Archives February 2018

The Rise Of FoodTech And What That Means For Startups And Investments

February 22, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on The Rise Of FoodTech And What That Means For Startups And Investments | FOOD SERVICE |

The Rise Of FoodTech And What That Means For Startups And Investments

The Indian food industry, the sixth largest in the world, has seen unprecedented growth in terms of size and revenues over the past five years. Retail startups contribute about 70% to the total sales, while food processing companies account for the balance 30% of the country’s total food market…READ MORE

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Delhi’s Restaurant Industry: Compliance Crackdown Highlights Importance of Licensing

February 22, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Delhi’s Restaurant Industry: Compliance Crackdown Highlights Importance of Licensing | FOOD SERVICE |

Delhi’s Restaurant Industry: Compliance Crackdown Highlights Importance of Licensing

Delhi’s restaurant industry is marked by intense competition, an unclear legal structure, and rental rates comparable to New York city. If these factors were not challenging enough for business people, authorities in Delhi have now doubled down on their enforcement of regulations.

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India has shown ‘improvement’: Coke global CEO James Quincey

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on India has shown ‘improvement’: Coke global CEO James Quincey | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

India has shown ‘improvement’: Coke global CEO James QuinceyBeverage maker Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey said in an investors earnings call that India, along with a few other emerging markets has shown ‘improvement’ in the October-December ’17 quarter…READ MORE

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Rahul Singh, the beer seller who loves whisky

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Rahul Singh, the beer seller who loves whisky | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Rahul Singh, the beer seller who loves whisky

The founder and chief executive officer of Beer Café on entrepreneurship, failures, office romance and building an Indian business that can scale globally…READ MORE

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Restaurant business is one of the most complex & difficult businesses to be in which the government needs to recognise: Rahul Leekha

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Restaurant business is one of the most complex & difficult businesses to be in which the government needs to recognise: Rahul Leekha | FOOD SERVICE |

Restaurant business is one of the most complex & difficult businesses to be in which the government needs to recognise: Rahul Leekha

Coming from the consulting background, having serviced Indian & Multi National clients and Conglomerates across a range of sectors like Hospitality, F&B etc., he owns the Global Intellectual Property License for Australia’s fastest growing & most awarded coffee company, Coffee By Di Bella…READ MORE

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Optimizing CPG packaging for e-commerce

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Optimizing CPG packaging for e-commerce | FOOD & GROCERY |

Optimizing CPG packaging for e-commerce

Food and beverage firms are increasingly making the transition from selling solely in brick-and-mortar stores to bringing products to the e-commerce channel…READ MORE

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Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry

With Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the rise of subscription meal kits, and new competition from pureplay grocery delivery services, it seems like everyone is trying to build a better grocery store. But what if the supermarket of the future is the one right around the corner?…READ MORE

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India can become bigger market for Siam Makro than Thailand: Group CEO

February 19, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on India can become bigger market for Siam Makro than Thailand: Group CEO | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

India can become bigger market for Siam Makro than Thailand: Group CEO

Thai cash & carry firm Siam Makro said that India has the potential to surpass its business in home country Thailand in the long run, once it begins rolling out stores in July this year. The company operates under the name of LOTS Wholesale Solutions in India…READ MORE

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Starbucks executive Brotman who led mobile push leaving for J. Crew

February 19, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Starbucks executive Brotman who led mobile push leaving for J. Crew | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Starbucks executive Brotman who led mobile push leaving for J. Crew

Starbucks Corp said on Friday that Adam Brotman, who spearheaded the coffee shop chain’s successful digital initiatives including mobile ordering and its loyalty programme, is leaving to become chief experience officer at J. Crew Group Inc…READ MORE

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Can Indore’s leading food companies make it the snack hub of the country?

February 19, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Can Indore’s leading food companies make it the snack hub of the country? | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Can Indore’s leading food companies make it the snack hub of the country?

The very air is redolent with spices — the piquancy of chillies, the earthiness of coriander, the feisty notes of mint. This is where Indore’s oldest snackwallah, the 81-year-old Aakash Namkeen, fries and roasts about 40 tonnes of savoury snacks every day and fills them into 100,000 packets of varying sizes…READ MORE

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