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US-headquartered breakfast cereal giant Kellogg plans to give a desi twist to its Indian operations. More than two decades after setting foot in India, the Michigan based company has kick-started discussions with iconic home-grown snack maker Haldiram’s for a mega alliance, multiple sources familiar with ongoing negotiations told ET NOW on the condition of anonymity. […]

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and fast-food chain McDonald’s have entered in to a partnership to introduce NBA-themed promotions and interactive NBA Experience Zones in select McDonald’s locations in 39 cities across India. The one-month tie-up starting November 14, will allow the burger joint to give away an NBA-branded basketball with every family meal purchase […]

In its quest to become a Rs 200-billion foods company in five years, Parle Products plans to enter less competitive categories that are predominantly unorganised and extend premiumisation of its current portfolio. For a couple of years, the company will continue to focus on the existing premium products and categories, said Mayank Shah, category head […]

Millennial pink is the haute new colour tone in the space of fine chocolates. India is keeping up with this global trend and has put its fashionable foot forward too with ruby chocolates. Fabelle, the home-grown luxury chocolate brand from ITC, has launched its first-ever ruby chocolate in the form of Ruby Gianduja. The announcement […]

The Coca-Cola Company, which is pursuing GlaxoSmithKline Consumer’s $4 billion Indian nutrition business including malt beverages Horlicks and Boost, has created a new international group called Global Ventures to focus on ensuring maximum value from acquisitions and investments. “Acquisitions will continue to be an important tool for the company,” Coca-Cola global chief executive officer James […]

Jubilant FoodWorks has decided to rope in PepsiCo as its new beverage partner for Domino’s Pizza in India, terminating its long-term tie-up with Coca-Cola. The move is expected to give a boost to PepsiCo’s food service business in the country. As part of the multi-year partnership, the PepsiCo portfolio of carbonated beverages — Pepsi, Mountain […]

Diversified conglomerate ITC Limited has decided to enhance its dairy portfolio by entering the paneer and milkshakes segments within two months, ITC had earlier forayed into the dairy segment with the launch of milk and ghee in select markets. The company launched milk and curd for the Kolkata market. “We are going to launch paneer […]

Leading cafe chain, Café Coffee Day, aims to have a network of around 2,500 stores in the next 7-8 years as part of its expansion plans, a top company official said.Café Coffee Day, popularly known as CCD, would add around 100 stores every year focusing on the metro markets. Besides and also look to tap […]

Food and beverages company PepsiCo plans to invest $5 million (Rs 36.6 crore) by 2020 in India for expanding its agricultural programmes in the country.The company currently works with 24,000 farmers in India to grow potato, rice, corn and citrus for its products such as Lays, Uncle Chipps, Kurkure snacks and Tropicana juice. “The company […]