FDI in Food Processing Expected to Cross $1 billion in Next 2 years: Badal

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said that Foreign Direct Investment in the food processing sector may cross $1 billion in the next two years, helped by reforms in FDI space and streamlining of FSSAI regulations. She further confirms that apart from permitting development of 17 new food parks, her

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FSSAI Directs Firms to Ban Potassium Bromate as Food Additive

After the reports of cancer-causing chemicals in bread, the government is all set to ban use of potassium bromate as food additive in next 15 days. “Potassium bromate is one of 11,000 food additives that are allowed in food business. After careful consideration, the Food Safety Standards Authority of India

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Cremica Food Industries Aims at a Growth of 35 Percent

Cremica Food Industries is eyeing a growth of about 35 percent in revenues for the current fiscal year. The firm is all set to achieve the target by capacity addition and expansion of the number of distribution outlets across the country. “We are looking at an expected growth rate of

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How to Cut Down Sugar and Fat in Your Diet?

Healthy nutrition is on everyone’s mind. Perhaps there’s even more attention being paid to what we eat than ever before. After decades of stocking our kitchens with meat, noodles and sweets and simultaneous diets to reverse the effects of all those fatty, starchy and sweet foods ingredients, we may be

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Contamination in Chocolates

By Dr Saurabh Arora Chocolates are regarded as the world’s most popular snack food. An average American consumes over 4kg of chocolate annually, while in Switzerland, the world’s leading chocolate producer, a Swiss consumes over double this amount. Indians also have a sweet tooth, and consume considerable amount of sweets,

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Creating a Sustainable Coffee Culture

Elanpro, India’s leading commercial refrigeration and food service company, has introduced the ‘600 Series’ coffee grinder, which the company claims is ideal for every application. Available in two models 600 AD and 600 ODG, the series is designed with the intent to make everything great about an expresso, states a

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New Low Calorie Sugar Substitute Developed

A new low-calorie sugar alternative made entirely from Monk fruit now offers food processing companies around the world a natural way to reduce sugar in everyday foods and beverages such as cereals, yoghurts and juices, without compromising flavour.  Monk fruit is a kind of melon that originated in China. The

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