Russian officials have called for chewing gum manufacturer Wrigley
to halt the expansion of a processing plant in St Petersburg, a
move that could spell troubled times ahead for foreign food
The world's largest producer of processed vegetables, Bonduelle, is
to expand its operations in Russia by building a plant in
Krasnodar, in the southwest of the country, to process locally
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...
Snack markets in western Europe might well be reaching maturity,
but there is still plenty of growth to be found in Russia,
according to Market Advice. The economic crisis of the late
1990s gave domestic producers a chance to outstrip...
A survey of waffle consumption in Russia reveals that traditional
non-packaged snacks remain very popular. The survey took into
account the snacking preferences of 1,542 respondents in the 13
largest cities of European Russia, excluding...
Finland's Chips group is to expand its operations to Russia by
acquiring the Russian Snack Company. The group sees major potential
in a market where annual consumption of snacks is just 0.3kg per
Huhtamaki, the Finnish-based consumer packaging specialist with
worldwide operations, will build a moulded fibre egg packaging unit
adjacent to its existing packaging facility in the greater Moscow