Emerging Markets

PepsiCo is pumping in a major investment into is Ethiopian subsidiary Senselet Food Processing, which produces Sun Chips. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo shines a brighter light on Ethiopian snack market

By Gill Hyslop

The Lay’s, Doritos and Cheetos snacking giant believes the East African country is an ‘important growth market’, putting money where its mouth is by investing ETB 2bn ($40m) in its Ethiopian subsidiary Senselet Food Processing, which produces the Sun...

PepsiCo entered the Romanian market in 2004. Pic: GettyImages/omersukrugoksu

PepsiCo ramps up snacks capacity in Romania

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo is investing another $100m – on top of the $320m over the past decade – into Romania, to double the production capacity of its Popești-Leordeni snack plant.

Healthy Heights can be incorporated into much-loved kiddies treats that are better-for-you. Pic: NGS

Healthy Heights targets obesity among South Korean kids

By Gill Hyslop

Israeli paediatric nutrition specialist Nutritional Growth Solutions (NGS) aims to address a disturbing trend among South Korean kids in skipping breakfast, eating fast foods that are high in fat, and consuming too many sugary drinks with the rollout...

'After all we are navigating through what I think you would all agree continues to be an extremely challenging operating environment,' said Steve Cahillane, CEO of Kellogg Company. Pic: GettyImages/BBuilder/Kellogg

Kellogg CEO hints at inevitable price increases

By Gill Hyslop

Steve Cahillane said the breakfast cereal giant – which so far has essentially avoided hiking prices – is finally expecting to crumple amid worsening inflation, lingering supply chain disruptions, a workers’ strike, a plant fire and the war in Ukraine.

BBU's bakeries perform in the top 25% for energy efficiency among similar facilities in the US. Pic: Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo rocks for its ethicality and energy efficiency ethos

By Gill Hyslop

The Mexican bakery giant has been recognised for the sixth time by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, while Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) has been honoured by the EPA for its energy usage at 20 of its facilities, setting the bar for the...

Two Magpies knew it could raise funds in a short space of time from its best-seller. Pic: Two Magpies

The art of craft

Two Magpies raises dough for Ukraine

By Gill Hyslop

The artisan bakery group has joined businesses across the UK to raise funds to help with the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

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