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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.

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Carozzi eyes Asia, Europe growth for Agrozzi 21 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Chilean food group Empresas Carozzi hopes a focus on quality will drive growth from its Agrozzi business in international markets from Asia to Europe.


Tiger Brands issues apology over recall 21 Oct 2014

Dean Best

South African food group Tiger Brands, which has recalled products over concerns they could contain carcinogenic ingredients, has issued an apology to consumers who have eaten the affected lines.


Heinz silent over Polish factory expansion talk 20 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Ketchup maker Heinz has refused to comment on reports it is planning a "major expansion" at one of its Polish factories.


Mezzan applies for listing in Kuwait 20 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Kuwaiti FMCG conglomerate Mezzan Holding has applied to list on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, with plans to float 30% of the group.


Ting Hsin to exit oils following scandal - reports 20 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Taiwanese noodle maker Ting Hsin is reportedly set to exit operations in the oil and fats industry.


Tiger pulls Simply Delicious lines in health scare 17 Oct 2014

Dean Best

South African food group Tiger Brands has recalled batches of Simply Delicious products over concerns they could contain carcinogenic ingredients.

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