The global cheese market is growing strongly, driven by emerging countries such as Brazil, where cheese consumption is expected to triple in less than a decade. However, the top five global brands hold...

Nestlé has confirmed it is in talks about a possible takeover of Chinese confectionery company Hsu Fu Chi.The world’s largest food maker said yesterday (4 July) that it was “engaged in preliminary...

Australia’s largest cafe group, The Coffee Club, will enter the emerging Chinese coffee drinking market this month, opening a cafe in the Yuexiu District in Guangzhou, with a major franchise license...

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...

Nestlé has announced plans to accelerate its investments in India with the construction of new facilities. The firm said the investment will “re-emphasise its confidence in the country’s growth...

US food and drinks giant PepsiCo said its latest investment in Vietnam will take its planned expenditure in the country to US$400 million (A$445.8 million) between 2008 and 2013. PepsiCo yesterday (16...

US baby food group Mead Johnson said today that “strong contributions” from emerging markets boosted its first-quarter profits.The company booked net earnings of US$127.5m for the three months...

Kellogg said today (12 November) that it has seen the pace of its net sales growth moderate over the past year, with expansion held back by limited opportunities in high-growth, emerging markets. Speaking...

Once touted as a unique combination of high growth markets, the “BRIC” nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China have enjoyed varying fortunes during the great economic downturn of 2009. Many...