Facilitating growth & modernisation in the processed food and hospitality sectors
Encouraged by the overwhelming response of the highly successful annual series of Aahar exhibition in New Delhi
Seminar on post-harvest management
In view of growing need of the processable varieties of farm produce through contract farming and other means All India Food Processors Association (AIFPA) is going to organise a seminar on Post Harvest Management
EU agriculture commission to make Aahar even bigger
A Platform to meet prospective buyers and know the current industry trends
Drinktec comes to India
Together with the trade association of manufacturers of food and packaging machinery within the VDMA, and publishers PETplanet, this world fair for beverages and liquid-food technology is putting on a congress in Mumbai.
Catalyst to creation of proficient employees
A glimpse of the macro scenario of the Indian hospitality industry before the micro view of the hospitality training trends reveals that Indian economy grew by 8% in the year 2005-2006 reaching a GDP of 700 billion USD.
High-end glassware for wine aficionados
If you are a true wine aficionado, chances are it's one of its most defining characteristics. Behind every successful man, there is a woman, goes the adage.
Kalpakka serves hotels and retail chain
Kalpakka Cold Storage, a multi product unit for meat and processed vegetables has a seven tonne capacity allowing it to supply on a daily basis around 30 products to all categories of the hotel sector and other food outlets.
Call to reduce duty on import of Silo storage system
At a recently conducted National Conference on Rabi Commodities, Subodh Kant Sahay, the union food-processing minister confirmed that roller flour milling industry is reincluded in the list of food processing industries
Govt should make policies more congenial to the hotel industry
Tourism is one of the major revenue raking nerve points of India which has been well tapped by the government. Alongside the growth of the tourism industry, even the hospitality segment has shown tremendous growth.
Have your cake and eat it too
The Mumbai based conglomerate, Jostars Orgotech, having been in the distribution of bakery ingredients for more than 5 years, has kept a close track on the pulse of the industry.
Bakery industry on an upswing
India is one of the world's major food producers but accounts for less than 1.5% of international food trade, and this certainly provides good scope for growth to the investors and exporters.
Reheated oil cause lifestyle diseases
Oil is one of the major components that add taste to the food you eat. Right from the main course to the dessert some form of this oil is used in our daily food. Be it at home or an eatery this is inevitable.
Biogas from kitchen waste
Mail Hem Engineers Private Limited, a 17-year-old enterprise which specialises in bio-gas generated from kitchen waste, has managed over 1,000 installations across the country.
Garbage disposal solution from Par Sales
Par Sales Pvt Ltd 'Minion' garbage disposer unit, offers unique solution for garbage disposal to hospitality industry. Minion garbage disposer unit incorporates the latest international kitchen technology.
Pioneers of automatic chapatti making plant: Om Engineering
Om Engineering Works, who are pioneers of Automatic Chapatti making plant, was established way back in 1985-86 by Vidyasagar who already had previous experience of working on an imported biscuit plant for 15 years.
Friesland & Warrnambool to enter into JV
Friesland Foods Domo and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Ltd have signed a Memorandum of understanding on entering into a 50:50 joint venture agreement.
Glycemic index - opportunities to food industry through innovation
Glycemic Index (GI) is becoming more and more popular to weight loss plans and to re-shape diet plan.
Sugarcane juice and jaggery as health drink and sweetener
About 30% of the sugarcane produced in the country is utilised for the manufacture of jaggery and khandsari sugars as these are the preferred energy producing and sweetening base by rural and urban consumers.
Innovation and technology the forte of Dynamech Engineers
Dynamech Engineers, the manufactures and exporters of traditional Indian snacks making machines in central India, continuing with the trend of innovation and development, has introduced a complete line for Kurkure type snacks
Amrit Foods to tap niche category
Amrit Foods, division of the Rs 600-crore Amrit Group, is launching Gagan UHT Fresh Cream, and ready to drink flavored milk like coffee vanilla at Aahar, a company release said.
J D Corporation to launch new products
Mumbai based J D Corporation, a government recognised One Star Export House specialising in shipment of mixed containers of loads of Indian foodstuffs and provisions is planning to launch food products in near future.
Tata Coffee to enter Russia and Ukraine
Post acquisition of Eight O' Clock Coffee, US in 2006, Tata Coffee Limited is storming into the markets of Ukraine and Russia. The company is also in the process of setting up a Uganda facility at an investment of Rs 70 crore.
Gomivious to launch Malabaricus in Karnataka & Puducheri
Coimbatore based Gomovious Group, the brand owners of Le Rhum de Malabaricus, the first of the kind Herbal Rum in India, will be expanding its Malabaricus brand market by starting their operations in Karnataka and Puducheri in the months to come.
Food retailing and shopping malls
With a population of a billion and a middle class population of over 300 million, organised retailing (in the form of food retail chains) is still in its infancy in the country.
