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Analysis: Thai online food sales set to take off

The online channel is expanding in south-east Asia and Thailand is at the vanguard of that development. Michael Tatarski analyses how the on...

Focus: impulse, health key to premium in Thailand

After a period in the economic doldrums, Thailand looks set to be a potential opportunity for domestic and international food manufacturers...

Thailand: convenience to continue to thrive

The growing urban lifestyle of Thai consumers has been driving demand for packaged convenient food. Convenience stores are gaining in import...

Focus: Thai demographics drive health categories

As the Thai economy shifts away from being agricultural- to more skilled-based, as well as industry-and-commerce-focused, many consumers are...

Latest Interviews

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. 


Nestle India grows with global, digital innovation 26 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

The demand for processed and packaged food is growing among India's young, often aspirational and fast-expanding population. Nestle is targeting double-digit annual growth in the country in the coming years. Suresh Narayanan, the chairman and MD of Nestle's operations in India, speaks to just-food about how the company intends to reach that goal, using innovation and an advanced digital strategy. 

Latest News

Amul sets sights on camel milk launch 5 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

India's Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), owner of the country's Amul milk brand, is mulling the launch of camel milk next year.


Taiwan tightening food adulteration laws  2 Dec 2016

Katy Askew

Taiwan is tightening laws governing food adulteration and counterfeiting in a bid to crackdown on "unscrupulous" practices in the food sector and reduce the number of "major food safety and health incidents". 


Nigeria looks to boost local dairy industry  2 Dec 2016

Katy Askew

The government of Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with local dairy company L&Z Integrated Dairy Farms in a bid to "develop" the local dairy sector by modernising practices employed by travelling Fulani herdsmen. 


Amira Nature Foods go-ahead for China rice sales 2 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Amira Nature Foods, the UAE-based and US-listed packaged rice supplier, said today (2 December) it had been granted approval to export its basmati rice to China.


South Africa's RCL Foods to cut over 1,000 jobs 1 Dec 2016

Dean Best

RCL Foods is to axe over 1,000 staff as the South African food group battles tough trading conditions in the country's poultry industry.


Avangardco 9M losses down but sales slide 1 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Ukrainian egg processor Avangardco has reported lower losses in the first nine months of the year, even as its sales slumped 37%.

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