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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...

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...

The promise of fledgling Czech gluten-free market

Gluten-free has a well-established presence in the markets of western Europe, notably Italy, Germany and the UK, but the sector is rapidly g...

Analysis: UAE leads Gulf interest in gluten-free

The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...

Latest Interviews

How Nestle tackles Indian challenges - interview 27 Oct 2016

Raghavendra Verma

Operating one of India’s largest food companies is not simple task, Suresh Narayanan, Nestle India chairman and managing director, tells to just-food in an exclusive interview at his business’ Gurgaon headquarters, near New Delhi. The company faces an array of challenges in the market – from the 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. This has prompted Nestle India to target a double-digit annual growth in upcoming years. Nestle country chief Suresh Narayanan speaks to just-food about how the company intends to deliver using innovation and an advanced digital strategy. 

Latest News

EU eyes mandatory limits on trans fats 27 Oct 16

Katy Askew

The European  Union should place mandatory limits on industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFA), according to Members of the European  Parliament. 

Bega-Blackmores formula JV missing expectations  26 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Australian dairy group Bega Cheese has conceded its joint venture to produce infant and toddler formulas with Australian nutrition supplement maker Blackmores has failed to meet sales targets. 

Sanitarium gives new name to Weet-Bix in China 24 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Australian cereal maker Sanitarium has announced that its Weet-Bix breakfast cereal product is being relaunched in China under the name Nutri-Brex.

China milk powder arrests prompt Fonterra "review" 24 Oct 16

John Shepherd

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is reportedly conducting an internal review after reports that Chinese police had arrested 19 people in Shanghai on suspicion of selling around 300 tonnes of the company's expired milk powder.

China's Yili acquires China Shengmu Organic Milk 24 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Chinese dairy firm Yili is issuing CNY9bn-worth (US$1.33bn) of new shares to fund investments including the acquisition of a stake in the country's largest organic milk producer, China Shengmu Organic Milk. 

CP Foods targets ageing population with soup plant 21 Oct 16

Katy Askew

Thai food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods is building a production plant in Thailand to produce "healthy soup" aimed at "elderly people and patients". 

Latest blogs

Analysing the next key markets for gluten-free 6 Oct 16

John Shepherd

Hardly a day goes by when just-food is not reporting on the launch of a product that is gluten-free, a category that is now significant in markets like the US and the UK. But where could be the next major markets for gluten-free?

Orkla goes with its gut on latest acquisition 4 Oct 16

Dean Best

Orkla, one of the largest consumer goods companies in the Nordic region, has added to its portfolio this week with an acquisition of a brand in the health sector.

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