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Khichdi won’t be named ‘national dish’, Harsimrat Kaur clarifies

November 3, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Khichdi won’t be named ‘national dish’, Harsimrat Kaur clarifies | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has put a full stop on the controversy around khichdi being named as the national food, clarifying that the dish is just a record entry at the ‘World Food India’ event…READ MORE

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Food processing, retail will get $10 billion in FDI: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

October 26, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Food processing, retail will get $10 billion in FDI: Harsimrat Kaur Badal | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

There’s a lot of global interest in India, in sourcing from here. There’s been a 40% rise in FDI from last year to this year. There’s already $200 million that has come in this year, she said…READ MORE

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Relax rules for FDI in food retail, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal

May 16, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Relax rules for FDI in food retail, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has made a fresh pitch for relaxing rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the food retail business, suggesting that the current norms have resulted in lower-thananticipated interest from companies…READ MORE

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Govt to organise global food fair in Nov to boost food sector

April 26, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Govt to organise global food fair in Nov to boost food sector | FOOD SERVICE |

The government will organise a global food fair in November this year to provide a platform to Indian farmers and manufacturers to showcase their products and explore partnerships with foreign companies, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said…READ MORE

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Japan keen to invest in India’s food sector: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

March 7, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Japan keen to invest in India’s food sector: Harsimrat Kaur Badal | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Japanese companies are keen to invest in India’s food processing sector especially in fruits, vegetables and spices, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said…READ MORE

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Demonetization is to monetise so liquidity reaches farmers: Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

December 13, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Demonetization is to monetise so liquidity reaches farmers: Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

We have requested again that in back-end infra investment, you should allow a portion of whatever investment you make to be put in non-food items… It’s my dream vision to create that, said Harsimrat Kaur Badal…READ MORE

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Food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal discusses sector FDI issues, roadblocks

October 14, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal discusses sector FDI issues, roadblocks | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who will visit France next week, met industry representatives on Thursday to discuss ways to increase foreign direct investment and address issues creating roadblocks in the sector…READ MORE

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Global retail finds sourcing clause difficult to swallow

September 16, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Global retail finds sourcing clause difficult to swallow | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Global companies are cold in setting up brick-and-mortar stores because they are either confused about the new amendments to policy allowing 100% foreign investment in food retailing and relaxing the years that “cutting edge” single brand companies can avoid the 30% local sourcing to eight years from five years because they are fearful the new regulations skew up a level-playing field in food retailing…READ MORE

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Big UK retailers looking for local partners in India, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal

September 15, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Big UK retailers looking for local partners in India, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal | FOOD & GROCERY | , , , , , ,

Several big retailers in the UK including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer, Partridges and Waitrose are keen to enter the food retail business in partnership with local players, food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said…READ MORE

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Harsimrat Kaur Badal to meet UK firms like Tesco, Marks & Spencer for FDI boost

September 6, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Harsimrat Kaur Badal to meet UK firms like Tesco, Marks & Spencer for FDI boost | FOOD SERVICE | , , , , , ,

Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal will be meeting heads of retail and food processing companies including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Harrods, Marks & Spencer and Cobra Beer starting Tuesday in the UK to attract foreign investment in the country…READ MORE

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