Archives September 2017

Food demand ‘turns up sustainability pressure on foodservice’

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Food demand ‘turns up sustainability pressure on foodservice’ | FOOD SERVICE |

Bidfood CEO Andrew Selley has called for greater collaboration across the supply chain…READ MORE

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TGI Fridays to expand in Kolkata over the next three years

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on TGI Fridays to expand in Kolkata over the next three years | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Being bullish on the demand for high-end casual dining in the City of Joy, TGI Fridays (INDIA) is going to unveil two-three more restaurants by 2019-20 in Kolkata. Besides its only outlet in the city at Forum Mall in Bhowanipore, the Indian joint venture of the iconic US restaurant chain is looking at New Town, Salt Lake, E M Bypass and Park Street as the location for its new facilities…READ MORE

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Ruchi Soya Industries surges 11 per cent on signing distribution pact with Patanjali

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Ruchi Soya Industries surges 11 per cent on signing distribution pact with Patanjali | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Shares of Ruchi Soya Industries surged over 11 per cent in Thursday’s trade after reports that the company has signed distribution pact with Patanjali…READ MORE

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10 interesting facts about world’s largest chain of fast food restaurant McDonald’s

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on 10 interesting facts about world’s largest chain of fast food restaurant McDonald’s | FOOD SERVICE | ,

McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across more than 36,000 outlets. In India the company opened the first restaurant in 1995 and has now grown to a chain of more than 300 outlets. We bring to you 10 interesting facts about the burger chain which you do not know…READ MORE

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How grocery stores can appeal to shoppers in training

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How grocery stores can appeal to shoppers in training | FOOD & GROCERY |

Floor graphics, playscapes and free samples are just a few strategies retailers can use to win the loyalty of their youngest patrons — and their parents…READ MORE

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Walmart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Walmart tests direct-to-fridge; Amazon ups restaurant game | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is testing a service to stock groceries directly to customers’ refrigerators as it seeks to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com…READ MORE

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Sodexo partners with Spar hypermarket and Chaipoint

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Sodexo partners with Spar hypermarket and Chaipoint | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Employee meal card provider, Sodexo, has partnered with tea retailer Chaipoint and hypermarket chain Spar, a move which will enable its customers to pay via Sodexo vouchers at these outlets…READ MORE

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Skip the checkout lines: Whole Foods, Walmart and other stores embrace online grocery shopping

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Skip the checkout lines: Whole Foods, Walmart and other stores embrace online grocery shopping | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Grocery shopping can feel like you’re navigating through an obstacle course filled with crowded parking lots, long lines and screaming kids…READ MORE

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How these immigrant brothers created biggest Indian grocery chain in the US

September 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How these immigrant brothers created biggest Indian grocery chain in the US | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

In 1971, when one Ramesh Trivedi approached Mafat for a storefront on Devon Avenue that he was willing to sell, Mafat saw a business opportunity. He invited his brother Tusi and his wife Aruna to help him with the setup, said a report by Quartz Media. In the next three years, the first store was launched. On  September 1974, a dingy 900-square foot space that demanded 9am-9pm of running around from the Patel duo opened up. In their remaining time, they indulged working for small jobs…READ MORE

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Avenue Supermarts jumps most since listing after Goldman’s ‘buy’ rating

September 28, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Avenue Supermarts jumps most since listing after Goldman’s ‘buy’ rating | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Shares of Avenue Supermarts Ltd. rose as much as 18.3 percent, the most since its March 21 listing, to a record after Goldman Sachs initiated coverage with a ‘Buy’ on the stock. The brokerage expects the parent of supermarket chain D-Mart to get a boost from a growing share of organised retail after the Goods and Services Tax rollout…READ MORE

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