Emerging Markets

Lindt's Asian markets grew 33.3% in sales last year. Pic: Lindt

Emerging markets

Lindt chocolate eyes Asia for market share gain

By Douglas Yu

Lindt is heading to the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Singapore this week with a range of customized chocolates for Asian travelers.

Treofan Americas. Photo: CCL.

CCL Industries in talks to acquire Treofan America

By Jenny Eagle

CCL Industries has signed a binding agreement to acquire Treofan America and Trespaphan Mexico Holdings from M&C for approximately $255m with the deal expected to close in Q2, 2018.

Mount Mayon's wild pili nuts from the Philippine rainforest enter the market as volcano erupts in the growing region. Photo: MM

Startup Watch

Premium nut dubbed ‘next macadamia’ faces volcanic threat

By Oliver Nieburg

Startup Mount Mayon has developed a special method for processing the pili nut for packaged goods - it enters the market as its raw material grows next to an erupting volcano that has displaced thousands.