A global survey of food industry executives has found that merger and acquisition activity is expected to increase in the industry over the next 12 months. The “Global Food Survey 2012-2013: Market...

An expected rise in prosperity, purchasing power and desire for packaged liquid dairy products among  low-income consumers in developing countries is the Australian dairy industry’s next big growth...

The operators of a suburban Melbourne restaurant have been fined AU$72,000 for exploiting a cook recruited from India. The Federal Magistrates Court imposed the penalty following an investigation and litigation...

The Federal Government has announced successful trade negotiations with India will enhance the export of macadamia nuts to the sub-continent. Concluded negotiations with India’s quarantine authorities...

Kraft Foods is encouraging the Indian government to develop a comprehensive cocoa production development policy, claiming domestic supplies are too poor and scant to fuel its growing needs. Atul Bhatia,...

Unilever CEO Paul Polman last week outlined the manufacturer’s strategic shift towards emerging markets to take advantage of their rapidly-growing populations. Speaking at the Cannes advertising...

Brazil has become the top-ranked developing market for retail expansion, according to consultants at A.T. Kearney.The firm said today (6 June) that Brazil jumped from fifth last year on its Global Retail...

US spice maker McCormick is working to build its presence in developing markets, with the company looking for 12% of its turnover to come from these markets by 2015, up from 9% in 2010. The company sees...

Kraft Foods has filed a lawsuit against India’s leading biscuit manufacturer, Britannia Industries, over an alleged infringement of the copyright on its Oreo biscuit brand. Kraft confirmed yesterday...

Nestlé India has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC) to develop nutrition initiatives aimed at helping to manage diabetes. The collaboration...