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Focus: Bimbo's India entry could spark more deals

Grupo Bimbo, the Mexico-based business that is the world's largest bakery products group, has moved into a new emerging market. Bimbo has mu...

Foodservice, May '17: Pizza Hut, Fiesta, Elior

May saw Yum! Brands set out its plans to boost the performance of its flagging US Pizza Hut chain, investor pressure on US fast-casual opera...

India's new GST tax regime comes in for criticism

India's pan-industry business association ASSOCHAM has hailed the central government's new GST regime, a move to standardise goods and servi...

Analysis: Stonyfield race not yet run

Chinese dairy giant Yili has declared its interest in buying Stonyfield but just-food columnist Victor Martino contends there could be more...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Gerber adapting to grow 1 Aug 2017

Dean Best

Gerber, one of the most-established names in the baby food sector, is marking its 90th anniversary. In some markets, a company can trade on that longevity; in others, it can turn some consumers off. Bill Partyka, Gerber's president and CEO, talks to Dean Best about how the Nestle-owned company is emphasising its heritage in China but seeking to adapt to changing consumer tastes in the US.


Interview: Patanjali Ayurved MD Acharya Balkrishna 6 Jan 2017

Raghavendra Verma

Fast-growing Indian consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved was described this week as "the most disruptive force" in the country's FMCG market. Set up in 2006, Patanjali Ayurved's mix of food and personal care products, combined with its strategy of promoting the Ayurveda system of medicine, has enjoyed rapid growth - and the business has ambitious plans. Raghavendra Verma met Patanjali Ayurved managing director Acharya Balkrishna to find out more.

Latest News

CP Foods profits up despite livestock pressure 16 Aug 2017

Dean Best

Charoen Pokphand Foods, the Thailand-based meat and seafood group, saw its earnings in the first half of the year rise despite a sharp fall in segment profits from its livestock division.


Andros JV means end to Heritage Foods German talks 16 Aug 2017

Raghavendra Verma

Heritage Foods ended talks with an unnamed German dairy producer to team up with France's Andros, the Indian company has told just-food.


H1 sales, earnings up at San Miguel Pure Foods 16 Aug 2017

Dean Best

San Miguel Pure Foods, the Philippines-based meat-to-dairy supplier, has reported higher first-half sales and profits.


Marico to drive Saffola NPD towards health 15 Aug 2017

Raghavendra Verma

India’s consumer goods company Marico is to put emphasis on the product development for food brand Saffola on healthier items.


Meat giant WH Group profits up on fresh pork 15 Aug 2017

Andy Coyne

WH Group, the world's largest pork producer, saw its net profit increase by 1% to US$557m in the first six months of 2017.


UK meat processors cleared for China exports 14 Aug 2017

Andy Coyne

Seven meat processors across England and Northern Ireland have been given the green light to export pork to China.

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