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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...

Starbucks, Telepizza: Dec 2016 foodservice focus

December saw Starbucks outline fresh five-year targets - and announce a new CEO. The last month of 2016 also heard US-based Focus Brands ann...

How will demonetisation affect India food sector?

Last month, India pulled from circulation INR500 and INR1,000 banknotes, in a bid, the country's government said, to clamp down on counterfe...

Burger King, Jollibee: foodservice focus, Nov 2016

November saw Burger King open its latest market in Africa, Philippines-based foodservice giant Jollibee indicate plans to enter Canada and E...

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

Danone launches Aptamil infant formula in India 17 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

French dairy giant Danone has launched its Aptamil infant formula brand in India as part of what it said are "aggressive plans" to grow its nutrition business in the country.


Nestle invests in another Sri Lanka facility 17 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

Nestle is investing in the construction of a dairy and coconut production facility in Pannala, Sri Lanka. 


Almarai sales, earnings rise in 2016 17 Jan 2017

Dean Best

Almarai, the Saudi Arabia-based dairy-to-poultry group, has reported higher sales and profits in 2016.


Cooperl, New Hope Liuhe set up China pork venture 16 Jan 2017

Stuart Todd

Cooperl, the French pork group, has set up a joint venture in China with local group New Hope Liuhe.


Clover Industries takes stake in Olive Pride 16 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

South African dairy group Clover Industries today (16 January) confirmed it will take a 51% stake in local olive supplier Olive Pride.


Universal Robina Corp. books higher annual profits 16 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Philippines-based food and beverage group Universal Robina Corp. has booked an increase in annual earnings.

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