Bakery Special – Innovation is the Key

By Ishrat Majid and Gulzar Ahmad Nayik The bakery industry is globally growing at an annual rate of approximately 6.5 percent and is expected to grow at seven percent in the coming years. Europe is the largest producer and consumer with baked products having a strong traditional base in the

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Editor’s Page – Food Processing & Make in India

The Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) must be lauded for its initiative in promoting `Make in India’. The institute showcased its efforts during an event organised last month.  Products like the Integrated Sugarcane Processing Unit and the launch of carbonated drinks with 20 percent natural fruit juice stole the

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Marketing – Being Innovative & Successful in Crowded Markets

Jill Frank, Food Champion and Certified Food Scientist at UL (Underwriters Laboratories), talks about the challenges and opportunities involved in launching successful products in difficult, saturated markets – and how one particular ingredients database can help to accelerate product development cycles. Not many industries are as innovation driven as the

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India’s Rs 50k cr Food Tech Market! Mayfield Pumps Rs 21 cr in Box8

Agencies On-demand food delivery service Box8, one of the frontrunners in India’s Rs 50,000 crore food tech market, has raised approximately Rs 21 crore in Series A funding from US-based venture capital fund Mayfield. One of its best-selling products, ‘All in One’ meal box was developed keeping in mind the

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Buhler Aeroglide names Andy Sharpe new President and CEO

Agencies Buhler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has announced Andy Sharpe as new president and CEO as of June 1, 2015. Sharpe succeeds Hans-J-erg Ill, who will be returning to Buhler’s headquarters in Uzwil, Switzerland. Andy Sharpe has nearly

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Food Traceability Market Worth $14 bn by 2019

Agencies The report, ‘Food Traceability Market by Technology (RFID, GPS, Barcode, Infrared, Biometric), End User (Manufacturer, Warehouse, Retailer, Government), Application (Fresh food Produce, Meat & Poultry, Seafood, Dairy, Beverage) & Region – Global Trend & Forecast to 2019’, defines and segments the Food Traceability Market on the basis of various

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NBFL to Launch 20 Products by End of 2015

Agencies With the support of their parent company LT Foods, Nature Bio-Foods (NBFL) exports to about 65 countries around the globe. NBFL has a domestic product portfolio of over 40 across 13 states in India and in order to penetrate the Indian market further, it plans to launch around 20

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Varsity Training Food Business Multi-taskers

Agencies The number of students is up 150 percent for a Lincoln University degree that combines food and business papers. “We had 20 students in our first year and 50 students this year,” said Nic Lees, Programme Director of Agribusiness and Food Marketing at Lincoln University. The degree combines papers

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Publisher Note

Linda Brady Hawke Publisher (India) Welcome to the February issue of food Marketing & Technology. There has been a buzz around India over the past few months. In spite of a global slowdown, many financial and economic experts have identified the country as one of the bright spots on the

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Policy Watch

Food Law Deadline Extended The Centre has given six months’ more time to the states for rolling out the National Food Security Act (NFSA), Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has stated. The deadline, which has already been extended twice for implementing the food law, ended on April 4. Only

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