Russia

Processor hits back as Russia stokes Ukrainian cheese war

Processor hits back as Russia stokes Ukrainian cheese war

By Ben Bouckley

Russia announced on Tuesday that it had banned cheese imports from Ukraine’s three largest cheese producers due to the presence of vegetable oils, but one processor has hit back at the ban, while reports suggest the move could reflect higher political...

Danone feels the heat with ‘flat’ Russian sales

Danone feels the heat with ‘flat’ Russian sales

Last year's severe summer drought in Russia has hit Danone’s third quarter (Q3) 2011 dairy sales in the country, with the French company forced to raise prices to end consumers due to higher ingredients costs.

Moscow

Symrise: We opened in “record time” in admin-heavy Russia

By Shane Starling

German flavours giant Symrise said its longterm experience with exhaustive Russian paperwork via its Moscow sales and marketing office, allowed it to have its new Russian production facility open in “record time”.

Keys to the Russian market

Keys to the Russian market

As Chr Hansen marks ten years of activity in Russia, regional director Jacob Paulsen explains how the market has changed and offers some advice for anyone exploring opportunities there today.

Russian regions present new possibilities for food firms

Russian regions present new possibilities for food firms

By Jess Halliday

The high potential of the Russian market is no longer centered solely on Moscow and St Petersburg, according to National Starch Food Innovation, but prosperity in the regions is opening up broader opportunities.

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