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How to nurture China's growing interest in cheese

8 Apr 2021

Demand for cheese in China is on the rise and the forecasts for growth are bullish but there remain barriers to consumption. GlobalData Consumer has ideas.

Synlait Milk kicks off capital-raising exercise amid outlook for lower profits

11 Nov 2020

Synlait Milk has announced details for a capital-raising exercise to support investment plans for the New Zealand business.

Food that makes you better – a Chinese tradition with modern twist

30 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has increased interest among China's consumers for functional food and the country's domestic manufacturers have reacted. How can international suppliers capitalise?

China shoppers' focus on wellbeing to drive healthy snacks – deep dive, part two

27 Mar 2020

In part two of our deep dive into healthy snack segments in China, Wang Fangqing outlines how the markets for yogurt, nut snacks and snack bars could develop.

The three categories riding healthy snacks wave in China - deep dive, part one

26 Mar 2020

In our latest market deep dive, we set out three categories being boosted by growing demand in China for healthier snacks.

New Zealand's Synlait signs new supply deal with China's Bright Dairy

14 Feb 2018

Synlait Milk, the New Zealand business best known for co-packing infant formula, has renewed a supply arrangement with its largest shareholder, China's Bright Dairy.

Bright expanding regional reach in China with Guangdong subsidiary 

17 Oct 2016

Shanghai-based Bright Dairy & Food Co, China’s third-largest dairy products maker, has announced plans to build a dairy plant in Chaozhou in Guangdong province, run by a new wholly-owned dairy subsidiary. 

Synlait Milk outlines capex plans

20 Sep 2016

Synlait Milk, the New Zealand infant formula manufacturer for brands like A2 Platinum and Munchkin, has set out plans to spend NZD300m over the next three years in areas including production and packaging.

Bright Dairy profits fall in 2015

21 Apr 2016

Bright Dairy & Food Co., the Chinese dairy group, saw its profits fall by more than a quarter amid a decline in sales.

Bright Dairy 9M sales up but profits down

31 Oct 2015

China's Bright Dairy & Food Co. has reported a slump in earnings in the first nine months of the year as higher sales were offset by factors including an increase in sales expenses and a jump in financial costs.

Local brands outpacing international rivals in Asia - Kantar

16 Oct 2015

Demand in Asia for local FMCG products is growing at twice the speed of global brands, a report from Kantar Worldpanel claimed today (16 October).

Bright Dairy invests in ecological dairy farm

28 Sep 2015

Bright Food & Dairy Co. has confirmed plans to invest CNY43.3bn in the development of an “ecological” dairy farm project.

Bright Dairy H1 profits fall

1 Sep 2015

Bright Dairy & Food Co., the Chinese group, has reported a 4% drop in half-year earnings amid "intense" competition in the sector.

Bright Dairy eyes overseas expansion with Tnuva buy

10 Jun 2015

Bright Dairy & Food Co. plans to raise CNY9bn (US$1.45bn) to buy a controlling stake in Israel's Tnuva from its parent company Bright Food Group Co.

Bright Dairy sees profit, sales rise in Q1

30 Apr 2015

China's Bright Dairy and Food Co. has reported a jump in sales and profit for the first quarter of the year.

Bright Dairy sales, profits rise in 2014

31 Mar 2015

Bright Dairy & Food Co., a listed subsidiary of Chinese food group Bright Food Co., saw profits jump almost 40% in 2014.

Bright Food "planning Manassen IPO this year"

9 Jan 2015

Chinese food giant Bright Food Group is reportedly planning to list its Australian unit, Manassen Foods, this year.

Bright Dairy earnings rise on sales gain

30 Oct 2014

Bright Dairy & Food Co., a listed subsidiary of Chinese food group Bright Food Co., reported higher sales and earnings for the first nine months of the year.

BRICs and beyond: How Bright Food is furthering its international strategy

14 Oct 2014

State-backed Chinese food giant Bright Food Co. continued to make progress with its "go global, bring in" ambition when it acquired a majority stake in Italian olive oil manufacturer Salov Group last week. The move is typical of Bright's international strategy as the group continues to further its agenda to grow globally and bring overseas brands to Chinese consumers. Katy Askew reports.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

14 Apr 2014

Olive oil giant Deoleo this week announced its board had backed a takeover bid from private-equity giant CVC Capital Partners. Elsewhere, Mondelez International announced plans for another plant in Russia and the political party that looks set to be the major party in India's next government said it would ban foreign supermarkets entering the country's retail sector.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

14 Apr 2014

Food retailers eyeing India would have been surprised to hear the BJP political party, tipped to lead the country's next government, publish a tough stance on foreign investment in its retail sector. Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke hinted the food giant could be looking at further disposals and Wal-Mart said more affordable organic groceries would be available in the US after a tie-up with the recently-revived Wild Oats brand.

AUS/CHINA: Freedom Foods strikes Bright Dairy production deal

10 Apr 2014

Australia's Freedom Foods Group has struck a deal to supply China's Bright Dairy with "value-added" milk products.

CHINA: Bright Dairy plans 40% capacity increase

3 Jan 2014

Bright Dairy & Food Co., the dairy unit of Chinese food giant Bright Food, has signalled it plans to invest in driving growth across its business by increasing production capacity by 40%.

NZ: Profits up at Synlait, new China laws weigh on sales

24 Sep 2013

New Zealand infant formula and dairy ingredients group Synlait Milk has reported higher annual profits but said changes to regulations in China hit sales, which came in below target.

NETHERLANDS/NZ: FrieslandCampina to invest in Synlait Milk

11 Jul 2013

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina is to take a stake in New Zealand infant formula and dairy ingredients company Synlait Milk, which is set to float this month.

N ZEALAND: Synlait Milk sets final IPO price

10 Jul 2013

New Zealand dairy ingredients and infant formula firm Synlait Milk has set a final price of NZ$2.20 (US$1.73) per share for its IPO.

NZ: Synlait Milk confirms IPO, sets out plans

26 Jun 2013

New Zealand dairy ingredients and infant formula firm Synlait Milk has outlined plans for its IPO - and how it intends to spend the proceeds from the listing.

NZ: Dairy firm Synlait invests in lactoferrin production

8 May 2013

New Zealand dairy Synlait Milk has announced plans to invest US$15m in upgrading its lactoferrin production.

Category crunch: Infant formula in China - part 2

30 Jun 2011

In part two of just-food's category crunch on China's infant formula sector, Petah Marian reports on how product development has reacted to the fears over product safety.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

21 Apr 2011

The week was dominated by the annual results from Tesco, the UK's largest - and the world's third-biggest - retailer. Much of the focus was on comments from new CEO Philip Clarke, who was frank about the challenges the retailer faces at home and abroad. On our analysis pages, we looked at Tesco, the EU health claims process, the problems retailers face with out-of-stocks and Nestle's latest investment in China. Meanwhile, the news of the death of Pietro Ferrero, the joint CEO of confectioner Ferrero, saddended many in the industry.


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