Emerging Markets

Rhodes Food Group finalizes Ma Baker pie acquisition amid strong domestic results

South African Rhodes Foods has bought Kwa-Zulu Natal-based Ma Baker pies to strengthen its position in the grow pie market. Pic: ©iStock/Bonchan

South African Rhodes Food Group Holdings has recently purchased pie producer Ma Baker for R193m ($14.97m) and reported good growth in its domestic markets, although it did not fare as well in the international arena due to a stronger rand.

Noodle major Nissin to enter Chinese potato chip market

Noodle major Nissin to enter Chinese potato chip market

Lesaffre held the inaugural opening of its APAC hub in Singapore on 16 May.

French yeast giant Lesaffre establishes APAC hub in Singapore

Pro Mach bought Pacific Packaging Machinery last year and has recently acquired P.E. Labellers.

Pro Mach acquires P.E. Labellers with plans to open more facilities

Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, CEO, Multivac, speaking at Interpack.

Multivac signs MoU with Meyn Food Processing Technology and Cabinplant

Mondelēz posted organic growth of 0.6% during its first quarter of 2017.  Photo: Mondelēz website

Mondelēz Q1 a ‘solid start’, driven by Oreo, Cadbury, belVita and Ritz

Novozymes invests around 13% of its revenue annually in R&D to develop enzymes for the bakery industry, among others. Pic: Novozymes

Fresh bread following craft beer’s trajectory, says Novozymes

Korozo Ambalaj makes flexible packaging for confectionery and bakery among others. Picture: Korozo Ambalaj.

Korozo Ambalaj flexible packaging to expand internationally

Limited availability of whole grains was cited by many participants as a barrier to increased consumption. ©iStock

Taste, habits, price and availability: Why young Singaporean adults aren’t eating whole grains

Nestlé’s Buitoni frozen foods plants makes frozen pizza products. Pic: Buitoni

ABB to install switchgear at Nestlé Buitoni pizza plant

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