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.
Nestlé will invest $60m to upgrade and expand cereal operations in Mexico, doubling capacity at the plant.
Brazil from other markets as opportunities lie across all age groups for snacks, cereal and bakery, although motivators remain different, says Canadean.
Japan's ultra-developed snack market could be a hotbed for research and development (R&D) in the sector, says Euromonitor.
The head of Nestlé’s business in Asia has admitted the company has made mistakes in the way it has approached the India market by ignoring consumers in the country’s massive...
The Kellogg Company will build a snacks manufacturing facility in Malaysia to increase Pringles capacity across Asia Pacific.
Gluten-free major Genuis is suitably busy with an ambitious international expansion plan as it moves into the United Arab Emirates (UAE), its commercial director says.
Two of Japan’s major food makers have reached an agreement to set up instant noodle joint-ventures in India and Nigeria to meet growing demand from these markets.
British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has tweeted congratulations to a firm which has had success with its cooking technology and will expand to the US.
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Use of functional ingredients and co-branding is needed if dessert mixes are to serve a “lost generation” who want to bake but can’t, says an analyst.
Europe is still behind America on the nutrition bar trend and European perceptions of sweetness levels are different, says ADM marketing boss.
Ishida Europe plans to expand into Africa next year and snacks will spearhead the move, its managing director says.
Hostess Brands could move beyond the US as strong interest from around the world has the potential to spark partnerships, its president says.
Traditional Irish blaa bread joins the likes of the Cornish pasty as it is granted Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) by the European Union.
Tereos Syral says despite innovations within the bakery sector, guilt associated with these products must be overcome to ensure growth.
One year on from its acquisition of Swedish beta-glucan brand OatWell, DSM talks about entering into new markets and capitalizing on European health claims.
The Almond Board of California talks pollination, global supply and Chinese demand at this year’s FiE event in Frankfurt.
Barilla has said it plans to invest €30m into a French bakery plant for its Harry's bread brand.
Do consumers vote with their feet when it comes to palm oil? Probably not — or at least that seems to be the case in emerging markets, where the lion’s...
Grupo Bimbo hopes to boost Mexican business thanks to an agreement with Visa via its technology subsidiary that enables small Mexican retailers to accept electronic card payments.
The wires are ablaze with talk today about the long-awaited entry by Burger King to the Indian fast food market – as much for the chain’s late arrival in the...
Korean food firm Samjo Celltech is set to begin production of sauces and seasonings at its new plant in the Chinese city of Weihai in eastern Shandong Province, the company...
The global frozen bakery market will reach $32,505.2m by 2018, with the Asia-Pacific market promising the greatest growth, according to new report findings.
The humble McAloo Tikki, McDonald’s' cheapest and most popular sandwich in India, is at the centre of a row between the multination’s regional office and one of its disgruntled joint-venture...
PepsiCo's third quarter (Q3) results reveal good year-to-year growth within snack division Frito-Lay, despite the continuing challenge of a trade landscape divided between volatile emerging economies and sluggish developed markets.