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The return of buoyant growth in the world economy is spurring a revival of expansion into new markets by global food retailers who are willing to take risks.Analysts told SN the emerging markets in Asia are the most lucrative, and are being targeted this year by big food retailers; India and Russia are being eyed for longer-term development opportunities.Faddi Farra, manager of consumer goods and

The return of buoyant growth in the world economy is spurring a revival of expansion into new markets by global food retailers who are willing to take risks.

Analysts told SN the emerging markets in Asia are the most lucrative, and are being targeted this year by big food retailers; India and Russia are being eyed for longer-term development opportunities.

Faddi Farra, manager of consumer goods and retail at the consulting group A.T Kearney, New York, said there has been a re-

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