One thousand dollars for many in India could be an amount for livelihood for at least 6 months and in some cases even a year. One thousand dollars is a lot of money. In that much money, one could even buy an expensive phone or a take a nice trip – OR one could treat oneself to a burger. That’s right. One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world’s most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan.
Some 2000 volunteers, including company employees and their families, NGO partners, distribution partners, suppliers and officials, participated in this initiative which took place in towns near Nestlé India factory and its branches. The company was supported by its implementation partners Magic Bus India Foundation and India Pollution Control Association (IPCA) at select locations, the company release stated.
A new company is promoting a happy and heathy lifestyle through chocolate. For the mind, body and soul, the secret ingredient, it turns out, is mushrooms. NUDE Chocolate has launched what it calls “enhanced chocolate” featuring reishi mushrooms. Among the benefits these mushrooms are thought to have include boosting immunity, balancing hormones, reducing inflammation, and improving the function of vital organs.
New Zealand-based dairy major Fonterra is taking the value-added product route to make a re-entry into India. In its first innings — a joint venture (JV) with Britannia two decades ago — Fonterra had opted to work in the packet milk segment, a large but competitive category, dominated by local players such as Amul and Mother Dairy. It exited the JV in 2007, the Kiwi major has made a JV with Future Consumer, part of the Kishore-Biyani-led Future group, to launch a spate of value-added milk products such as UHT milk (tetrapak milk), milk shakes, and yoghurts at competitive price points in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, before heading to the south.
Looks like now health concious people can still enjoy a bar of chocolate after a workout as Cadbury Dairy Milk has introduced a low sugar version for the health-conscious chocolate lovers. Cadbury Dairy Milk, India’s largest chocolate brand, will soon be launching a healthier variant with 30% lower sugar content than the normal variant. Mondelez International, the company behind the brand, stated that the existing Cadbury Dairy Milk will continue to sell in its current form and would in “no way” compete with the newer version.