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Tesco issued another profit warning this morning (9 December) that once again highlights the challenging task facing new CEO Dave Lewis. In...
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Rice supplier Amira Nature Foods is aiming to grow the global presence of its Amira brand from the group's stronghold in the Indian market. Amira believes it can capitalise on the "white space" represented by branded basmati rice - as well as diversifying into other food categories. Katy Askew spoke to Tobias Strerath, Amira business development director, to learn more.
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Our analysis of the key developments and trends in emerging markets - both within the countries and how local companies are eyeing expansion - attracted your attention in 2014.
This week, Danone announced it was forming a new division for its operations in Africa and keeping its medical nutrition arm, which had been the subject of takeover speculation. Tesco issued yet another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis is convinced the company is taking the right steps for the future and outlined changes to the way the retailer will do business with suppliers. Elsewhere, Kellogg remained coy over union claims it was mulling the closure of two cereal plants in the US. Here is the week in quotes.
Danone this week gave the first tangible signs of its plans under new CEO Emmanuel Faber, including a new division to focus on growing in Africa. Cargill revealed it is considering an entry into Indonesia's poultry sector. Meanwhile, Tesco announced another profit warning but notably outlined changes to the way it will do business with suppliers.
UK body The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has claimed to have uncovered "alarming levels" of "widespread unfair dealing" in the supply chain.
George Eustice, the UK's minister for farming, food and the marine environment, has insisted UK exporters must seek out new export markets to replace Russia and offset lost business due to the country's trade embargo.
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