Emerging markets: Latest news and analysis articles
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...
Nestle reported full-year results that were broadly in-line with expectations, along with a slight beat on margin, this morning (19 February...
Nestle revealed today (19 February) that full-year earnings rose on one-time gains and improved margins. Net sales were down due to the impa...
Mondelez International has pursued an aggressive cost-cutting agenda that has seen it maintain profits in the face of growth-limiting macroe...
R&R Ice Cream is the second-largest ice cream manufacturer in Europe by sales, behind only Unilever. But the UK-based business's CEO, Ibrahim Najafi, promoted to the top job at the company 18 months ago, has his sights on expansion further afield.
Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.
BRF, the Brazilian meat giant, booked a 56.4% jump in 2014 operating earnings thanks to improved efficiency.
Grupo Lala, the Mexican dairy firm, said new products, a higher proportion of value-added sales and pricing helped lift both sales and earnings in 2014.
This week, Kerry Group CEO Stan McCarthy advised the market to expect a number of M&A deals from the Irish group in 2015. We caught up with the CEO of Australian dairy Bega Cheese, who talked about last year's much talked about takeover battle for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory. Elsewhere, Podravka and Billy Sims China-Food Group advised of developments in China, and Mondelez International announced the closure of a plant in Ireland.
YuanShengTai Dairy Farm has said it expects to book a 90% increase in net profit for 2014.
Croatian food-to-pharma group Podravka is looking to start selling products in China through new local offices by the third quarter of the year.
New US-based firm Billy Sims-China Food Group is set to start exporting whole milk powder and skim milk powder to China, company officials revealed.
The Middle East snack market is experiencing a surge of growth. At this year's Gulfood in Dubai, 'snacking', was identified as one of the top three trends in the region for 2015. According to a recent report from TechSci Research, one in five consumers are now grazing on snacks throughout the day instead of eating three square meals.
Dubai is the modern day New York, with its towering skyscrapers and bright lights and tomorrow just-food is again flying over to the city for this year's annual Gulfood exhibition, where food manufacturers convene to build their presence in the city and the wider Middle East.
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