F0 and market value calculation for food industries
The sterilisation process is defined as a UHT (Ultra High Temperature) process if the product is heat-treated in a continuous flow at a temperature of not-less-than 135°C for a very short time
Danisco develops organic dairy stabilizers
Danisco USA has expanded into the organic dairy sector, developing a range of stabiliser blends designed to replace its conventional blends in organic formulations.
Kerry launches new dairy ingredient for shelf-life extension
Kerry Bio-Science has launched an improved version of its fresh-keeping ingredients for dairy products, which claims to deliver improved performance at a lower cost.
Eco Cosmos to exhibit food processing machinery from Taiwan
The goods offered by the neighboring countries are seen as a threat in a SWOT analysis done by a reputed government agency.
India must meet food and nutrition security
The population of India was 361.1 million in 1951. The foodgrain production at that time was around 45 to 50 million tonnes only and the same was not sufficient to meet the "Good and nutritional security" of the population even then.
Barbeque Nation takes off in Bangalore
Barbeque Nation, which is part of the Bon Appetite Hotel, is an exclusive vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurant drawn from the Mediterranean, American, Oriental and Asian origin which has commenced its operations in Bangalore.
Ace Kreamers brews Teapresso!
Thought that espresso machines were only suitable for preparing coffee based drinks? Think again. Coffee retail chains can now make espresso tea by using Teapresso Machine.
Chenny's to unveil range of cheese & yoghurt products
In a bid to tap the growing cheese market, Chenny's Creamery a start-up dairy processing enterprise is being set up to develop a range of products which will be unveiled by the end of 2007.
Balaji Wafers to go global
Starting out at a cinema hall canteen the Virani brothers from Rajkot (Saurashtra) - Meghjibhai, Chandubhai, bhikubhai and Kanubhai are giving the MNCs a bite for their money.
Culinary Arts hot with Indian students in West London college
Switzerland is a popular destination for Indian students of hoteleering, whereas the UK is preferred for Master's degrees.
Indian bartenders lack expertise in mixology
There is no shortage of bartenders however there is serious lack of expertise in the technicalities of creating the right mix of drinks.
Wahal engineers launches Multi Processor
Established in 1984, Wahal Engineers based in Delhi is a leading company which provides blending, homogenising, disintegration and particle size reduction solutions to the food processing industry.
Local flavours with Pinch
While all follow the trend, Zafar R Shaikh, managing director, Pinch Bottling Company believes in creating one.
AP govt releases new policy on wine brewing
In an effort to encourage wine brewing, the Andhra Pradesh government has released a policy document. It is the first time that the State government has made an attempt to attract wine breweries in the state on a large scale.
Antarctica to ride the retail wave
The boom in the retail sector is opening up a gamut of opportunities for players in allied areas, who are exploring opportunities being thrown up by the Indian retail sector.
Delta Nutritives to launch Gelato ingredients and speciality chocolates
Delta Nutritives Pvt Ltd, a leading provider of bakery and confectionery ingredients from worldover will launch range of ingredients and products at Aahar. "Aahar offers an excellent platform to launch and display new products and machinery.
Bhavmark offers coding & marking machines
The coding and marking industry is slated to grow on a high rate. More multinationals and players within the country are planning to make their mark in this sector.
Serving wine glass!
The beauty of wine glasses in today's world is that there are so many wondrous varieties - enough to amass a small collection of diverse styles that cater to certain moods.
Retort packaging for extended shelf life
Packaging in the food and beverage market is considered a critical component of all branding, merchandising, and promotional strategies. Effective packaging helps address the constant struggle for shelf space as seen in retort packaging.
Cinderella of particle metrology
Cinderella is a popular fairy tale embodying a classic folk tale. In Pharma Spares version, Sieve analysis has been described as the 'Cinderella' of particle metrology in that it does most of the work, but gets little of the credit.
Spread the information on irradiated food
Shriram Institute for Industrial Research (SRI) is an independent, self-sustaining, not-for-profit multidisciplinary contract research institute conducting research and development in the areas of special significance
Ace Technologies offers weighing and inspection systems
Ace Technologies & Packaging Systems Pvt Ltd represents Thermo Fisher Scientific a world leader in inspection systems, in India.
Cleopatra to introduce flavoured chapattis and drinking water
Cleopatra Flavours & Fragrances (CFF) is introducing a new concept of flavoured chapattis with real freshness of vegetables like methi, palak, ginger etc.
New India Electronics to launch Imperia kitchen equipments
Mumbai-based New India Electronics & Trading will bring Imperia range of kitchen equipments from Italy which will be launched at the Aahar.
Café Coffee Day & Barista to augment outlets in India
The growth of the coffee retail segment has promoted leading coffee chains in the country to increase their presence in India. Café Coffee Day and Barista, leading coffee chains, are set to increase their presence in India