Manufacturers in their swarms are flurrying to emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, China and India to cash in on booming populations that have money to spend. But it isn't a simple 'shift' of business model. Companies must work hard to carefully tailor products and marketing to very different and varied consumer groups.
Multinational companies should reconsider their business strategies amid China’s economic slowdown, Mondelēz China president Stephen Maher told the audience at the recent Food and Beverage Innovation Forum in Shanghai....
The European Commission says it has opened an investigation to see if the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.
Israeli health chiefs have suspended the Good Manufacturing Practice certificate at a Unilever factory after potentially contaminated breakfast cereal was sent out to retailers.
The Australian Diabetes Society president has said people with type 2 diabetes should be wary of social media hype about the benefits of going on the paleo diet, arguing there...
A “packaged roti” for a market that has been turning its back on homemade breads in favour of more convenient products with longer shelf-life is now available from a range...
Kraft Foods has officially introduced its Planters Peanuts brand to China for the first time.
Mondelēz International has tailored its Milka brand to Chinese tastes ahead of September launch for the power brand in the emerging Chinese market.
Pressure on volumes in the US private label bread market has offset growth in Grupo Bimbo brands, the company has reported.
Taiwan’s food safety authorities are evaluating whether regulations governing the use of two additives to flour products should be amended.
General Mills is set to close production lines in Brazil, China and the US - with the potential loss of almost 1,100 jobs - as part of plans to improve...
Snacks and confectionery value sales growth has slowed to its lowest level in at least five years in many parts of the world, according to data from retail analysts Euromonitor...
MonoSol has partnered with food-grade film customer Dicoisa to package F&B ingredients in pouches that dissolve and release their contents when exposed to water.
The long-running potassium bromate in bread affair seems to have reached a conclusion, after India’s food regulator banned the chemical—a common bakery additive.
UK snacks supplier Tyrrells is investing in Yarra Valley Snack Foods – the Australian business it acquired last year – as it looks to expand the Tyrrells brand in the...
California popcorn brand Gaslamp is introducing new flavor Malibu Mix to grocery stores across the state as it continues to tap demand for locally produced food.
A Finnish project is to investigate the main hurdles and opportunities for the edible insect industry by linking up input from multidisciplinary players from relevant sectors.
Sweets and snacks companies are increasingly targeting consumers by branding their products “thin” to suggest convenience or health, or to tap the snacking chocolate trend.
Asian marinades brand Soy Vay has extended into the US snacks category with the launch of popped rice clusters.
Bare Snacks is about to launch a range of organic coconut chips as it sets its sights on expanding its distribution.
Yildiz Holding is bringing together its core confectionery and bakery businesses to form new global company Pladis.
Seed brand Bigs is aiming to tap demand for hot sauces - and bring innovation to the pumpkin seed category - with two new products.
US wheat stocks are set to grow, according to new forecasts from the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO).
South American food producer Hathor Group is looking to secure US distribution for its Grano cookies and granola.
With wheat exports to North Africa tipped to increase this year, UK businesses have been raising awareness of the properties of locally grown flour to overseas bakers.
Health officials have urged consumers not to panic over the presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread after an analysis revealed that many of India’s most popular bakery brands tested positive...