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Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved is gearing up for a major presence in the dairy segment with the launch of cow milk and other cow milk-based value-added dairy products. “Patanjali will launch cow milk and cow milk-based dairy products such as curd, chaach (buttermilk) and paneer in Delhi-NCR, Rajasthan, Haryana and Maharashtra in the first phase. […]

Zomato’s newest investor Ant Financial has secured the right to become the largest shareholder in the restaurant discovery and food-delivery platform, replacing Info Edge, as the Chinese payments giant aggressively seeks to expand its presence in India. Agreement is a part of Ant Financial’s $200 million investment in Zomato in February, as per its updated […]

Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) on announced it had restructured its international operations to unlock synergies for the business, optimise costs and streamline operations. Tata group firm said it will be merging its businesses in Canada, America and Australia (CAA) and the UK, Europe, West Asia and Africa (EMEA) regions into a single unit. Further, […]

Bengaluru-based online food delivery company, Swiggy, acquired a small milk delivery start-up in Mumbai called SuprDaily in an all-cash deal, according to 2 persons with knowledge of Swiggy’s operations. They say that in next 6 months, Swiggy plans to open 50 ‘dark pods’ across the country. Dark pods are physical stores or warehouses which will […]

Coca-Cola Co., world’s largest beverage company and Zydus Cadila Group have emerged as 2 strongest contenders for the consumer portfolio of Kraft Heinz in India which includes children’s milk drink Complan, people with knowledge of matter said. 2 are expected to submit binding bids in the coming days amid final negotiations. In August, Kraft Heinz […]

Parle Biscuits is planning to set up a distillery unit in Uttar Pradesh. Proposed unit with a capacity of 60 klpd will be located at Parsendi village in Bahraich district. Distillery will be supported by a 30 M.W. co-generation power unit. An official at Parle Biscuits told Projects Today that while project is awaiting environmental […]

Leading brand of chocolates manufactured by Mondelez India has embedded Kuchh accha ho jaaye (let’s do something good) in its successful slogan since mid-2000s. Chocolates, for the experience they deliver practically sell themselves. But the challenge for an advertiser who is out there to strengthen the market leader’s position, is to conquer new horizons — […]

Earlier this month, SodaStream reported its strongest results in company history, a 31% year-over-year jump in revenues to $172 million. Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel’s fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion. PepsiCo said on Monday it’s acquiring all SodaStream’s outstanding shares at $144 per share, a 32% premium to the 30-day volume weighted […]

Government has put on hold the draft that proposes red-labelling of packaged food products containing high levels of fat, sugar and salt. In April, food safety regulator FSSAI had come out with draft of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations 2018 that propose mandatory red-label marking on such packaged food products. “Our pre-draft […]

Packaged breakfast cereals market, dominated by Kellogg’s, PepsiCo and Bagrry’s. Nestle India Ltd is betting big on the breakfast segment. Packaged foods maker, famous for its Maggi noodles and Nescafe instant coffee, is looking to garner a bigger share of the packaged breakfast cereals market, dominated by Kellogg’s, PepsiCo and Bagrry’s. “We now have products […]