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UK’s JJ Food Service launches ‘10oz chip challenge’ for seafood week

October 5, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on UK’s JJ Food Service launches ‘10oz chip challenge’ for seafood week | FOOD SERVICE | ,

National wholesaler JJ Food Service is running a ‘10oz challenge’ for seafood week to encourage UK fish and chip shops to add smaller chip portions to menus…READ MORE

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The fine art of food presentation

October 5, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on The fine art of food presentation | FOOD SERVICE |

Producing food that’s delicious represents only part of the equation. Making food look good represents an equally important consideration. And the need to produce high volumes of food or hold menu items for any significant length of time only compounds the difficulty of that job. We asked  experts in producing, plating and serving food to give us their best practices for making plates that look good and hold up well, whether they’re fresh out of the kitchen, being served at an off-site location, or being delivered by car…READ MORE

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Women Chefs and Restaurateurs expands with MN chapter

October 5, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Women Chefs and Restaurateurs expands with MN chapter | FOOD SERVICE | ,

It began as a discussion about farming, health and the burgeoning artisanal grain and heirloom wheat movement, and though by the end there were perhaps more questions than answers, it’s starting the conversation that’s important, said Kim Bartmann…READ MORE

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20-somethings warm up Noida culinary map with food trucks

October 5, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on 20-somethings warm up Noida culinary map with food trucks | FOOD SERVICE | ,

They are all in their twenties and tossing up a storm on Noida’s streets. From sandwiches, burritos, coffee, chai, dosa or tacos, noodles or dumplings they are serving all with elan; at quarter of restaurant-rates. All between two-years to a month old, and operating in the city. We are talking about Noida’s food trucks and the bunch of young 20 something entrepreneurs from the city who are tossing up a food revolution in the city…READ MORE

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McCormick, Kohinoor to fight it out in London

October 5, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on McCormick, Kohinoor to fight it out in London | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

A dispute between a unit of US spices and seasonings maker McCormick & Co and Indian rice miller and processed foods maker Kohinoor Foods over alleged breaches of a rice supply contract has moved to arbitration in London…READ MORE

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Booming India helps drive demand for Scotch whisky, trade body says

October 4, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Booming India helps drive demand for Scotch whisky, trade body says | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Scotch whisky exports rose 3.1 percent in the first six months of 2016, driven by booming demand in India, a market that whisky’s trade body says should be a top trade priority for Britain as it navigates its exit from the European Union…READ MORE

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SABMiller shareholders approve AB InBev takeover

October 4, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on SABMiller shareholders approve AB InBev takeover | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Shareholders of brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev approved the blockbuster takeover of rival SABMiller, the brewer said on Wednesday, that would create the biggest beer company in the world…READ MORE

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Mumbai has the highest eating-out and ordering-in frequency in India

October 4, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Mumbai has the highest eating-out and ordering-in frequency in India | FOOD SERVICE |

Commissioned by the NRAI, compiled by Technopak and described as “most comprehensive”, the National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) India Food Services Report (IFSR) 2016 states that Mumbai, with the highest GDP in India, is a hugely profitable market for food businesses and emphasises trends and figures…READ MORE

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Soft drink makers feeling the heat as growth slows

October 4, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Soft drink makers feeling the heat as growth slows | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Soft drink makers fell on hard times in the past two years as consumers denied themselves even small indulgences, given the tough economic environment and two consecutive years of drought. Consequently, the companies cut back on new launches, denting growth that’s already among the lowest in the consumer packaged goods industry…READ MORE

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Patanjali buys RH Agro’s Haryana rice mill for 70cr

October 4, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Patanjali buys RH Agro’s Haryana rice mill for 70cr | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Ramdev’s Patanjali has firmed up plans to add some flavour in the rice category this Diwali. It has acquired RH Agro’s rice mill in Sonipat, Haryana, for Rs 70 crore and has taken four other rice mills across the country on exclusive lease, which will help it launch 18 packaged rice brands by the end of this month…READ MORE

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