Emerging Markets

China announces new, tough dairy import regulations

China announces new, tough dairy import regulations

By Mark Astley

China’s food safety watchdog – the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) – has announced plans to introduce tougher regulations on the import and export of dairy products.

Mengniu brand value plummets in 2012 as the Yili brand soars

Mengniu brand value plummets in 2012 as the Yili brand soars

By Mark Astley

Mengniu saw its brand value plummet by more than 30% in 2012, as Chinese public concern over the safety of domestically-manufactured dairy products continued to turn consumers towards ‘safer’ international brands.

SIG Combibloc's facility in Paraná state, Brazil

SIG Combibloc steps up Brazilian investment pace

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Buoyed by 60% growth in Brazil, SIG Combibloc says it has brought forward a planned, phased investment project in a Paraná state plant to produce aseptic carton packs.