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BRICs and beyond: Competition rises in Indonesia's growing dairy sector 28 Apr 2014

Drinking milk consumption in Indonesia lags neighbouring countries in Asia. However, demographic drivers and growing consumer awareness around the functional benefits of dairy mean demand is expected to witness dynamic growth. As international and domestic players vie for position in the market competition is also growing apace. Katy Askew reports.


Interview: 7-Eleven's Indonesian operator Modern Putra outlines ambitions 22 Oct 2013

7-Eleven has built a significant worldwide presence since its inception in 1927 but the Japanese-owned international convenience chain still has its eye on building its presence in key emerging markets. Michelle Russell met Henri Honoris, the head of Modern Putra Indonesia, 7-Eleven's operator in the populous Asian market, to discuss the plans for the chain there.

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Westland Milk Products seeks tie-up with Indonesia's Kalbe 19 Mar 2018

New Zealand's second-largest dairy cooperative Westland Milk Products has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indonesian consumer health and nutrition company Kalbe (PT Sanghiang Perkasa) to form a "strategic partnership".


Arla Foods enters Indonesia joint venture to boost South East Asia growth strategy 22 Dec 2017

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods is forming a joint venture with Indonesia's PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur (ICBP) as the company expands its operations in South East Asia.


Danone forges deal with e-commerce provider in South East Asia 28 Nov 2017

Danone has tied up a 'strategic regional partnership' with South East Asian e-commerce platform Lazada which will initially see its infant nutrition products sold on the online platform.


Indonesia loses WTO appeal on food import restrictions 10 Nov 2017

New Zealand and the US have welcomed the decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to reject Indonesia's appeal over its restrictions on imports of food and animal products.


Infofood touts palm oil performance as profits rise 14 Aug 2017

Indonesia's Indofood has posted higher first-half sales and profits, pointing to growth from its agribusiness arm.


Delfi cuts FY sales forecast, warns on profits 8 Aug 2017

Singapore-based confectioner Delfi today (8 August) downgraded its expectations for its annual sales and cautioned its 2017 profits could come in lower than last year.


Indofood hails Q1 growth 2 May 2017

Indofood has reported higher first-quarter sales and profits despite what the Indonesia-based food group had been "weaker market demand" during the first three months of the year.


Confectioner Delfi strikes Indonesia venture with Japan candy firm Yuraku 24 Apr 2017

Singapore-listed candy group Delfi has announced a new venture in Indonesia - its largest market - a month after pulling out of a different tie-up in the country.


Indofood profits leap in 2016 24 Mar 2017

Indofood, the Indonesia-based food group, today (24 March) booked a jump in annual profits, helped by one-off factors but also underlying growth.


Delfi to exit venture with Meiji in Indonesia 16 Mar 2017

Singapore-based confectioner Delfi today (16 March) announced plans to pull out of PT Ceres Meiji Indotama (CMI) - a confectionery manufacturing joint venture in Indonesia with Japanese pharma-to-food group Meiji Holdings.