Food & Beverages

Indian dairies are increasingly setting up captive power plants to meet the growing power requirements propelled by improved focus on value-added products, where the power consumption levels went up multi-fold from the time of mere liquid milk production through chilling units. Attractively lower production costs of renewable energy thanks to falling prices of solar panels, […]

Probiotic dairy product maker Yakult Danone will expand its manufacturing capacity at Sonepat, Haryana. Company will expand its capacity to 2,80,000 bottles of 65 ml per day, at its manufacturing facility in Sonepat. Expansion is expected by December 2017.Yakult Danone has a present capacity of 2,00,000 bottles per day. It is looking forward to expanding […]

More than two years since the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) banned Nestle India Ltd’s Maggi instant noodles over health and safety worries, the new FSSAI CEO Pawan Kumar Agarwal on Wednesday inaugurated the Nestle Food Safety Institute that will provide guidance and training on food safety. “This partnership is very well […]

Vikram Bakshi, the estranged partner of McDonald’s, today said the 169 outlets he runs in north and east India will continue to operate under the US brand. McDonald’s, which had last month terminated franchise pact that essentially meant the 169 outlets cannot use its trademark, said it would enforce its legal right to refrain Bakshi […]

Biscuits major Parle Products and Manpasand Beverages on Monday announced an exclusive tie-up for distribution network sharing and cross-promotion of their brands. Under the partnership, Manpasand Beverages will have access to Parle’s 4.5 million outlets across India for its flagship brand ‘Mango Sip’ juice, Manpasand Beverages said in a statement. Manpasand Beverages has introduced a […]

Nestle, maker of Maggi noodles and KitKat chocolate, said it is consolidating its product portfolio to focus on high-performing brands. Swiss company, which launched more than 40 products over two years, is reviewing categories across chocolates, confectionery, coffee and the dairy segment. “We are in the process of evaluating what is working and what is […]

Britannia, the biscuit manufacturing company, is planning to make an investment of Rs 100 crore to refurbish its creams portfolio.Company intends to increase its share in the creams segment to 50 percent from the present 35 percent in the next two years. Inc. on Wednesday cleared two of the biggest hurdles it needed to close its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc , with approvals from a U.S. A. regulator and the grocery chain’s shareholders. The U.S.A. Federal Trade Commission said in a statement it would not pursue its investigation into the proposed merger […]

Last month Elon Musk announced the delivery schedule of the much-publicised Model 3, the electric car for the masses, at $35,000 (Rs 22.4 lakh) apiece. Tesla founder, who has promised to manufacture in India, however, did not give any deadline, but had tweeted that he was looking for import duty concessions till the factory was […]

Dodla Dairy will invest Rs 70 crore in a greenfield plant near Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh. In the initial phase, the capacity of the plant will be two lakh ltr per day. Plant will be similar to the one made in Choutuppal on the outskirts of Hyderabad.Dairy will be located in Kantipudi village and is […]