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Why Lactalis swooped for Romanian dairy Albalact

French dairy group Lactalis is expanding in Romania through the acquisition of local dairy Albalact. At first glance, Romania might not seem...

Can Yildiz's new snacks unit match its ambitions?

Yildiz Holding is restructuring its confectionery and biscuit businesses, uniting the likes of United Biscuits, Ülker and Godiva under a sin...

General Mills aims to milk Brazil yoghurt demand

General Mills secured its entry into the fledgling but growing Brazilian yoghurt market with the acquisition of local player Carolina just b...

Orkla seeking strength in small markets with Hamé

Nordic food group Orkla is expanding its presence in central Europe through the acquisition of Czech Republic-based Hamé. The deal offers co...

Latest Interviews

Arab Dairy targets growth of 30-35% 4 Nov 2015

Katy Askew

Arab Dairy, the Egyptian dairy firm owned by Pioneers Holding, has an ambitious growth target. The company intends to expand its sales by “at least” 30-35% per year for the next five years, export director Wael Morsy tells just-food. This will be achieved by reinvigorating its cheese business in Egypt and expanding its international sales. Katy Askew finds out more. 


How Thai Union wants to be sustainability "leader" 28 Sep 2015

Ben Cooper

When unveiling its new name and corporate identity last week, seafood giant Thai Union Group placed sustainability at the heart of its agenda. Following her appointment as the company's group director of sustainable development, Dr Darian McBain spoke with Ben Cooper about Thai Union's approach to sustainability and aspirations for the future.

Latest News

Dr Oetker to open new plant in India 8 Feb 2016

Dean Best

Dr Oetker, the German food group, is setting up a new plant in India, where it has been looking to expand production for over five years.


BRF gains export approval to China  8 Feb 2016

Katy Askew

Three of BRF's production sites have received approval to export meat products to China. 


Industrias Bachoco posts FY profit fall on costs 5 Feb 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Full-year profits at Mexican poultry processor Industrias Bachoco have fallen on the back of higher costs.


Americana sells majority stake to Dubai investor 4 Feb 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Kuwait Food Co. has reached an agreement to sell a 69% stake in the business to a Dubai-based investor group, Adeptio, led by Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar.


Egyptian dairy Domty 'plans March listing' 4 Feb 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Egyptian dairy firm Domty is reportedly planning to list on the Cairo Stock exchange in March.


China eyes further infant formula restrictions 3 Feb 2016

Hannah Abdulla

Infant formula manufacturers selling their products in China could see a tightening of restrictions under new proposals submitted to the World Trade Organization, limiting manufacturers to selling three brands.

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