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India's new GST tax regime comes in for criticism

India's pan-industry business association ASSOCHAM has hailed the central government's new GST regime, a move to standardise goods and servi...

Analysis: Stonyfield race not yet run

Chinese dairy giant Yili has declared its interest in buying Stonyfield but just-food columnist Victor Martino contends there could be more...

2017: policy hotspots in LatAm, Asia and Australia

In part two of his survey of the food policy areas to watch worldwide in 2017, just-food's contributing editor Ben Cooper runs the rule over...

Could BRF's Turkey move pave way for OneFoods IPO?

BRF, the Brazil-based meat giant, announced this week it has teamed up with the state of Qatar to buy a majority stake in Turkey-based proce...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Patanjali Ayurved MD Acharya Balkrishna 6 Jan 2017

Raghavendra Verma

Fast-growing Indian consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved was described this week as "the most disruptive force" in the country's FMCG market. Set up in 2006, Patanjali Ayurved's mix of food and personal care products, combined with its strategy of promoting the Ayurveda system of medicine, has enjoyed rapid growth - and the business has ambitious plans. Raghavendra Verma met Patanjali Ayurved managing director Acharya Balkrishna to find out more.

How Nestle tackles Indian challenges - interview 27 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

Operating one of India's largest food companies is no simple task, Suresh Narayanan, the chairman and managing director of Nestle India, tells just-food in an exclusive interview at his business' headquarters, near New Delhi. The company faces an array of challenges in the market – from the recent Maggi recall, to intensifying competition, to issues like obesity and diabetes. Narayanan shares how the Switzerland-based food giant is responding in the country. 

Latest News

Calbee confims Tmall launch date for Frugra 26 May 2017

Helen Arnold

Japanese snack company Calbee is to start selling its breakfast granola brand Frugra to Chinese consumers on Tmall Global in August, ahead of the general retail launch

News of week - JBS row, Bimbo and India, Chef'd 26 May 2017

Dean Best

The week saw Brazil's President, Michel Temer, take aim at the country's largest meat processor, JBS, in a row over alleged corruption. Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest bakery group, entered India, with an investment in local player Ready Roti. And Campbell Soup Co. invested in US online meal-kit supplier Chef'd.

Quantum Foods profit halved in "challenging" H1 26 May 2017

John Shepherd

South African poultry processor Quantum Foods has booked increased first-half revenue but saw profit halved in a "challenging" period where prices of key raw materials rose "significantly" as a result of drought in southern Africa.

Grupo Bimbo gains foothold in India 25 May 2017

Helen Arnold

Grupo Bimbo, the world’s biggest baked goods manufacturer, has muscled its way into the Indian market with the acquisition of a majority stake in Ready Roti India.

Vinamilk planning launch into China 25 May 2017

Dean Best

Vinamilk, Vietnam's largest dairy company, has started the ball rolling on exports to China.

Tiger Brands H1 sales up, profits mixed 25 May 2017

John Shepherd

South Africa-based consumer goods group Tiger Brands today (25 May) booked increased half-year sales but reported mixed profit numbers.

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