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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

Sustainability at heart of Ajinomoto's global ambitions 13 Oct 2017

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper looks at how Japan food and ingredients group Ajinomoto’s approach to sustainability ties in with its broader ambitions to become a leading force on the world food stage.


Nestle's baby food arm Gerber on adapting to grow - interview 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.

Latest News

Charoen Pokphand Foods devises new antimicrobial policy 20 Oct 2017

Dean Best

Thailand-based food giant Charoen Pokphand Foods has set out a new policy for its use of antibiotics in its livestock and aquaculture operations.


PepsiCo's expansion in Russia to boost Lay's crisps output 25% 20 Oct 2017

Simon Harvey

PepsiCo has completed the expansion of a Lay's potato crisps plant in Russia, the company's largest for the snack product in Europe, which will see capacity initially increase by 25%.


Savencia Fromage & Dairy takes majority stake in Russian cheesemaker Belebey 18 Oct 2017

Stuart Todd

France's Savencia Fromage & Dairy has taken a majority stake in Russian cheese maker OAO Belebey, a subsidiary of the Neral Group.


Danone launches protein-enriched snack in India 13 Oct 2017

Dean Best

Danone has launched a line of protein-enriched snacks in India, targeting the under-consumption of the nutrient in swathes of the country's population.


Nestle to open infant formula plant in Russia 12 Oct 2017

Dean Best

Nestle has started building its first infant formula manufacturing facility in Russia.


Mondelez starts Cadbury Joy Deliveries e-commerce site in India 11 Oct 2017

Simon Harvey

Mondelez International's Indian unit has launched "Cadbury Joy Deliveries'', a direct-to-consumer website to build on opportunities in the corporate gifting sector.

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