Chemical-free Food Preservation Technology with Blue LEDs

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A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have strong antibacterial effect on major food borne pathogens, and are most effective when in cold temperatures (between 4°C and 15°C) and mildly acidic conditions of around pH 4.5. This opens

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Dabur enters Ready-to-Drink Segment

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Dabur has announced its entry into ready-to-drink beverage segment with the launch of its latest product Hajmola Yoodley. “Dabur India Ltd is extending its most trusted digestive brand Hajmola into the ready-to-drink beverage market with the launch of Hajmola Yoodley, a new range of drinks offering the uniqueness of ‘chatpata’

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DuPont Stresses Gluten Free Probiotic Range

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DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced that its entire probiotic range is produced from raw materials that do not contain gluten. The announcement follows publication of a new study at Columbia University, which found that in a test of 22 best-selling probiotic supplements, more than half contained detectable levels of

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Britannia Sponsors Spelling Bee

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Leading food company Britannia has signed up as the presenting sponsor for the 2015 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee. The brand confirmed its commitment in New Jersey. Plans are afoot to now integrate Britannia into the Bee and provide participants with healthy and delicious foods products. Britannia will be giving

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Mahindra forays into Branded Edible Oils Segment with NuPro

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The agri business vertical of Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the $16.9 billion Mahindra Group, announced the launch of its branded edible oil, NuPro for the health conscious Indian consumer. The company, under the NuPro brand, will offer a bouquet of edible oils, the first of which is the NuPro

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Essel Propack sells Stake to Amcor

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Mumbai-based Essel Propack, a manufacturer of laminated and seamless or extruded plastic tubes, has received its board approval to divest the entire stake in its flexible packaging subsidiary Packaging India Pvt Ltd, to Amcor Flexibles India Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian packaging products maker Amcor. “The divestment of

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