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INDIA: Britannia hit by strike action

18 Jul 2014

Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed strike action by contract labour has hit production at a factory in Delhi.

INDIA: Britannia FY profits up on margin expansion

30 May 2014

Britannia Industries, the Indian biscuits-to-dairy giant, has booked a jump in full-year earnings as stronger operating margins and higher sales boosted the bottom line.

INDIA: Britannia 9M sales, earnings rise

17 Feb 2014

Britannia Industries has booked a jump in sales and earnings during the first nine months of its financial year.

INDIA: Price war worries as Parle cuts biscuit prices

9 Jan 2014

Indian bakery manufacturer Parle Products has effectively reduced prices of biscuit brands including Parle-G in a move that could trigger a price war with rivals including Britannia Industries.

INDIA: Britannia silent over MD exit talk

7 Jan 2014

Indian food group Britannia Industries has refused to be drawn on a report MD Vinita Bali is set to leave the company in March.

INDIA: Britannia plans another baked goods plant

18 Dec 2013

Indian food major Britannia Industries is set to build another baked goods facility in the country.

INDIA: Britannia H1 sales, earnings soar

12 Nov 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its sales and earnings climb in the first six months of its financial year.

India briefing: Foreign, domestic FMCG firms fight for share

31 Oct 2013

India presents significant potential to overseas FMCG firms - and some, like PepsiCo, Cadbury and United Biscuits have built big businesses in the market. However, India has its own domestic titans while there are smaller firms that can compete by offering products that are different to bigger foreign brands. Raghavendra Verma reports from New Delhi.

INDIA: Britannia to build Gujarat biscuit facility

13 Aug 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has confirmed plans to build a new biscuit facility in Gujarat in the west of the country.

INDIA: Britannia Q1 earnings climb

12 Aug 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries saw its earnings climb in its first quarter, boosted by an increase in sales.

INDIA: Britannia MD Bali gets new role in international drive

30 May 2013

Indian bakery and dairy group Britannia Industries is preparing for an "aggressive" international push - and has handed MD Vinita Bali the task of driving its expansion overseas.

INDIA: Britannia profit surges as sales gain

24 May 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked higher net profit for fiscal 2012/13, boosted by higher sales.

Best bits: Danone steps up investment in future growth

20 May 2013

In recent months, Danone has come under scrutiny for the performance of its fresh dairy operations in Europe. However, in spite of - or perhaps because of - the work needed to turn that business around, the French food giant appears to be stepping up expansion in faster-growing markets and categories.

INDIA: Britannia Q3 profit rises

12 Feb 2013

Indian food group Britannia Industries has booked an increase in sales and profits in its third quarter.

INDIA: Britannia Industries appoints Menon as CFO

8 Jan 2013

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has appointed Vinod Menon to the role of CFO as part of a management shuffle.

INDIA: Britannia Industries H1 profits climb

6 Nov 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has recorded an increase in first-half earnings.

INDIA: Britannia Industries rolls out yoghurt and cheese lines

17 Sep 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has launched yoghurt and cheese lines.

INDIA: Britannia Industries Q1 profits climb

6 Aug 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked an increase in first-quarter profits.

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

25 Jun 2012

New Carrefour CEO Georges Plassat took to the stage this week at the firm's AGM, where he informed attendees of the tough task ahead to revive the ailing group.

INDIA: Britannia probes staff over alleged misconduct

20 Jun 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries is investigating ten employees for violating its code of conduct.

INDIA: Britannia Industries FY profits jump

29 May 2012

Indian food giant Britannia Industries has booked higher annual profits as it controlled costs and saw NPD improve sales.

INDIA: India's dairy sector wants export ban lifted

5 Apr 2012

India's US$70bn dairy sector has asked the country's government to lift the ban on export of milk and milk products, telling just-food domestic supplies are sufficiently healthy for international trading.

UK: FMCG veteran Puri takes Tate & Lyle research role

23 Feb 2012

Ajai Puri, a former executive with baby food group Numico and The Coca-Cola Co., has joined Tate & Lyle's board of directors.

INDIA: Britannia profits leap 45% on margins, sales

13 Feb 2012

Britannia Industries booked a 45% jump in quarterly profits, as the Indian biscuit and dairy group reaped the benefits of higher sales and improved margins.

INDIA: Britannia books higher H1 sales, profit

14 Nov 2011

Indian food group Britannia Industries has reported a jump in half-year profits on the back of improved efficiency and higher sales.

INDIA: Britannia Industries profits jump in Q1

8 Aug 2011

Indian food manufacturer Britannia Industries has recorded a jump in profits in the first quarter of its financial year.

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

22 Jul 2011

The weak consumer climate was brought into sharp relief in the UK this week when data showed the steepest drop in food sales volumes for over 20 years. On the other side of the Irish Sea, retailer Superquinn moved into receivership and local rival Musgrave was lined up as a buyer, although the deal has met opposition. And, in the US, PepsiCo became the first of the major food makers to issue second-quarter results - with a promise to raise prices to offset commodity pressure. Click on the headlines for more.

INDIA: Britannia launches biscuit for health-conscious women

19 Jul 2011

Indian biscuit maker Britannia Industries has launched a product designed to appeal to health-conscious female consumers.

INDIA: Britannia to build plant, R&D centre in Bangalore

18 Jul 2011

Indian biscuit manufacturer Britannia Industries has confirmed to just-food that it will set up a bakery and an R&D centre on the outskirts of Bangalore.

BRICs and beyond: Fonterra looking to milk Brazilian dairy market

27 May 2011

With recent investment in China - and a possible venture in India in the pipeline - Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy giant, is no stranger to the BRIC markets.


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