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Nestle to buy into Chinese confectioner Hsu Fu Chi

BRICs and beyond: Hsu Fu Chi could sweeten Nestle’s Chinese business

BRICs and beyond: Hsu Fu Chi could sweeten Nestle’s Chinese business

A normally reticent Nestle this week admitted its interest in Chinese confectioner Hsu Fu Chi. The Singapore-listed firm is one of China's largest confectioners and, as Dean Best reports, analysts see the company's distribution in China and knowledge of local consumer habits as key factors in why the world's largest food maker could move for the business.