Archives July 2017

TGI Fridays to bring its liquor and snacking brand to India

July 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on TGI Fridays to bring its liquor and snacking brand to India | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Global CEO Aslam Khan said last month that his focus was on pushing the brand towards a bar-focused, beverage-based environment…READ MORE

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GST has hit business by 40 per cent, say restaurateurs

July 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on GST has hit business by 40 per cent, say restaurateurs | FOOD SERVICE |

Hoteliers convened a meeting to discuss effects of GST and to express their concerns to the government. They have also decided to take out various protests and the Sunday event was one among them…READ MORE

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The key to foodservice trends is just implementing them

July 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on The key to foodservice trends is just implementing them | FOOD SERVICE |

Most people know what the produce and foodservice trends are, but businesses will be successful when they can implement them…READ MORE

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Dunkin’ Brands is on a quest for the ‘holy grail’ of food service: Donut delivery

July 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Dunkin’ Brands is on a quest for the ‘holy grail’ of food service: Donut delivery | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Recently, Dunkin’ Brands has taken the kitchen-sink approach to technological innovation…READ MORE

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Kitchen in the cloud: Food tech startups see a recipe for success

July 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Kitchen in the cloud: Food tech startups see a recipe for success | FOOD SERVICE |

With the appetite for dining out taking a downward course as people increasingly choose to abstain from traffic and eat in the comfort of their homes, food-tech startups that cater to delivering this experience for them have been mushrooming over the years. This is corroborated in the overall investments in food-tech in 2016 which displayed a partial uptick from the previous year…READ MORE

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How Zomato managed to survive the carnage in the foodtech sector

July 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How Zomato managed to survive the carnage in the foodtech sector | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

A learning from the experience for Zomato founder Deepinder Goyal was that hustle, on its own, is a bad word. Hustle has to be accompanied with intense thinking…READ MORE

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Not Made in America: Walmart looks overseas for online vendors

July 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Not Made in America: Walmart looks overseas for online vendors | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Walmart.com, trailing Amazon.com Inc in the number of goods for sale on its website, is recruiting vendors in China and other countries to boost its online offerings in a pivot away from Wal-Mart’s Made-in-America campaign. While there is a financial incentive behind the move, Wal-Mart’s decision comes out of necessity: not all the goods its customers want – ranging from jeans to bicycles to beauty products – are manufactured within the United States…READ MORE

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ITC Ltd to soon foray into fruits, vegetables

July 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on ITC Ltd to soon foray into fruits, vegetables | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

“Investments have also been made in farming for aromatic and medicinal plants, keeping in mind ITC’s focus on agri-based health and wellness products,” said YC Deveshwar…READ MORE

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New age restaurants focus on delivery, retail

July 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on New age restaurants focus on delivery, retail | FOOD SERVICE |

With its rapid growth rate and appeal to younger consumers, delivery will only become a larger figure in the foodservice industry landscape. Here are five ways this emerging trend will impact foodservice operations…READ MORE

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KFC and Mountain Dew co-create India’s first gamer’s box

July 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on KFC and Mountain Dew co-create India’s first gamer’s box | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Consumers can pair their phone with the controllers on the meal box through Bluetooth, for a non-stop gaming session while consuming the contents of their meal box…READ MORE

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