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Tackling infant formula fraud in China

A fresh scandal has brought the sale of fraudulent infant formula in China to the fore once again in recent weeks. Mark Godfrey examines wha...

Weighing up Orkla's central European M&A options

After a series of disposals in central Europe over the last nine years, Orkla has recently snapped up a food maker in the Czech Republic. ju...

Wal-Mart, Kroger, Casino - retail round-up

April saw Wal-Mart continue the expansion of its click-and-collect service in the US, while Kroger invested in a local retailer focused on n...

Hershey results, outlook, M&A - the top takeaways

Hershey's first-quarter results contained a triple whammy yesterday (26 April) as the confectioner reported falling sales and earnings, cuts...

Latest Interviews

Kendal Nutricare aims to take on formula brands 16 May 2016

Dean Best

Kendal Nutricare is a UK manufacturer of infant formula that has just celebrated its first birthday. Formed last year after the acquisition of a Heinz plant in north-west England, Kendal Nutricare still packs for the now Kraft Heinz but is set to launch its first branded products. Dean Best spoke to Kendal Nutricare managing director Ross McMahon to find out more.


The balancing act at Amy's Kitchen - interview 15 Apr 2016

Katy Askew

US organic vegetarian food group Amy's Kitchen believes it has significant opportunities to ramp up sales. However, the company must balance its growth aspirations against the need to maintain the quality and values it says have been key to its success. Katy Askew spoke to VP of marketing at Amy's Kitchen, Bridget Dwyer, to find out more.

Latest News

Wilmar, Adani and Ruchi Soya announce India JV 25 May 16

Dean Best

Singapore-based agri-food group Wilmar International and two Indian businesses - Adani Enterprises and Ruchi Soya - have set out plans for a venture to "create one of India's leading FMCG companies".


Freedom Foods Group strikes Vietnam dairy deal 25 May 16

Dean Best

Freedom Foods Group, the Australian dairy, cereal and seafood supplier, has launched a range of UHT milk products in Vietnam, a move the company described as its "first major strategic partnership" in the country.


Freedom Foods to expand deal with China's Pinlive 25 May 16

Dean Best

Australia's Freedom Foods Group is to expand its manufacturing contract with Chinese food and beverage distributor Pinlive.


Heritage Foods to buy India's Teja Dairy 24 May 16

Dean Best

Heritage Foods, the Indian food manufacturer and retailer, is to acquire Karnataka-based Teja Dairy.


Vinamilk to buy 100% of Driftwood Dairy 24 May 16

Dean Best

Vinamilk, Vietnam's largest dairy group, is to becoming the sole owner of US firm Driftwood Dairy.


China's Zhouheiya Food Co. 'plans IPO' 24 May 16

Dean Best

Chinese group Zhouheiya Food Co. is reportedly set to list in Hong Kong.

Latest blogs

China's new e-commerce laws - confusion reigns 11 May 16

Dean Best

Talking with our readers, a common problem among them is their battle to keep tabs on the changes to regulations in China. And the recent moves Beijing has made to revamp its rules around e-commerce have brought that concern into sharp relief.


Lactalis's emerging markets push continues 29 Mar 16

Dean Best

The French giant - the world's number two dairy group by sales - has struck another deal in a promising emerging market for dairy.

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