming. Significantly for packaged food manufacturers, onl...

just the facts: Alibaba

The successful completion of Alibaba Group's listing on the New York stock exchange has placed the firm - and e-commerce in China more broad...

BRICs: How dairy deal bolsters Lactalis and BRF

The proposed sale of BRF's Brazilian dairies unit to Lactalis-owned Parmalat looks set to be a win-win for both companies. BRF is focusing o...

On the money: Mengniu hones in on "star" brands

China's largest dairy manufacturer China Mengniu Dairy has shrugged off investor concerns over margin pressure, insisting its strategy to ra...

Latest Interviews

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.


The rise of Vietnam: Nestle eyes faster growth 12 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Vietnam is an up-and-coming emerging market that is gaining increasing attention as international companies seek out fresh avenues of growth. Nestle first established an office in the country in 1912. In the 1990s the company took its presence in Vietnam to the next level with the establishment of a local subsidiary. Today, the firm is focused on accelerating growth in the market. Katy Askew spoke to Rashid Aleem Qureshi, MD of Nestle Vietnam, to find out more about the group's plans in the country.

Latest News

Pepsi-Cola Products plans Philippines snacks plant 23 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, PepsiCo's drinks distributor in the Asian country, plans to set up a snacks factory.


JBS silent on plans to "delay" food float 22 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

JBS has declined to comment on whether it is to delay plans for the US$1.7bn initial public offering of its food unit.


Bega Cheese secures deal to supply Chinese grocer 22 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Australian dairy firm Bega Cheese has secured a contract to supply Chinese retail group Chongqing General Trading Group with UHT milk.


Arla: New Vigor deal to boost our Brazil presence 19 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods' move to change its business relationship with Brazilian dairy group Vigor opens up access to 40,000 retailers in the country.


Arla takes stake in Brazilian dairy group Vigor 19 Sep 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Arla Foods has acquired a stake in Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos.


Nestle invests in Mexican milk production 19 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

Nestle today (19 September) unveiled a plan to invest MXN700m (US$52.9m) over the next six years to increase milk production in Mexico.

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