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Comment: Trade restrictions hitting Russian outlook

9 Jul 2014

In a period of escalating international tensions, Russia is turning to the use of trade restrictions as a political weapon. This adds a layer of risk to food manufacturers exporting goods to the previously promising BRIC market and potentially has some profound consequences for the consumer outlook in the country, Katy Askew suggests.

RUSSIA/UKRAINE: Roshen loses appeal over "unfair" asset seizure

16 May 2014

Ukrainian confectioner Roshen has lost an appeal to overturn the decision regarding the seizure of its Russian accounts.

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

6 May 2014

This week, trademark battles hit the headlines, with Icelandic Seachill securing an injunction against Aldi and Hershey winning a tussle over its Ice Breakers brand with Russia's United Confectioners. Elsewhere, we looked at gluten-free and its growth prospects in the Middle East and analysed the Indonesian dairy sector. Here is the week in quotes

RUSSIA: Hershey wins Icebreaker trademark war with United Confectioners

1 May 2014

The Russian intellectual property has ruled in favour of Hershey in the battle with United Confectioners over the IceBReAKer trademark.

just-food's review of 2013: the year's most-read interviews

19 Dec 2013

2013 was a bumper year for senior executive interviews on just-food and your top ten most-read pieces included our meetings with the CEOs of Nestle, Unilever and Greencore.

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

4 Feb 2013

just-food last week flew to Cologne to bring you the news and views from the ISM confectionery trade show. Here, we spoke with manufacturers including Barry Callebaut, Guylian and United Confectioners, amongst others. Elsewhere, earnings results poured in with Hershey outlining its ambitions for global expansion and Mead Johnson highlighting its progress in China.

INTERVIEW: ISM: United Confectioners looks beyond Russia for growth

29 Jan 2013

United Confectioners has plans to grow its business beyond its stronghold in Russia, where it holds the number one position in the confectionery market. Michelle Russell caught up with export director Timothy Odenwald at the ISM confectionery exhibition in Cologne to find out more about the firm's plans for Europe and beyond.

RUSSIA: United Confectioners sale postponed

29 Nov 2011

The city of Moscow has postponed the sale of its stake in Russia's United Confectioners in order to attract more potential buyers and "strengthen the competition."

RUSSIA: Moscow to sell shares in United Confectioners

26 Aug 2011

The city of Moscow is selling its 26.58% stake in Russia's United Confectioners.

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