Emerging Markets

Danone feels the heat with ‘flat’ Russian sales

Danone feels the heat with ‘flat’ Russian sales

Last year's severe summer drought in Russia has hit Danone’s third quarter (Q3) 2011 dairy sales in the country, with the French company forced to raise prices to end consumers due to higher ingredients costs.

Taking stock of the latest trends in India

Dispatches from FI India

Taking stock of the latest trends in India

By Caroline Scott-Thomas and Ankush Chibber

Innovative new products, a strong focus on health and wellness, and regional dairy tastes were all on the agenda at FI India in Mumbai this week - and FoodNavigator-Asia's journalists were there, taking stock of what the latest trends mean for the...

Indian demand for reduced lactose on the rise, says Novozymes

Indian demand for reduced lactose on the rise, says Novozymes

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Indian awareness of lactose intolerance is growing rapidly, leading consumers to seek reduced reduced lactose and lactose-free products without compromising on taste, according to a Novozymes South Asia executive.

Indian researchers develop non-dairy calcium foods

Indian researchers develop non-dairy calcium foods

By Ankush Chibber

Researchers in India have developed non-dairy-based calcium-rich foods, which they say could be commercialized for sale as processed food products like instant mixes for breads and biscuits.

Milk prices have almost doubled in two years

Indian milk products to see price rise

By Ankush Chibber

The price of milk and milk-based products in India is set to surge on the back of a variety of natural and human factors, including a shortage of rainfall in the monsoon months.

Feihe sells dairy farms in China

Feihe sells dairy farms in China

By Ankush Chibber

Feihe International Inc., formerly known as the American Dairy, has announced that it intends to sell its two dairy farms in China to a Chinese Investment Company.