Archives October 2017

Tyson Foods pushes further into food service with new c-store offerings

October 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Tyson Foods pushes further into food service with new c-store offerings | FOOD SERVICE |

Tyson’s expansion into convenience stores with higher-end food offerings signals confidence in that retail space and in ongoing evolution…READ MORE

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Safety concerns arise over new Facebook food service delivery

October 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Safety concerns arise over new Facebook food service delivery | FOOD SERVICE |

Facebook launched a new food delivery service feature earlier this month that creates more convenience for customers: however, one of our KVUE employees learned Sunday there can be some drawbacks when strangers bring food to your door…READ MORE

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Restaurant chains to hike meal prices by 10% even as GST declines

October 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Restaurant chains to hike meal prices by 10% even as GST declines | FOOD SERVICE |

Startups in India’s food and beverage retail industry are planning to increase meal prices for customers even as the government is likely to bring down the rate of GST to 12 percent from 18 percent…READ MORE

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Pizza Hut switches to open kitchen format

October 31, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Pizza Hut switches to open kitchen format | FOOD SERVICE |

American restaurant chain Pizza Hut is looking to add the ‘open kitchen’ concept to all its existing and new restaurants. The Yum! Brands Inc.-owned chain wants to open its kitchens to “bring transparency in the food preparation process” and is all set to revamp more than 350 stores across the country at the cost of Rs 2 crore per outlet…READ MORE

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Samir Kuckreja quits as Head of Zomato Base

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Samir Kuckreja quits as Head of Zomato Base | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

The management crust of online restaurant discovery and food ordering platform Zomato is thinning. The latest to leave is Samir Kuckreja, President of the company’s cloud-based system –– Zomato Base…READ MORE

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McDonald’s rolls out successor to Dollar Menu

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on McDonald’s rolls out successor to Dollar Menu | FOOD SERVICE |

McDonald’s Corp. is preparing to up the ante in the fast food price wars. It is facing heavy competition in the US, will launch a new value-priced menu nationally next year…READ MORE

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After opening 44 restaurants, Riyaaz Amlani has an important advice for food entrepreneurs

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on After opening 44 restaurants, Riyaaz Amlani has an important advice for food entrepreneurs | FOOD SERVICE |

When Mumbai boy Riyaaz Amlani dived into the restaurant business 16 years ago, he probaby wouldn’t have imagined that in less than two decades and in a competitive space, he would own 44 restaurants across India…READ MORE

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How analytics and data science can help restaurants become more profitable

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on How analytics and data science can help restaurants become more profitable | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Most of the time, restauranteurs cannot put a finger on whether it is the food or the ambiance or the crowd or the service or the mood in the restaurants that makes them popular. But data science can decipher what works for your business…READ MORE

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Yum readies for aggressive growth

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Yum readies for aggressive growth | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Twenty years ago this month, PepsiCo spun off its restaurant division into a separate company. The result was the creation of one of the largest, most enduring restaurant companies on the planet…READ MORE

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Big box retailers are hitting Amazon with restrictions on Whole Foods

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Big box retailers are hitting Amazon with restrictions on Whole Foods | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door..READ MORE

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