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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.


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

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.


Aryzta to build another plant in Brazil 17 Aug 2018

Dean Best

Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish bakery group, battling to grow sales and earnings after a problematic couple of years, is planning to build a factory in Brazil.


Marfrig plans $20m investment in Brazil for new beef patty plant 17 Aug 2018

Simon Harvey

Meat giant Marfrig Global Foods plans to spend BRL80m (US$20.3m) to build a new beef patty plant in its home market of Brazil and predicts the site will be up and running by April 2019.


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.


Egyptian dairy company Beyti attracts EBRD funding 15 Aug 2018

Simon Harvey

Egyptian dairy business Beyti is to get a US$44m loan from the European development bank EBRD to fund new investments and refinance debt.



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