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John Shepherd | 15 May 2017

Japanese pharma-to-food group Meiji Holdings has booked a fall in profits for the 12 months to the end of March although sales inched upwards aided by its foods business.

John Shepherd | 16 Mar 2017

Singapore-based confectioner Delfi today (16 March) announced plans to pull out of PT Ceres Meiji Indotama (CMI) - a confectionery manufacturing joint venture in Indonesia with Japanese pharma-to-food group Meiji Holdings.

Katy Askew | 8 Feb 2017

Japanese pharma-to-food group Meiji Holdings has said it expects to beat its forecast for annual profits on the back of growth in its food division.

Dean Best | 24 Nov 2016

Meiji Holdings, the Japan-based food group, has raised its forecasts for annual profits after its half-year earnings, though down year-on-year, came in higher than expected.

Katy Askew | 8 Nov 2016

Japanese food giant Meiji Holdings is expanding its capacity to produce functional yogurt, which it sells under its Meiji Probio brand. 

Dean Best | 3 Aug 2016

Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has reported higher first-quarter sales and profits from its food business, driven in part by improving performances from its yogurt, confectionery and nutrition businesses.

Katy Askew | 13 May 2016

Meiji Holdings is increasing its focus on products with "health value" as the Japanese group works to grow its dairy, nutrition and confectionery businesses over the coming year. 

Katy Askew | 13 May 2016

Japanese food-to-pharmaceuticals group Meiji Holdings has booked a jump in annual profits on the back of efficiency gains and sales growth at its food unit. 

Dean Best | 5 Feb 2016

Meiji Holdings has reported higher nine-month profits, as the Japan-based dairy-to-confectionery group raised prices to offset raw material costs but also saw net sales grow in what it called "a favourable consumption environment".

Dean Best | 21 Dec 2015

Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has sold local confectionery retail business Francais to candy maker Kotobuki Spirits.

Dean Best | 12 Oct 2015

Nestle's "advanced" talks to put the bulk of its ice cream business into a venture with the UK's R&R Ice Cream was the week's stand-out M&A story, while regulatory developments - the TPP trade deal, food safety rules in China and US dietary guidelines - caught the eye elsewhere.

Dean Best | 6 Oct 2015

Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food group, has announced plans to expand its local production of yoghurt drinks.

Hannah Abdulla | 17 Aug 2015

Japanese food manufacturer Meiji Holdings has announced the relaunch of McVitie's biscuits in the country.

Katy Askew | 5 Aug 2015

Japanese food-to-pharma group Meiji Holdings has booked higher first-quarter earnings as sales were lifted by "mild" economic recovery in its domestic market.

Dean Best | 8 Jan 2015

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has opened a new ice cream factory in China's southern city of Guangzhou.

Dean Best | 11 Nov 2014

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings saw its profits grow by over 28% in the first half of its financial year despite stagnant sales.

Dean Best | 27 Aug 2014

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has booked a 13% increase in first-quarter profits despite a decrease in sales.

Katy Askew | 20 Nov 2013

Meiji Holdings, the Japanese food-to-pharmacy giant, has booked a jump in first-half earnings as it continues to progress its mid-term "Take Off 14" growth strategy.

Katy Askew | 20 Nov 2013

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has started producing fresh dairy products for the Chinese market.

Katy Askew | 20 Nov 2013

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has increased its production capacity for probiotic yoghurt in response to growing domestic demand.

Dean Best | 25 Oct 2013

Japanese food group Meiji Holdings has reportedly announced it will pull out of China's baby food market, where this summer it was found guilty of breaking competition rules.

Michelle Russell | 11 Oct 2012

Japanese confectioner Morinaga has signed a licensing deal with Kellogg for the distribution of the Pringles brand in the country.

Dean Best | 27 May 2011

Even after record annual profits, HJ Heinz is looking to improve its business and the US food maker this week announced plans to revamp its global supply chain. Elsewhere, the sale of a majority stake in frozen-food retailer Iceland Foods is a talking point in the UK, while in Europe, Denmark's reported ban of Marmite, Nestle's launch of a baby formula "capsule" and a fatal E.coli outbreak in Germany grabbed the headlines. Click on the headlines for more.

Wang Fangqing | 24 May 2011

Japanese dairy product manufacturer Meiji Holdings is planning to double its sales in south-east Asia.

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