Mother Dairy forays into QSR segment with the launch of ‘Café Delights’

INDIA – Mother Dairy, India’s leading milk and milk products company, has ventured into Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) segment with the inauguration of its first eatery ‘Café Delights’ in the National Capital Region (NCR). The […]

Thai Union increases stake in Thammachart Seafood to expand retail business

THAILAND – Bangkok-based seafoods products producer, Thai Union Group has increased its stake in Thammachart Seafood Retail to 65 percent seeking to expand its footprint in Thailand’s domestic seafood retail business. Thai Union has acquired […]

French e-grocery shopping platform Jow raises US$7m additional funding

FRANCE – French e-grocery startup Jow has raised US$7 million in new funding led by Stride.VC alongside DST Partners, as well as Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström from Yes VC and Shan-Lyn Ma, the co-founder […]

Kauai extends its healthy food brand into retail partnering with Pick n Pay

SOUTH AFRICA – Kauai, a health food restaurant, has extended its brand into retail with the launch of range of healthy frozen ready-to-eat meals, sides and smoothies in partnership with Pick n Pay. The Pick […]

Zomato eyes UberEats business in India to strengthen footprint ahead of major rivals

INDIA – Zomato is said to have entered negotiations with UberEats seeking to acquire its online food delivery business in India, in a deal valued at about US$500 million, reports The Times of India. While […]

Costa Coffee names former McDonald’s UK head as its CEO

USA – Costa Coffee, American coffeehouse chain and subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Jill McDonald as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 2nd December. McDonald, an experienced business leader who has worked […]

Maxum Foods launches food service division to meet demands in the Aussie market

AUSTRALIA – Maxum Foods, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of dairy ingredients has officially launched its food service division, Maxum Food Service. With Maxum Food Service, the company seeks to offer restaurants, cafes and quick […]

India’s online grocery retail market set to reach US$10.5bn by 2023

INDIA – Online food and grocery retail in India is estimated to hit US$10.5 billion or 1.2% of the overall market by 2023, according to a recent report released by consulting firm Redseer. Redseer forecasts […]

Japanese retailer Seven & I unveils major restructuring plan with 3000 jobs at stake

JAPAN – Seven & I Holdings Company, the largest convenience stores operator in Japan has unveiled a major restructuring strategy at its group subsidiaries that will result to loss of 3000 jobs. As it continues […]