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Coca-Cola India has launched a new variant called Thums Up Charged No Sugar in the country, as part of its global strategy to offer more choices to consumers. Last year, the company had said that it aims to make the 40-year-old Thums Up, a billion dollar brand by 2020. The other no-sugar products in the […]

Union Minister for Food Processing, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, inaugurated the second mega food park at Udham Singh Nagar in Uttarakhand on 8 April 2018. Himalayan Mega Food Park at Mahuakhera Ganj village, Kashipur, has been set up at a cost of Rs 99.96 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers as well as neighbouring districts. […]

Meat procured from local vendors and supermarkets is often from animals raised under the unhygienic and inhumane condition of common feedlots and grossly overburdened slaughterhouses. Animals in these common feedlots are treated with antibiotics to hide illnesses, growth hormones to increase production and other chemicals to increase shelf life, which may affect health of consumers. […]

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the first mega food park in Rajasthan, on 29 March 2018. Mega food park, Greentech Mega Food Park, is located at Roopangarh Village in Ajmer. It is set up in an area of 85.44 acre, and will have a central processing centre and 4 primary […]

Ethnic beverages brand Goli Soda, part of Mitaahaar Food Ideas, on Wednesday announced its plan to open 10 outlets in Hyderabad and sextuple its manufacturing to 12,000 bottles per day from 2,000 currently. Beverage maker also plans to venture into Bengaluru and Chennai markets in next few months and will be scouting for fresh investments. […]

Cookie maker, Unibic is planning to set up a production base outside South India. Company has an intent to expand its footprint in the northern and eastern India. It has proposed to launch its second manufacturing unit at a new geographical location in central India. The unit will maintain control of facility and distribution and […]

Prataap Snacks on Wednesday celebrated reaching the Rs.1,000-crore annual turnover mark for 1st time. Company considers this to be a significant milestone. Edible chip maker’s Rs.482-crore initial public offer had received strong response from investors, getting oversubscribed a whopping 47 times in October last year. Company had reported a profit of Rs.12.48 crore on revenues […]

In a bid to stay ahead of rivals Amazon and Flipkart, India’s largest online grocer BigBasket is looking to open offline kiosks that will stock daily groceries and is also planning to start its own subscription service for items such as milk and bread. Move comes soon after BigBasket raised $300 million in funding led […]

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Industries in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, inaugurated the first mega food park in Maharashtra on 1 March 2018. Food park has been developed by Satara Mega Food Park at Degaon village in Satara district. This is the 12th mega food park in […]

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Services invests $150 million in Zomato A unit of China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested $150 million in Zomato, valuing the Indian food search and delivery service at more than $1 billion, the companies said on Thursday. Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba’s payment affiliate, is also buying $50 million worth of […]