Russia

Breakfast cereals take-off

Breakfast cereals take-off

This week's product launches from Mintel's GNPD database cover a
raft of new offerings for the breakfast cereals sectors, which is
currently experiencing strong growth throughout eastern Europe, in
stark contrast to the...

Raisio looks to Russia

Raisio looks to Russia

Raisio has opened up its first production facility in Russia.
Located just outside Moscow, the Finland-based company says it is
hoping that the move will help it to expand its margarine portfolio
in Russia and neighbouring states.

Russian 'ravioli' revolution

Russian 'ravioli' revolution

Russia may be slowly adapting a number of western food and drink
habits - the rise of the country's beer industry is evidence of
that - but there is still plenty of life left in some of the
country's more traditional food...

Eastern promise

Eastern promise

A new custom-designed margarine tub for Russia is one of several
current initiatives from RPC division Bebo Polska, whose three
sites in Poznan, Piaseczno and Kruszwica are continuing to make
inroads into the expanding Eastern European...

Russian seeks partner

Russian seeks partner

Russian food processor Magadan Makaronnaya Fabrika is seeking a US
partner to form a joint venture in the country. This move suggests
that there is increasing foreign awareness of the potential of the
food processing industry in Russia.

WBD feeds demand in Ukraine

WBD feeds demand in Ukraine

It would appear that Eastern Europe's appetite for yoghurts and
milk-based desserts is growing. Russian dairy giant Wimm-Bill-Dann
(WBD) has just installed a new €7 million production line at its
Kharkov dairy plant in Kharkov,...

Malt market analysed

Malt market analysed

Consulting agency Market Advice carried out an in-depth review of
the Russian brewing industry this month, with an emphasis on the
country's malt market. The findings reveal that imported malt is
consistently seen as being superior...

Russia bakes up a treat

Russia bakes up a treat

Modern Bakery 2003, the international trade fair for bakery
equipment and food ingredients, was held last month in Moscow. The
success of the event demonstrates the growing importance of Russia
as a key market for the bakery and snacks...