Emerging Markets

Companies are looking for growth in new markets

Eyeing new horizons in North Africa and the Middle East

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Young, self-confident and increasingly wealthy populations in North Africa and the Middle East offer big opportunities for food and beverage firms – but there are risks too, according to ingredient company Wild GmbH.

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‘Drinkifying snacks’: PepsiCo mush or master stroke?

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Despite giving us object lessons in corporate word wash, can PepsiCo pull off what seems like a slightly puzzling mission, namely a long-term plan to ‘drinkify' snacks and vice versa under its Power of One banner?

Bottled water amounting to big bucks in Indonesia

State of the industry

Bottled water amounting to big bucks in Indonesia

By RJ Whitehead

Indonesia's bottled water market may be one of the most high valued markets in the world, but there are still plenty of opportunities for growth, new research from UK-based research firm Mintel said.

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BREAKING NEWS

Diageo terminates talks on 'future' of Jose Cuervo tequila brand

By Ben Bouckley

Diageo said today it had terminated discussion with Jose Cuervo relating to the future of the tequila brand, and that both parties will now work to ensure the orderly end of the current distribution agreement due to expire in June 2013.

Jacob de Lichtenberg, head of Aktiefokus China

INDUSTRY VOICES: HEAD OF AKTIEFOKUS CHINA, JACOB DE LICHTENBERG

Carlsberg signals Chinese strategy shift and 'Top 3' ambition

By Jacob de Lichtenberg

For Chinese beer market followers, one of the most interesting developments over the last fortnight was Danish brewer Carlsberg’s announced strategy shift and expressed desire to acquire one of the nation's top three domestic brewers.

New Tetra Pak carton blazes Russian trail with Coca-Cola brand

New Tetra Pak carton blazes Russian trail with Coca-Cola brand

By Ben Bouckley

Tetra Pak and Coca-Cola Hellenic announced today that they have partnered to deploy the packaging company's new Tetra Gemina Aseptic (TGA) Leaf carton for the first time worldwide, for the beverage giant's Dobry juice range in Russia.

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