Latest food news & analysis in Emerging Markets
Mars Inc plans to step up investment in the Indian chocolate sector by investing in local production. The Indian chocolate market is dominat...
E-commerce has rapidly emerged as a key battleground for multinational infant formula manufacturers in China. In a category that has come un...
Poland-based food and drink group Maspex has grown to become one of the sector's largest companies in central and eastern Europe. A move in...
Consumer goods conglomerate Hindustan Unilever is changing the operating model of its business-to-consumer direct sales arm in India, Hindus...
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.
Camel milk - a staple food in the Middle East that dates back centuries - is gaining traction worldwide thanks to the touting of its many health properties. In an interview with Hannah Abdulla, deputy general manager of Dubai-based Emirates Industry of Camel Milk Products, Mutasher al Badry, speaks about the potential of the sector and his hopes of camel milk replacing other milk options.
China is reportedly working on a ban on advertisements for infant formula in a bid to tackle low breast feeding levels across the country.
Egypt-based bakery group Edita Food Industries has expanded its ownership of Hostess Brands LLC's HoHo's, Twinkies and Tiger Tail brands to 12 additional Middle Eastern and North African markets.
India’s Devyani Food Industries Private Ltd is expanding its Cream Bell ice cream brand nationally, aiming to double its sales in the next five years.
Slovenian baker Don Don has entered into an agreement to buy Pekarna Grosuplj, the in-house bakery business of regional retailer Mercator.
Finland-based meat processor HKScan has outlined plans for sales offices in China and Hong Kong.
Yildiz Holding CFO Cem Karakas has confirmed the Turkish food giant has received interest in its dairy business Ak Gida but said he would prefer to press on with plans to float the business.
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