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Coca-Cola HBC plays down wider interest in confectionery after Bambi buy 18 Feb 2019

Coca-Cola HBC has called the purchase of Serbia-based confectioner Bambi, announced today (18 February), "a targeted acquisition in a specific market".


Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company to buy Serbian confectionery firm Bambi 18 Feb 2019

A Coca-Cola bottling company has announced it is to buy a confectionery business based in the Balkans.


Nestle sells Serbian confectionery brand Cipiripi to local firm Paracinka 8 May 2018

Food giant Nestle has sold its Serbian chocolate brand Cipiripi to Paracinka, a subsidiary of Serbian food distributor Silbo.


Serbia's Mlekara Leskovac to start exports to Greece 11 Jul 2017

Serbian dairy group Mlekara Leskovac has ambitions to break into the EU market by initially exporting to Greece.


Ice cream maker Frikom in Serbia anti-trust probe 6 Jun 2017

Serbia's anti-trust watchdog has launched an investigation into local Agrokor-owned ice cream maker Frikom over the company's alleged "abuse of a dominant position on the ice cream distribution and sale markets".


Serbian dairy group Mlekara Sabac "to build factory in Russia" 5 Jun 2017

Serbian dairy group Mlekara Sabac is to build a factory in Russia, the head of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Marko Cadez, has announced.


Serbia launches domestic "quality" mark 22 May 2017

Serbian meat producers will be the first to benefit from the launch of a food quality trademark, Srpski Kvalitet - Serbian quality in English - the first "national quality label" for the country.


Serbia launches grocery market competition inquiry 2 Dec 2016

Competition authorities in Serbia have launched an inquiry into the retail market "focusing on the relationship between retailers and their suppliers" in non-specialised stores that deal mainly with food, beverages and tobacco.


Indofood inaugurates Serbian noodle factory  7 Sep 2016

Indofood has opened an instant noodle factory in the Serbian town of Indjija, 80 kilometres from the country's capital, Belgrade. 


Serbian competition watchdog gives green light for Imlek, Niska Mlekara deal 29 Mar 2016

Serbia's competition watchdog has given the green light for Imlek's acquisition of fellow local dairy group Niska Mlekara.