Multinational food firms are manufacturing poorer quality, unhealthier (but sometimes more expensive) versions of their trademarked brands for the Eastern Europe market, says the Czech Republic, which wants to see EU legislation to protect consumers....
Norwegian food company Rieber & Son group is selling its Polish ambient cake operation as the group said the category does not fit with its decision to focus on products specially tailored to each country it operates in.
The Czech Republic, the first CEE country to be admitted into the
OECD, has attracted a large amount of foreign direct investment
(FDI) since 1990, making it the most successful new member state in
terms of FDI per capita, writes...
The rise of snacks as grazing food has seen the Czech Republic,
recently identified by the European Commission as having the
longest working hours in Europe, emerge as one of the region's most
dynamic savoury snacks markets,...
A combination of increasingly fast-living lifestyles and weird and
wonderful flavours is helping Poland, Hungary and the Czech
Republic to emerge as some of the most dynamic savoury snacks
markets in Europe, writes Chris Mercer.
A lack of time and increasing incomes levels are the main reasons
for the huge increase in the ready meals and chilled food sectors
in eastern Europe. This week's product launches tracked by Mintel's
GNPD database are testimony...