Emerging Markets

Arla Asia is using GPS technology to improve efficiency in China

GPS app boosts Arla sales in China

By Jim Cornall

Arla is using GPS technology to improve sales in China – and the company says it’s already reaping the rewards

KraussMaffei Group to expand in China

KraussMaffei Group to expand in China

By Jenny Eagle

ChemChina, one of China’s largest chemicals group, is set to acquire KraussMaffei Group and its brands KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal, for €925m.

Almarai has purchased more than 1,700 acres of land in California to support its dairy business

Almarai buys land in California

By Jim Cornall

Almarai Company, in Saudi Arabia, has announced the purchase of farm land in California, US, for $31.8m (SAR 119.3m).

Canny milkshakes are now on sale throughout the UK

Canny launches all-natural milkshakes

By Jim Cornall

A new range of 100% naturally-flavored milkshake drinks from Newcastle in the UK has been launched, with potential sales in India on the horizon.  

Arabian Can Industry joins Empac

Arabian Can Industry joins Empac

By Jenny Eagle

Arabian Can Industry has joined Empac, European Metal Packaging association as its second international associate member.

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Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

By RJ Whitehead

As the global dairy industry grapples with issues of oversupply and the changing face of product mixes, Asia-Pacific countries will hold massive sway over the direction the market takes over the coming 12 months, according to the US Dairy Export Council.

Ornua Staff celebrate opening of new Kerrygold factory (photo from Ornua)

Ornua expanding presence in budding Nigerian market

By Hal Conick

The Nigerian population is slated to be the world's third largest by 2050, according to the United Nations, and Ornua says it wants to take advantage of the market's powerful potential.  

'It’s a very high risk business developing a dossier and submitting a health claim, if you don’t need to do it,' says Glanbia. Photocredits: iStock.com / DimaSobko

Supplier puts lactoferrin in spotlight as ‘iron activator’

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

It’s been two and half years since lactoferrin from cow’s milk was authorised as a novel food ingredient in Europe – but with no health claim for its iron boosting abilities it is now up to manufacturers and consumers to champion the ingredient, says...

Danone-Nutricia invests in infant nutrition at new Dutch centre in response to growing demand

Largest European investment to date

Danone doubles Dutch baby milk production capacity

By Lynda Searby

Danone-Nutricia has invested €240m in a new production plant in the Netherlands on the back of double-digit sales growth of infant formula products such as Aptamil and Nutrilon.

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