Latest food news & analysis in Emerging Markets
Dairy producers in Mexico have turned to product diversification to boost sales in the face of rising costs, weak purchasing power within lo...
Brazilian protein giants Marfrig and JBS have reached an agreement that will see the ownership of European poultry processor Moy Park transf...
Compared to many food sector giants, Hershey's expansion on the international stage was relatively recent. Stepping up Hershey's presence ov...
French cheese giant Bel Group has made a rare acquisition in an emerging market with a deal to buy a majority stake in Safilait, the third-l...
Arla Foods has invested significantly in overseas expansion, including in emerging markets, to look for avenues for future growth. The European dairy co-op's moves in developing markets have largely centred on Russia, China and Africa but it is also stepping up its activity in Latin America. Dean Best spoke to Arla executive vice president to find out more.
Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.
Saudi Arabian dairy firm Almarai has agreed a SAR790m (US$210m) payout with its insurers following the fire at its bakery facility in Jeddah.
Seafood processor Marine Harvest has announced a restructure in Chile which will result in job losses.
American Lorain Group has launched a new product in China in a bid to boost its presence in the domestic breakfast market.
Boparan Holdings made some positive noises about its third-quarter and said that it plans to invest in its protein and chilled units. Ukrproduct suggested that it has recovered some sales volumes despite economic and political instability in Ukraine. Here are this week's results in brief.
Nestle said that its Nan Pro-3 infant formula has been cleared by Indian authorities after a consumer complaint said live worms had been found in a package.
Chinese authorities have reportedly seized around 100,000 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat including one batch dating from the 1970s.
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