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What potential does Myanmar offer food exporters? 6 Jun 2016

With tourism supporting growing demand for branded foods in Myanmar, the growing market offers international food makers a growth opportunity. However, the country - which has infrastructure and regulatory challenges - can also be difficult to navigate. just-food spoke to industry experts on the ground to find out more.

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Lotte seals deal for Myanmar bakery firm L&M Mayson 31 Jan 2019

Lotte Confectionery has secured the acquisition of a majority stake in a bakery business in Myanmar, adding food manufacturing to its interests in the country.

Vinamilk plays down report of Myanmar factory launch 29 Jan 2019

Vietnamese dairy group Vinamilk has responded to reports in the media suggesting it is planning to open a facility in Myanmar this year.

Ajinomoto eyes Myanmar expansion 2 Oct 2017

Ajinomoto, the Japan-based food and ingredients group, is looking to expand its business in Myanmar after restarting the local packaging of products in the country.

Yakult plans plant in Myanmar 16 May 2016

Yakult plans to launch a production facility on the outskirts of Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon by next year.

Mitusbishi Corp. forms Myanmar JV 1 Apr 2015

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has invested in Myanmar's Capital Diamond Star Group to manufacture and distribute food in the market and regionally.

MYANMAR: Nestle sets up local subsidiary 26 Sep 2013

Nestle has confirmed it has set up a subsidiary in Myanmar, an indication it could follow the likes of PepsiCo and Ferrero into the market.

MYANMAR: PepsiCo nears snacks distribution 12 Jun 2013

PepsiCo could start distributing snack brands in the Asian country of Myanmar this year.

MYANMAR: Perfetti Van Melle signs DKSH deal for Myanmar entry 23 Nov 2012

Dutch-Italian confectioner Perfetti Van Melle has signed a marketing, sales and distribution deal with global market expansion firm DKSH for the launch of its products into Myanmar.