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Conagra Brands seeking ‘value over volume’

December 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Conagra Brands seeking ‘value over volume’ | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

The reinvention continues for the freshly renamed Conagra Brands, Inc., which posted declining sales and profit in the recent quarter driven by reduced discounting that led to lower volumes. The Chicago-based company, which in November completed the spin-off of its Lamb Weston business, is pursuing “value over volume,” said Sean Connolly, president and chief executive officer…READ MORE

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Hershey names 11-year vet Michele Buck to CEO post

December 28, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Hershey names 11-year vet Michele Buck to CEO post | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Hershey has named 11-year veteran Michele Buck to serve as the chocolate maker’s next president and CEO, an appointment that comes at a time when Big Food manufacturers find themselves challenged by smaller startup rivals…READ MORE

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Clearing all legal checks Ludhiana gets its first airplane restaurant

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Clearing all legal checks Ludhiana gets its first airplane restaurant | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Hawaii Adda, the brainchild of a local entrepreneur, was due for take off last year but ran into trouble over getting fire safety no-objection certificates…READ MORE

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Tea will take off in sales and popularity in 2017 and beyond, says survey

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Tea will take off in sales and popularity in 2017 and beyond, says survey | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Dietitians have been asked what they think the next big trends in food and beverage will be: and they suggest that tea – in various formats – will be a hot commodity for 2017…READ MORE

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Humble Goli Vadapav now vying with top brands

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Humble Goli Vadapav now vying with top brands | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Making vadapav a brand, as Iyer puts it, was the intent behind Goli and has now grown to over 300 stores spanning 100 cities across 22 states since 2004…READ MORE

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N Srinivasan resigns from UBHL board

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on N Srinivasan resigns from UBHL board | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Former BCCI chairman and Vice-Chairman and MD of India Cements N Srinivasan has resigned from the board of Vijay Mallya’s United Breweries (Holding) Ltd…READ MORE

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Hersheys seeks legal action to recover vendor dues

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Hersheys seeks legal action to recover vendor dues | FOOD & GROCERY | , , , ,

Hershey, that ended its partnership with Godrej nearly four years ago, had annual revenues of about Rs 400 crore, and competes with Mondelez and Nestle in the confectionery segment…READ MORE

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Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser rides on Swachh Bharat, posts handsome growth of 14 pc

December 23, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Dettol maker Reckitt Benckiser rides on Swachh Bharat, posts handsome growth of 14 pc | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

The maker of Dettol soap and Lizol is split into two entities in India – RB India Ltd and RB Healthcare under which all Paras brands are integrated. Both firms of the UK giant posted combined sales of Rs 5,606 crore during FY15-16, compared to Rs 4,929 crore a year ago. The performance is a turnaround for RB, which posted 6% growth in FY15…READ MORE

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Foodservice Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016 – 2024

December 22, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Foodservice Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016 – 2024 | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Future Market Insights Report examines, global foodservice equipment market for the forecast period 2016–2024. The prime purpose of the report is to find opportunities and trends in the market and provide insights pertaining to segments of the global foodservice equipment market…READ MORE

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Reading with a sip: These cafes lure addicts of books, food and cuppa

December 22, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Reading with a sip: These cafes lure addicts of books, food and cuppa | FOOD SERVICE |

A lot can happen over coffee, but a lot more can happen over a cuppa and a book. For bookworm-foodies, there probably has never been a better time in the city as a number of cafes have opened up in the last few years to cater to this special breed…READ MORE

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