Nano Packaging : An Extended Arm of Nanotechnology

Nano Packaging

Industry analysts predict that nanotechnology will most likely to be used to transform food by shaping molecules and atoms. The food and agricultural industry are investing billions of dollars into nanotechnology research, and currently there are several nano food products in the market.

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Tech Update: Bühler Launches SORTEX A Colour Sorter for Rice

Optical sorting specialist, Bühler Sortex Ltd has unveiled a new specification. Sortex A is designed & built in London and offers premium sorting quality at competitive price. New features include Hi-Lumen LED lighting for better defect recognition and a new user-friendly interface – SORTEX ProSortX operating software with enhanced touchscreen

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Industry Spotlight: Enjoy Easy-to-Use Products, Courtesy Puratos India

Puratos, one of the world’s largest bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients producer, has introduced products in an easy-to-use avatar for the preparation of cutting edge desserts for the Indian market. Puratos India is a 100 percent subsidiary of Puratos International – a global group with local subsidiaries in 63 countries,

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CavinKare to Launch India’s ‘First’ Ready to Serve Fruit Milkshake

Indian conglomerate CavinKare has introduced the ‘first’ ready to serve fruit milkshake in the country. According to the reports, CavinKare is all set be the first company to foray into this segment. “We are the first to enter the fruit milkshake segment,” CMD CK Ranganathan said. “In the market, flavoured

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Charoen Pokphand Foods Enters India Forays into Packaged Foods Business

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), the leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate in the Asia Pacific region has announced its foray into the food packaging business in India. The firm is all geared up to set a new chicken processing plant at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. With an

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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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Battle of Bottled Water: Bonaqua to Compete against Kinley

With an aim to increase its sale, Coca-Cola is all set to re-launch its global packaged water brand Bonaqua in bottles that are similar to Kinley. While both Bonaqua and Kinley will have different colour of their labels, the same shape, mould and cap are all set to be the

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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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ITC to Expand its Presence in the Dairy Segment

With an aim to expand its presence in the dairy segment, ITC is planning to foray into the dairy whitener space. The firm which had apparently entered the ghee (clarified butter) segment last year, is in the process of ramping up its manufacturing capacity. In line with its ambitious goals

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