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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

CHINA: Tetra Pak opens China technology centre

13 Apr 2010

Tetra Pak, the packaging giant, has today (13 April) opened its new technology centre in Pudong, Shanghai.

FRANCE: Carrefour moves to FSC-certified packaging

1 Apr 2010

Carrefour has reached an agreement with packaging group Tetra Pak that will see the retail giant increase its use of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified packaging in France.

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

4 Dec 2009

Little surprise that some of the choicest quotes of the week focused on Kraft Foods' pursuit of Cadbury. The US food giant faced criticism from UK union officials of its perceived lack of commitment over Cadbury jobs should it succeed in its quest for the confectioner. Supplier criticism was also revealed to be a key factor in the decision of First Milk's chief to leave the UK dairy co-op, while key dairy supplier, packaging giant Tetra Pak, warned the recession means consumer behaviour will never be the same again.

INSIGHT: Consumers have changed "for good" - Tetra Pak

3 Dec 2009

The chief executive of packaging group Tetra Pak said today (3 December) that he believes the recession has permanently changed consumer behaviour and that value for money will remain critical for shoppers.

WORLD: Ambient bucks liquid dairy downturn in West - Tetra Pak

3 Dec 2009

Ambient milk will be a "key growth segment" in the world's developed dairy markets, packaging giant Tetra Pak said today (3 December), as milk processors battle to drive sales in the mature markets of the West.

UK/IRELAND: Tetra Pak rolls out FSC cartons

22 Oct 2009

Tetra Pak, the packaging giant, has said that up to 75% of its cartons used by food and beverage firms in the UK and Ireland will use paperboard made from forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.

GLOBAL: Tetra Pak expands school milk programme support

29 Sep 2009

Packaging giant Tetra Pak has announced its support of two additional school milk programmes in Ecuador and Morocco.

US: Former Tetra Pak CEO joins Campbell board

29 Jun 2009

Campbell Soup Company announced today (29 June) that its directors have elected retired Tetra Pak CEO Nick Shreiber to join the board, effective 1 July.

VENEZUELA: Tetra Pak seeks Chavez talks

16 Jun 2009

Controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, scourge of a number of Western multinationals, has reportedly turned his attention to packaging giant Tetra Pak and threatened to ride roughshod over patents protecting the group's products.

SWEDEN: Emerging market investment key for Tetra Pak

1 Jun 2009

Packaging giant Tetra Pak has said it will invest in production in emerging markets over the next year, particularly in China, India and Pakistan and is looking for land for expansion.

SWEDEN: Drop in demand hits Tetra Pak sales growth

1 Apr 2009

Packaging giant Tetra Pak posted a decline in sales growth for the fourth quarter of 2008 after stalling economies and the global credit crunch hit demand.

EUROPE: Carrefour, Tetra Pak team up with green push

2 Feb 2009

Carrefour has joined forces with Tetra Pak to launch a consumer awareness campaign to coincide with EU Sustainable Energy Week (9-13 February).

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