Emerging Markets

Emerging market sales drive Parmalat H1 profit increase

Emerging market sales drive Parmalat H1 profit increase

By Mark Astley

Italian dairy giant Parmalat has reported a 7.8% increase in net profit for the first half of 2012, with improved emerging market sales and profit boosts from its core markets driving the increase.

A Rajasthani dairy farmer

Dairy stalls India-NZ Free Trade talks

By Ankush Chibber

Free trade discussions between India and New Zealand have hit an obstacle with the former refusing any concrete move to open its dairy sector to the Kiwis.

UAE dairy firm Al Ain expecting 30% sales increase during Ramadan

UAE dairy firm expecting Ramadan sales explosion

By Mark Astley

Dairy processors in the Islamic world are preparing themselves for the annual Ramadan-driven sales explosion, as Muslims stock-up daily on fresh foods including dairy.

India says no to Chinese milk for another year

India says no to Chinese milk for another year

By Ankush Chibber

Chinese milk products still cannot make the hop over the Himalayas to the booming Indian market with the company’s authorities calling for an extension on a ban on them.