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China next frontier for determined grocer Kroger

Kroger, one of the largest grocers in the US, has, in the face of a challenging domestic market and the spectre of Amazon, rolled up its sle...

China breakfast cereal - how to tap future growth

Demand for breakfast cereal in China is expected to continue to grow amid the urbanisation of the population and continued interest in Weste...

Focus: China breakfast cereal deep-dive part one

China has been a key target for multinational food companies for decades but success has varied by category. Western-style breakfast cereal...

China's snack lovers nuts about fruits and nuts

In his debut column, just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli looks at how the country's growing wealth and need for convenience has led...

Latest Interviews

"India is a big country with big opportunities to grow" - just-food meets Dr Oetker's Oliver Mirza 23 Mar 2018

Mini Pant Zachariah

German giant Dr Oetker is looking to grow the sales its business in India generates five-fold in just three years. Oliver Mirza, the managing director and chief executive, of Dr Oetker's business in the country spoke to just-food about the company's goal.


Lee Kum Kee targets European demand for "authentic" Chinese cuisine - interview 8 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Over more than a century, Lee Kum Kee, the Hong Kong-based supplier of Chinese sauces, had grown into a multinational supplying more than 120 markets. The privately-owned Lee Kum Kee rarely gives interviews but, at the Anuga trade expo in Germany, Dean Best sat down with Maria Chong, the general manager of the business’ operations in Europe, to hear about the company’s ambitions in the region.

Latest News

Swine fever outbreak sees China's WH Group shut slaughterhouse 17 Aug 2018

Andy Coyne

China's WH Group, the world's largest pork producer, has been ordered by the country's government to shut one of its slaughterhouses amid a swine fever scare.


Mondelez International establishes operations in Bangladesh 16 Aug 2018

Andy Coyne

Confectionery giant Mondelez International has expanded its presence in south Asia by establishing operations in Bangladesh.


Adani Wilmar's bid for Ruchi Soya approved by competition authority 16 Aug 2018

Andy Coyne

India's competition authority has given the all-clear to Adani Wilmar's bid for local edible oil business Ruchi Soya.


Ausnutria manoeuvres for market share gains in Kabrita infant formula 16 Aug 2018

Simon Harvey

 Hong-Kong listed infant-formula maker Ausnutria Dairy Corp. has revealed that it has made a number of strategic moves as part of its attempts to gain further market share for the Kabrita brand. 


Unilever hires JD.com as logistics partner in China 15 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Unilever has appointed Chinese e-commerce major JD.com its local logistics provider in a bid to boost its presence in the country.


South Korea's Lotte Group in supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand 14 Aug 2018

Simon Harvey

The food arm of South Korea's Lotte Group has signed a joint venture supply agreement with Spring Sheep Milk Co. of New Zealand with the possibility of expanding the partnership into China.



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