Confectionery, largest among the FP industries
The confectionery industry in the country has demanded zero per cent excise duty on all items of confectionery including sugar confectionery containing cocoa and chocolate products and chewing gums and bubble gums.
Dried cranberries get 'healthy' recognition
Cranberries in different ingredient forms are sold in more than 50 countries, used in more than thousand different products and enjoyed by millions around the world. The journey for this small mighty red berry has just begun in India.
Bread, biscuit makers gain from fall in sugar, wheat prices
The crash in sugar and wheat prices in the last six months has turned out to be a bonanza for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies that make bread, biscuits and beverages.
Candico aims to provide entire confectionery range available worldwide
Karan Gupta, executive director, Candico (I) Limited, in an e-mail interview with Meghanadan S of Food & Beverage News, shares how he has led Candico into valuable partnerships with leading international players
New labelling laws: boon or bane?
India is one of the fastest emerging markets in the world both in terms of imports and exports. In order to compete in the global arena, India is in the process of upgrading itself to global standards. One of the areas of this is legislation.
Major icecream players starts fresh campaign in AP
The competition in the frozen deserts made with cream market is becoming intense with more players, both outside and small ones from inside are joining the race in Andhra Pradesh.
Big scope for bakery machinery industry suppliers
The bakery sector in India has touched Rs 3000 crores annual turnover. The total bakery production is estimated at 1.5 million tonne in bread, 1.1 mn tonne in biscuit and 0.4 mn tonne in cake production.
Retail boom drives growth of bakery chains
The bakery industry in India is currently going though some exciting transformation. The growing economy, increasing disposable income and retail boom have lured number of domestic and international bakery chains to expand their presence
Baking for health
Bakery industry in India is the largest of the food industries with an annual turnover of about Rs 3,000 crore. The industry has traditionally been and largely continues to be in the unorganised sector contributing over 70% of the total production.
Avestha to target 35 cities, pursues export possibilities
One of India's leading pharma and food biotech majors, Avestha Gengraine Technologies Pvt Ltd, (Avesthagen) under its subsidiary company Avesta Good Earth Foods manufacturers a range of Muesli breakfast cereals
Gujarat bakeries going for fortified 'maida' from Aug 15
Bakeries in Gujarat would use fortified `maida' (white flour) in making products with a view to improving public health from August 15 this year, a government official has said.
New sugar-free concepts from Roquette
Roquette food ingredients offers more than sweetness alone and are finding wider uses outside the sugar and low-sugar market.
Perfection in cake & food art with Noor nozzles
New Maharashtra Mechanical Works manufactures one of the leading brands for cake and food decorating equipments and accessories - Noor.
Daily Bread to launch its units in all metros
Daily Bread, a leading brand in the bakery and confectionery sector in India, is emerging as the country's first worldclass outlet of premium bakery, confectionery and speciality food products for wholesale and retail clients.