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just-food's pick: Products on show at SIAL China

China's massive population base – of roughly 1.4bn consumers – rising urbanisation and an expanding middle class make it one of the most pri...

Analysis: Quality, innovation driving Chinese milk

Chinese dairy companies dominate the country's highly consolidated liquid milk sector. A focus on quality and innovation is driving growing...

Focus: Delivering dairy to Indian consumers

Dairy and energy sector experts are optimistic about effective cold chain solutions they say are being developed for India’s dairy sector. S...

Why China was central to Nestle executive change

Nestle's operations in Asia, Oceania and Africa have had a challenging few quarters. CFO Wan Ling Martello has been asked to take charge of...

Latest Interviews

Why Arla upbeat about LatAm prospects 22 May 2015

Dean Best

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.

Interview: Al Rawabi's foray into functional dairy 7 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

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.

Latest News

Cooperl to sell Broceliande ham in China 22 May 2015

Stuart Todd

French pork processor Cooperl is poised to launch its Brocéliande brand cooked ham on the Chinese market.

Nestle: Maggi noodles "safe" despite India recall 21 May 2015

Katy Askew

Nestle has insisted its Maggi noodles on sale in India are "safe" after local reports suggested food safety authorities in Uttar Pradesh have detected monosodium glutamate and lead in product tests.

Arla expands in Egypt with Juhayna JV 21 May 2015

Katy Askew

Arla Foods has inked a joint venture agreement with Egyptian dairy Juhanya Food Industries that will see the European co-operative's products fed into the firm's distribution network in the country.

JBS "seeking M&A" in Americas, Australia 21 May 2015

Katy Askew

JBS chief executive Wesley Batista has reportedly indicated the Brazilian meat group is seeking further acquisitions in both North and South America, as well as Australia.

China ends Brazil beef ban 20 May 2015

Dean Best

China has lifted an embargo on beef imports from Brazil three years after a cow in the country tested positive for mad-cow disease.

PepsiCo, PCPPI to make snacks in Philippines 19 May 2015

Katy Askew

PepsiCo and its local bottling partner, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc, are preparing to start manufacturing the Cheetos snack brand in the Philippines.

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