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India instant noodles - what could drive growth?

Instant noodles have taken hold in India, which is now the fourth-largest market for the product, according to industry figures. But how cou...

How instant noodles have won over India

Instant noodles - a product born in Japan - have reached into south-east Asia and are spreading further across the continent, with India a m...

Column: China, final frontier for cheese sellers

When I arrived in China as a student in 1975, I knew that most Chinese didn’t like dairy products in general and particularly disliked chees...

Chilli is spicing up parts of China's food sector

just-food's China columnist Peter Peverelli outlines how chilli flavours has made inroads in the country's packaged food industry as the pal...

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

Danone not interested in Horlicks India assets 22 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Danone is not in the running to buy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Indian nutrition business, the chief executive of the French giant said today (22 October).


Marine Harvest inks salmon supply deal in China with e-commerce giant Alibaba 19 Oct 2018

Simon Harvey

Norway-based seafood group Marine Harvest has entered into an agreement with China's e-commerce giant Alibaba for the supply of fresh salmon products.


New Products - Coca-Cola milk JV Fairlife launches snack-sized beverages; Oatly takes oatmeal drinks to Spain; Unilever rolls out Culture Republick ice cream pints in US; Nomad-Foods owned Aunt Bessie's Melt in the Middle desserts 19 Oct 2018

just-food.com

This week's product news includes Nestle's plan to take its A2 infant formula into more markets and Tesco doubling the size of its Wicked Kitchen vegan range in the UK.


Alibaba's Tmall eyes faster product innovation in market research deal 17 Oct 2018

Lucy Britner

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba's e-commerce platform has partnered with a range of market research groups as it looks to help companies speed up their new product development process.


India dairy firm Kwality hit with bankruptcy proceedings 17 Oct 2018

Dean Best

Kwality, the India-based dairy business, said today (17 October) it is the subject of a bankruptcy petition filed before the country's National Company Law Tribunal.


Ajinomoto consolidates food operations to boost margins 16 Oct 2018

Simon Harvey

Japan-based food group Ajinomoto is consolidating operations as part of a restructuring exercise in a bid to raise profit margins.



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