Russia's United Confectioners, which has just won 20 awards for
quality production, has begun networking for a move into new
international markets as a complex standardisation programme across
its product range looks on course...
Producers of 28 different foodstuffs will be required by the
Chinese government to apply for production licences as part of the
Beijing government's ongoing measures to improve food quality and
safety, writes Chris Jones.
Legislation governing the production and marketing of products
aimed specifically at Russian children needs to be completely
overhauled or the nation could face serious health problems in the
future, suggests new research, Angela...
United Confectioners, Europe's biggest confectionery holding group
which unites Russia's 15 leading producers, saw its 2005 order book
swell after its recent participation in Berlin's Green Week
exhibition, with exports...
Number one natural colours firm Chr Hansen makes inroads into the
lucrative Chinese market, this week unveiling a new food colour
factory to meet a rise in local demand, and marking the first step
in a raft of investments in the region.
Aluminium packaging giant Alcan is investing $55 million to build
and equip two new Russian plants - a clear indication that foreign
firms are beginning to take notice of the Russian packaging market,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
As food ingredients suppliers take a stake in the burgeoning
Chinese market new figures released by the United Nations confirm
foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Asia and the Pacific
rose by a massive 55 per cent in 2004 on...
Privately owned Gelnex, which pioneered the production of type A
pork skin gelatin in South America, has recently opened a beefskin
gelatin plant in Brazil. Philippa Nuttall spoke to the
company's CEO about the challenges the...
Consumers and producers are united in their desire for lighter,
functional packaging on the Russian food market, driving the
development of plastics and paper in the dairy, bakery and
confectionery sectors and sending traditional...
Russian confectionery group Mechta has launched a new premium
product line - the latest in a growing number of local producers
entering an upmarket segment which was once the sole domain of
western companies. Angela Drujinina reports.