Archives June 2016

Barnes And Noble’s food push marks retail quest for Internet-proof businesses

June 30, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Barnes And Noble’s food push marks retail quest for Internet-proof businesses | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Come 2017, the nation’s last remaining national bookstore chain plans to open four concepts stores that include bars and better food in cafes that will be double the size of what’s seen in stores now, it told investors last week…READ MORE

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Food-only retail FDI might get stuck

June 30, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Food-only retail FDI might get stuck | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Everyone is waiting for the fine print but it looks like the policy will be subject to the same multi-brand conditions…READ MORE

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Dabur will gain from popularity of ayurveda: Chairman Anand C Burman

June 30, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Dabur will gain from popularity of ayurveda: Chairman Anand C Burman | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Consumers around the world are going organic, and in many ways the movement towards herbal and ayurvedic products in India is a manifestation of the same trend…READ MORE

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Hindustan Unilever Ltd enters red-light zone for Red Label advertisement

June 30, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Hindustan Unilever Ltd enters red-light zone for Red Label advertisement | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

For Hindustan Unilever, the way to a steaming hot cup of tea could well be through Kamathipura Mumbai’s red-light district. In an effort to break a social stigma, the country’s largest consumer goods company has roped in a commercial sex worker to feature in an upcoming advertisement for Brooke Bond, capturing her experience with unassuming office-goers over a cup of tea…READ MORE

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Kishore Biyani sees future for his group in new FDI norms

June 29, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Kishore Biyani sees future for his group in new FDI norms | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Kishore Biyani, group chief executive of Future Group believes the entry of retail giants such as Amazon and Walmart into the food retail segment because of the new foreign direct investment (FDI) policy would boost prospects of the group…READ MORE

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FSSAI wants action against unlicensed water packaging units

June 29, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on FSSAI wants action against unlicensed water packaging units | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Out of total 5,842 registered water packaging units, 1,495 units have both BIS and FSSAI licences, while 4,347 units have only BIS certification…READ MORE

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FDI norms removes uncertainties: Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa

June 29, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on FDI norms removes uncertainties: Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

The government has done away with additional layer of approvals as well as removed ambiguities in the provisions while further opening doors for foreign investments in nine sectors, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said on Wednesday…READ MORE

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Hot food on a airplane? TajSATS chef breaks down the logistics

June 29, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Hot food on a airplane? TajSATS chef breaks down the logistics | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Food on airplanes is typically unappetizing but airline catering company, TajSATS, which has recently been awarded the ‘Best Inflight Caterer’ for the year 2016, attempts to incorporate inflight innovations through food preparation and presentation…READ MORE

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Sweet! electrical trick may lead to less fat in chocolate

June 29, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Sweet! electrical trick may lead to less fat in chocolate | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

By running liquid chocolate through an electric field, researchers were able to make it flow more easily. And that means it doesn’t need so much fat…READ MORE

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Snack culture spices up packaged foods biz

June 27, 2016 |by imagesgroup | Comments Off on Snack culture spices up packaged foods biz | FOOD & GROCERY

What used to earlier be four meals daily, including a snack, has doubled to 8-10 meals among urban consumers. This shift in consumption patterns has triggered innovation in the packaged foods market…READ MORE

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