The governor of the Altai Territory expressed support for the company's projects and further expansion.

PepsiCo Russia invests in Rubtsovsk dairy plant

By Jim Cornall

PepsiCo, Russia's largest producer of food and beverage products, has completed two major investment projects at the Rubtsovsk dairy plant in Russia: a whey processing section and treatment facilities.

Beyti is 52% owned by Saudia Arabian dairy firm Almarai Company, and 48% by PepsiCo Inc. Pic: ©Getty Images/MidoSemsem

EBRD supports Egypt’s Beyti with $44m loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Egyptian dairy and juice producer, the International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects, S.A.E (Beyti), with a $44m loan.

What to expect in 2013 – predictions


What to expect in 2013 – predictions for the year ahead

By Mark Astley

Well…..wasn’t 2012 an eventful year for the dairy industry. Milk prices were up and down, Western dairy processors were forced to look East for growth opportunities, and even Coca-Cola tried to get in on the popularity of value-added dairy. But will these...

PepsiCo pays a high price for a gamble in Russian dairy

PepsiCo pays a high price for a gamble in Russian dairy

By Guy Montague-Jones

When PepsiCo put up $5.4bn last week to acquire Wimm-Bill-Dann, it was seduced by the promise of high revenue growth but like any high-yield investment the Russian deal does not come without risks.


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