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Russian ice cream sales improve as Unilever lifts the market

After a two-year absence, Anglo-Dutch food company Unilever returned to the Russian ice cream market in the first half of 2003, a move which helped...

China lifts Italian cheese ban

Italy's deputy minister for productive activities with portfolio for foreign trade, Adolfo Urso, has announced that Italian cheeses can finally be exported to China. "This...

Indian dairy looks to Europe

India-based Amrit Foods is in talks with European dairy producers with a view to establishing a joint venture to manufacture and sell a number of...

ISP acquires Brazilian dairy ingredients plant

International Specialty Products (ISP) continues to consolidate its position on the ingredients market with the news this week that it has acquired Brazilian ingredient systems...

Russian ice cream market thaws

A recent Market Advice survey, conducted in February 2003, provides an insight into the changing patterns of Russian ice cream consumption. Since the fall of...

Russian butter market faces international pressure

Krest'yanskoe, a Soviet-era brand produced by a number of different companies, remains the most popular brand of butter in Russia, but its popularity is coming...

Raisio to start margarine production in Russia

The subsidiary of Raisio Group, Raisio Nutrition, has bought a dairy in Istra, just outside Moscow and is due to start production there as soon...

EU wary over Russian dairy quotas

Russia is considering a move to restrict import quotas of European Union dairy products such as butter and cheese, EU officials have reported. The consideration...

SIG establishes factory in China

SIG Combibloc, part of the Swiss international packaging giant SIG, has begun to construct its first factory in China today. The factory is located in...

Russian dairy factory manager sacked over mass food poisoning

Last week's food poisoning outbreak in the small town of Kropotkin, in the Krasnodar territory of eastern Russia has led to the sacking of a...

China dairy JV

Major feed producer Sichuan New Hope Agribusiness has said it is investing 16 million yuan (€2m) in a dairy processing joint venture in northern China....

Russia dairy buy-out

As part of its strategy for regional expansion in Russia, Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has purchased Roska St. Petersburg Dairy Company for about €12 million. The company...

Indian dairy processor expands

Indian food processor Heritage Foods, involved in the business of milk and milk products, is to set up four more milk procurement and processing centres...

China withdraws US milk powder after nitrite scare

A batch of Promise brand milk powder produced by US nutritional product manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst has been withdrawn from sale by the Chinese authorities after it...

Russian dairy company set to milk offering

Russia's leading dairy products and fruit juices company is set to launch an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in the next...

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