Front Pack Labelling Proposal Sparks Debate among Food Industry and Health Institutions
The star rating system is a type of symbol-based labelling that does not provide upfront information on the exact amount of salt, sugar, or fat…
Instant Food Brand 'Yu' raises Series A Funding led by Ashish Kacholia
The round was led by Ashish Kacholia – renowned public market investor and saw participation from existing investors – Asian Paints Promoter Group (…
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Consumer food brand Yuset to re-imagine packaged foods with instant meal bowls
Yu provides all day meal options including breakfast, lunch/ dinner and dessert bowls.
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FSSAI to get 'front of package label' in packaged food
Front of Package labels seek to provide simple nutrition information in a more accessible location instead on the back or side of packages.
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Bikano launches multigrain chips in two appetizing flavours
The two products are available through Bikano’s wide network of retail and modern trade outlets both within the country and outside. 
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With packaged food trend growing, Bikano launches festive gift pack range
In a quality-driven conscious consumer environment, the post lockdown trend has seen consumers moving to packaged snacks as these are more hygienic…
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Nestle forays in consumer-facing small appliances category
Packaged foods maker Nestle has forayed in the consumer-facing small appliances category.
FSSAI constitutes expert panel to look into food labelling standards
In April, FSSAI had come out with the draft of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations 2018.
ITC aims top spot in FMCGs with new launches
However, ITC will only acquire brands that can be scaled up using its own distribution network as it would be easier to break even.
FSSAI Proposes GMO Labelling on all packaged products
The country’s food regulator also suggests mandatory declaration by packaged food manufacturers about nutritional information such as calories, total…
Aavishkaar to invest Rs 35 crore in packaged foods brand 'Soulfull'
The Aavishkaar Bharat Fund is targeting early-to-mid stage investment opportunities in sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, clean technology,…
Pristine Organic's introduces a wide range of Millet Food Products
Millet is one of the ancient and oldest foods known to mankind
No plan to introduce packaged food in mid-day meals: Government
Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced in May that the government would organise two-day training camps for cooks…
Namboothiris targets Rs 500 crore turnover in two years
The first company to launch packed pickles in the state fifty years ago, Namboothiris was recently acquired by Nambeesans Group, which has interests…
Mother's Recipe introduces a range of street-styled authentic chutneys
These chutneys are available in different variants such as Delhi Chutney, Bhelpuri Chutney, Red Chilli Garlic Chutney, Samosa Chutney and Tamarind Date Chutney.
?FSSAI to collaborate with corporate entities and academic institutions for FoSTaC program
The regulator will also define 'junk food' before imposing further taxes on packaged food products with high fat, salt and sugar content, the executive said.
ITC aims to become the leader of India's packaged-foods industry
ITC is said to be evaluating staples and edible oil, health foods, and value-added dairy products as categories it might enter.
?FSSAI aims to improve the quality of food sold through online channels
FSSAI announced imported food items with less than 60% of shelf life will not be allowed to enter Indian market.
RPG Group to offer 'guilt-free snacking' under 'Too Yumm' brand
The company will start with selling snacks such as khakra and makhna, breakfast cereals such as corn flakes, juices and fruit beverages.
Check expiry dates on online packaged foods before ordering
LocalCircles conducted a survey of 10,000 consumers, who suggested that they ordered the food product as it was on a small discount, only to find on delivery that they now need to consume it in one month instead of the full shelf life of 12 months.
?Britannia, Amul, Dabur and Parle to either raise prices or to cut quantities
Amul, the nation’s top ice-cream maker, said prices are up 5-8% after a two-year gap due to higher sugar and milk powder prices.
?Euromonitor details the impact of demonetisation on packaged food and drinks
Essentials with lower income elasticity such as rice, edible oils and dairy products will be impacted less by demonetisation and cash crunch, when compared with products such as ready meals and processed fruits and vegetables.
?No different MRPs for same packaged product, says the consumer affair department
The consumer affairs department has advised that all packaged items, including beverages, cannot be sold at two different MRPs in shops, multiplexes or airports.
Govt. wants to bring more transparency in packaged food business
Indian government is aiming to amend the 2011 commodities packaging rules hence, making the entire business cycle more translucent for the customers.