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The rise of Vietnam: Opportunity knocks despite recent wobbles

12 Jun 2014

Rising incomes, a relatively young population and a growing urbanisation have meant Vietnam has been held up as one of the next wave of emerging markets, beyond the BRICs. However, growth has slowed and a recent dispute with China has knocked investor confidence. Nevertheless, industry analysts believe Vietnam still offers plenty of opportunities for food companies. Dean Best reports.

The rise of Vietnam: Milking the growth of Vietnam's dairy sector

12 Jun 2014

There are challenges, notably in distribution, and the market has some well-entrenched players but Vietnam's dairy sector is growing rapidly and consumption is still below neighbouring countries. Dean Best analyses the market.

India briefing: The challenge of distribution

31 Oct 2013

India is a country of markets within markets, involving numerous languages, varying tastes and cultural preferences - posing challenges to nationwide advertising and marketing and hindering pan-Indian distribution. Such problems are hindering growth but, as Raghavendra Verma writes from New Delhi, there are solutions for FMCG companies.

VIETNAM: Vinamilk eyes expansion with new dairy plant

11 Sep 2013

Vietnamese dairy group Vinamilk has said that the opening of a new facility in Vietnam will further its aim of becoming one of the world's top 50 dairy companies.

CHINA: Beijing claims firms knowingly broke law on dairy pricing

9 Jul 2013

Foreign suppliers of milk products to the China market suspected of colluding to maintain high prices could face hefty fines if found guilty, according to the China State Food & Drug Administration (SFDA).

CHINA: Tetra Pak to "co-operate" on China monopoly probe

9 Jul 2013

Tetra Pak has said it will "co-operate" with Chinese authorities on their investigation into the packaging giant for alleged abuses of its market position.

Comment: "On the go" the new watchword in NPD

7 Jun 2013

It has been on the cards for years, but in the past few weeks it has really been hammered home: "on the go" consumption is having a significant impact on the food industry. It is shaping what, how, when and where we eat. While traditional eating patterns are being challenged, the shift presents a growth opportunity for food manufacturers.

just-food's research round-up: Seafood processing in the UK, ethnic/traditional US snacks market

21 Dec 2012

The latest batch of reports from the just-food research store includes seafood processing in the UK, the ethnic/traditional snack market in the US and functional food and drinks.

Packaging - the challenges of greener packaging

30 Nov 2012

Sustainability has become a key area of focus for most, if not all, manufacturers and retailers, as companies look to make their businesses more environmentally-friendly.

Packaging - the trends behind innovation

30 Nov 2012

As competition in the grocery sector continues at apace, it has become more important than ever for manufacturers and retailers to ensure their packaging stands out on shelf and addresses a range of key issues. This can range from the design and functionality of packaging to the cost and on-shelf impact. Here, packaging firms tell just-food what is driving innovation in the sector, the challenges and the trends that are emerging.

CANADA: SunOpta appoints Tetra Pak's Jacobs COO

3 Jul 2012

SunOpta has appointed Tetra Pak executive Hendrik Jacobs to the post of president and chief operating officer.

UK: Tetra Pak makes technical director appointment

25 Nov 2011

Tetra Pak has appointed a technical director for its UK and Ireland units.

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

24 Oct 2011

This week, two of the world's biggest retailers Wal-Mart and Carrefour were in the spotlight. Wal-Mart is facing questions over its business in China and Carrefour, after a series of profit warnings, is under pressure from one of its investors. Meanwhile, the world's dairy sector gathered in Italy to discuss the challenges facing the sector, including its impact on the environment.

SWEDEN: Challenges remain in emerging markets - Tetra Pak CEO

18 Oct 2011

Despite the company's advances, challenges remain in emerging markets, according to Tetra Pak CEO Dennis Jonsson.

In the spotlight: Can dairy feed the world?

18 Oct 2011

This week representatives from dairy companies around the world are gathered at the World Dairy Summit in the Italian city of Parma to discuss the role dairy can play in feeding a rapidly growing global population, while limiting the impact the industry has on the environment.

SWEDEN: Tetra Pak CEO admits dairy consolidation pressure

17 Oct 2011

Tetra Pak CEO Dennis Jönsson has said the consolidation in the dairy sector is putting new demands on the packaging company.

SWITZ: Tetra Pak to relaunch carton

12 Oct 2011

Tetra Pak is to launch a revamped version of its carton globally, which it claims improves functionality and has a "better environmental profile".

BRAZIL: Nestle partners with Tetra Pak for bioplastic caps

1 Aug 2011

Nestle has partnered with Tetra Pak to create plastic bottle caps made from sugar cane in Brazil.

INDIA: Danone extends presence through Bangalore launch

7 Jul 2011

Danone has revealed plans to extend its presence in India with the roll out of yoghurts into the city of Bangalore.

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

20 May 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is still struggling in the US but it has found a bright spark in the positive comparable sales in its food division. Similarly, this week, Carrefour talked up its ability to turnaround the more sluggish aspects of its businessWal-Mart Stores is still struggling in the US but it has found a bright spark in the positive comparable sales in its food division. Similarly, Carrefour talked up its ability to turnaround the more sluggish aspects of its business this week.

Talking tech: Tetra Pak uses IT to drive innovation

18 May 2011

Tetra Pak revealed plans to acclerate its rate of innovation when launched a new milk carton on Monday (16 May). The packaging manufacturer has promised to "double the quality" of its products while halving the time to market. Petah Marian visited the company to find out about the drivers and the results behind this pace of development.

SWEDEN: Tetra Pak launches carton bottle

17 May 2011

Tetra Pak has launched the world's first aseptic carton bottle for milk for the ambient white milk sector.

The just-food management briefing - sustainable packaging

26 Apr 2011

In the first part of just-food's latest management briefing, Jonathan Thomas outlines the moves to create industry-wide standards on sustainable packaging and the moves made by individual food companies to make their packaging more environmentally-friendly.

The just-food management briefing - sustainable packaging - renewable and biodegradable packaging

26 Apr 2011

just-food's management briefing now turns to packaging from renewable sources, which, Jonathan Thomas writes, is developing rapidly. Renewable and biodegradable packaging are gaining traction in an industry keen to become more sustainable.

The just-food management briefing - sustainable packaging - case studies

26 Apr 2011

The final part of just-food's look at sustainable packaging looks at two companies at the forefront of developments in the sector - CSM and Tetra Pak.

SWEDEN: Packaging sales drives Tetra Pak turnover in 2010

5 Apr 2011

Stronger sales from packaging have boosted annual revenues at Tetra Pak, the Sweden-based carton maker said today (5 March).

PAKISTAN: Tetra Pak opens packaging site in Lahore

17 Mar 2011

Tetra Pak has opened a packaging site in the Pakistani city of Lahore to serve domestic customers and those further afield in the Middle East.

INDIA: Tetra Pak plans major expansion in India

10 Feb 2011

Packaging giant Tetra Pak is investing US$130m in India to set up a second facility at Chakan, near Pune, western India, to manufacture carton packaging for dairy beverages and fruit-based drinks in south Asia and the Middle East.

UK: Tetra Pak jobs under threat

1 Oct 2010

Packaging giant Tetra Pak could cut around 150 jobs at a site in the UK after admitting production at the site could end.

Update: UK: Bullish Ocado CEO looks to future after IPO

21 Jul 2010

Ocado CEO Tim Steiner insisted today (21 July) that investors are buying into the much-criticised online retailer's future, not its past, as the UK group made its debut on the London stock exchange.

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