Emerging Markets

Report forecasts frozen bread sector promise

Frozen bakery will to soar to $32.5bn by 2018

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

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. 

PepsiCo announces third quarter results

PepsiCo powers through with collective portfolio

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

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.

Prof backs GI to battle obesity in Asia

Live from the 20th International Congress of Nutrition

Prof: 'GI can be more powerful obesity-fighting tool in Asia than the west'

By Shane Starling in Granada, Spain

Prebiotics and other fibres have a big role to play in curbing spiraling obesity, diabetic and pre-diabetic rates in emerging economies like India and China, according to one respected nutrition academic here at the ICN in Granada.

Fast food growth rate set to be a whopper in India

Fast food growth rate set to be a whopper in India

By RJ Whitehead

While the Indian economy slows, its consumers’ taste for burgers and pizzas is growing fast, with one research agency suggesting the fast food market there will double over the next three years. 

Can ramen be the saviour with food security in the soup

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Can ramen be the saviour with food security in the soup

By RJ Whitehead

If you were asked to list Japan’s biggest export concepts, what would you say? Undoubtedly consumer electronics would be there; cars too - after all, the country has made the production of complex goods into an art form, regardless of the weight of the...

KFC named China’s most powerful brand

China research

KFC named China’s most powerful brand

By RJ Whitehead

Fast food chain KFC tops the table in China as the most powerful international brand in the country, according to research compiled for the BBC.

Quinoa prices have tripled since 2006

How sustainable is quinoa?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Interest in quinoa has surged among consumers in Europe and the United States – but the rapid increase in its popularity has also given rise to concerns about sustainable production.

Bimbo is the fifth most chosen food brand but global penetration is low, find Kantar World Panel

Bimbo: The not-so-global brand

By Kacey Culliney

Bimbo is a popular bakery brand that is in growth but global penetration remains fairly low outside Latin America, an expert says.

Lay's would be no. 5 most chosen FMCG brand if Walkers, Sabritas, Margarita and Elma Chips were included

Lay’s is no. 9 most chosen global FMCG brand

By Kacey Culliney

Frito-Lay’s flagship brand Lay’s has a global penetration of 26% and is the ninth most chosen fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) brand in the world, according to Kantar World Panel.

The globe shares ideas on snacking prompting brand building opportunities, Euromonitor says

Snacking on global brand ideas with Euromonitor

The big eat: A shared global snack vision

By Kacey Culliney

A snack is a snack in every market making global brand building easier, a Euromonitor analyst says.

Nestlé 9-month sales up 11%

Emerging markets continue to drive Nestlé sales

By Oliver Nieburg

Food and nutrition giant Nestlé has reported improved sales in its 9-month results driven by growth in emerging markets, but Q3 was a little slower than last year.

BRIC markets to drive growth for Kraft’s Mondelez spin-off

The Mondelez Series - New confectionery powerhouse

BRIC markets to drive growth for Kraft’s Mondelez spin-off

By Oliver Nieburg

The developing markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China will drive sales for Kraft’s global snacks business Mondelez International, according to CEO Irene Rosenfeld.

Cookies show promise for global growth

Latin America and Asia to dominate global bakery

By Kacey Culliney

As bakery growth flattens in Western economies, Latin America and Asia Pacific are two emerging markets that are set to dominate global bakery growth, an analyst suggests.