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BRICs and beyond: Bright's international strategy

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 in China: right place, right time

FrieslandCampina made two announcements last week that it was re-jigging its European operations, demonstrating it was well on its way to ri...

Focus: Does size matter for Thai Union Frozen?

Thai Union Frozen Products has rolled out an ambitious growth plan of hitting US$8bn in sales by 2020. The seafood group has embarked on wha...

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...

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

Bimbo profits up on Canada Bread, lower costs 24 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Mexico-based baker Grupo Bimbo has posted a 31% rise in nine-month earnings as sales were boosted by recently-acquired Canada Bread and as raw material costs fell in the third quarter.


Del Monte Pacific to raise funds with share issue 24 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Del Monte Pacific plans to issue 36m preferred shares at US$10 per share as part of efforts to raise funds in order to refinance debt.


Hanoimilk sales deteriorate but earnings gain 24 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Hanoimilk, the Vietnamese dairy group, continued to witness declining revenues in the third quarter of the year but lower costs saw profits strengthen.


Savola reports mixed nine-month profits 24 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Saudi food-to-retail group Savola has posted a mixed set of profit figures for the first nine months of the year.


Industrias Bachoco enjoys 9M profit, sales rise 23 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Mexican poultry processor, Industrias Bachoco, has posted a 21.4% increase in net profits for the first nine months of the year.


Gruma profits rise on lower costs 23 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Mexican tortilla maker Gruma posted a jump in nine-month profits as a drop in costs boosted earnings.

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