Archives October 2016

2,000 Amazon food stores won’t disrupt grocery business

October 31, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on 2,000 Amazon food stores won’t disrupt grocery business | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

The unconfirmed reports that Amazon is planning to build 2,000 food stores within ten years here in the U.S., beginning with a pilot program of 20 stores by the end of 2018, has the grocery industry in a tizzy. The stores will reportedly be under the Amazon Fresh banner and will be tested in two formats – a more traditional store with shelves and shopping carts and one which is “click & collect” where you order beforehand (or in store on a kiosk) and just pick up…READ MORE

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RMC destroys more than 986kg unhygienic food

October 31, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on RMC destroys more than 986kg unhygienic food | FOOD & GROCERY |

The health department of Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has destroyed over 986kg unhygienic food items in last one week during a special drive ahead of Diwali festival…READ MORE

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15 food samples fail VMC’s tests this festive season

October 31, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on 15 food samples fail VMC’s tests this festive season | FOOD SERVICE | ,

With 15 food samples collected by Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) during the festive season failing tests, the civic body will be filing cases against the food business operators soon. The VMC had collected the samples since August this year…READ MORE

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What you need to know about HR in the food industry

October 31, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on What you need to know about HR in the food industry | FOOD SERVICE |

One of the most common mistakes that business owners make is that believe that HR is an administrator and an intuitive function. About 75 per cent of what you need to treat people nicely and fairly but that other 25 per cent could put you out of business…READ MORE

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Amazon launches free one-hour food delivery from restaurants on Prime Now

October 31, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon launches free one-hour food delivery from restaurants on Prime Now | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Using the Prime Now mobile app or visiting the Prime Now website, customers can view participating restaurants, browse menus, place orders, track the status of their delivery, and watch as their delivery courier travels from the restaurant to the delivery address in real time…READ MORE

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Municipal Corporation ropes in pvt agency for licences

October 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Municipal Corporation ropes in pvt agency for licences | FOOD SERVICE |

North Delhi Municipal Corporation has roped in a private agency to issue health trade and general trade licences to shop and restaurant owners at their doorstep…READ MORE

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Why Indian food always works in restaurants

October 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Why Indian food always works in restaurants | FOOD SERVICE |

Entrepreneurial ventures are the new disruptors. They stand out mainly because of two reasons. One: they serve quintessential Indian cuisine but with a twist of innovation, modification and newer ways of presentation. This helps them attract new and repeat customers. And two: they are profitable business ventures backed by private equity funds, investors and smart joint venture partnerships that helps in disrupting the incumbents…READ MORE

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Radical Restaurateurs: Making a success out of a restaurant

October 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Radical Restaurateurs: Making a success out of a restaurant | FOOD SERVICE |

Most first generation entrepreneurs will tell you that the drive to do something unique and different and the reality of surviving in the marketplace of today are two very different propositions. When it comes to the food business, survival is more than just of the fittest. Even if you have a backer with deep pockets and immense patience, it’s still a difficult task to make a restaurant succeed…READ MORE

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India’s tobacco industry, Government face off ahead of WHO conference

October 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on India’s tobacco industry, Government face off ahead of WHO conference | FOOD SERVICE | ,

India’s $11 billion tobacco industry has urged the government to take a softer line on tobacco control efforts when it hosts a World Health Organization conference in New Delhi next month, but officials say the Government will not bow to “pressure tactics”…READ MORE

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Expert Speak: The Salt & Sugar Conundrum

October 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Expert Speak: The Salt & Sugar Conundrum | FOOD SERVICE | ,

For the discerning consumer who’s looking at the fine print – that’s less than 1 gram of transfat per 100 gram of food. The pledge by the International Food & Beverage Alliance comes on top of every company’s self-voluntary commitment to give the consumer ‘healthier’ food on the store shelf and therefore, on her plate…READ MORE

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