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Google and JD.com - another e-commerce powerplay

There was another e-commerce powerplay this week, with Google investing in and setting out plans to work with Chinese e-commerce retailer JD...

Big Data and future of retail in China

The way consumers shop in China is changing. The country's Internet giants are using e-commerce data to blend on- and off-line experiences i...

February sees spike in food M&A - data

just-food's index of mergers and acquisitions in the international packaged food sector highlights the volume of deals being announced, as c...

What could drive evolution of India's food sector?

For a flavour of senior industry executives working in India see the country's food industry developing, Mini Pant Zachariah went to India F...

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.


Colombia's Colombina targets $1bn sales from health drive, international expansion - interview 19 Oct 2017

Ivan Castano

Colombina, the Colombia-based food manufacturer, has enjoyed solid growth in the last decade and, to maintain its performance, it is looking towards its growing line of healthier products and its international businesses. Ivan Castano spoke to marketing vice president Jose Fernando Ochoa and CEO Cesar Caicedo to hear more about the company's plans.

Latest News

Peru issues warning labels for foods high in fat, salt, sugar 22 Jun 2018

Paula Krizanovic

Food manufacturers operating in Peru will have to include warning labels on the packaging of and adverts for products with high levels of salt, sugar and fats.


Fonterra rallies to defend Chinese JV partner after manufacturing breach  21 Jun 2018

Andy Coyne

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has defended its Chinese joint venture Beingmate after the infant formula business became embroiled in a manufacturing rules breach.


Hochdorf sells plant in Lithuania 19 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has offloaded a milk-protein plant in Lithuania.


Kraft Heinz 'mulls sale of Complan in India' 19 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Kraft Heinz is reportedly considering selling the ownership of Complan in India, where the US food giant owns the brand.


US food producers to be hit by Chinese retaliatory tariffs 18 Jun 2018

Andy Coyne

China has listed 545 US products on which it will impose new tariffs - including many food items - in response to the US announcement on Friday (15 June) it will impose additional tariffs on US$50bn worth of Chinese goods.


Nestle, Kraft Heinz, Coke 'eyeing GSK's Horlicks' 18 Jun 2018

Dean Best

Nestle, Kraft Heinz and Coca-Cola are reportedly among the companies to have held early talks on a possible move to buy the food and drinks brand Horlicks, owned by UK-based pharmaceutical group GlaxoSmithKline.



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