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There's a humanitarian crisis growing in both Ukraine and Russia. Pic: GettyImages/Nastco

The cost of war on the food front

By Gill Hyslop

The list of companies shutting operations in Russia grows daily, however, dozens remain to help out with a different, but no less severe, humanitarian crisis.

Calbee has warned of a snack price hike next year. Pic: GettyImages

Calbee announces snack price hike for 2022

By Gill Hyslop

The Japanese snack giant has warned of a price rise next year, thanks to a poor potato harvest, a sharp increase in production costs raw material and logistics costs, and a weight reduction of some of its signature snacks.

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Calbee to enter granola and veggie puffs categories in US

By Douglas Yu

The Japanese snacks company Calbee is introducing two new snack brands, Granola Medley and Honestly Veggie Popper Duos, to the US early next year, adding to its existing US portfolio of Harvest Snaps, shrimp and potato chips in the market.

Japanese snack giant Calbee has reported a slump in profits. Pic: ©GettyImages/switchpipipi/Bellisimo

Has Calbee’s profit slump put PepsiCo partnership in balance?

By Gill Hyslop

Japanese snack giant Calbee posted a profit decline for its third quarter results for fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 due to sharp slowdown in North America, possibly putting its business partnership with PepsiCo on the line.

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Calbee resumes potato chip sales in Japan

By Gill Hyslop

Japan’s largest potato chip producer Calbee (with a 73% market hold) has restarted sales of the country’s most popular snack it suspended in April due to a severe potato shortage.