Nutri-convenience at nascent stage
These days, due to changing food habits being witnessed worldwide, diet-induced disease has become a common issue as nutrient requirements of people suffer in the long run. In the fast pace of today's life, people are constantly inclined towards the concept of healthy eating or checking the nutritional facts in their eating products.
Convenience Foods – how convenient are they really?
Convenience foods are prepared or packaged by a manufacturer that need little or no further preparation before being consumed and can be used at any time, quickly and easily as by thawing or heating.
“We expect 15-20% share of water market by 2013”
In the beverage segment, ready-to-serve beverage makes up an aspect of convenience. It includes bottled water as well. Naveen Luthra, CEO, Mulshi Springs, speaks to Anurag More, about the business and more.
Emergence of supermarkets has changed India's food retail industry
Retailing – the act of final delivery of goods and services to ultimate consumers – is undergoing a revolution. There has been a gradual transformation in the formats of retailing in India from traditional village shandies to kirana shops to the modern organised retailing (the organised retail chains or supermarkets).
Coeliac disease and gluten-free foods
The market for gluten-free foods in the West is increasing substantially. At one recent industry meeting in USA, it was reported that the gluten-free bakery market in North America grew by a 50% margin in 2007.
Sports drinks – An emerging market
Sports drinks are designed to help sportspersons replenish body fluids that are lost during an intense workout or a match.
Retail industry to push F&B marketing sector
Food & beverage consumption in India is increasing in double digit, defied economic downturn and is estimated to Rs 15 lakh crore in coming years. The ministry for food processing industries in India (Mofpi) on other hand aims at Rs one lakh crore investments (from both public and private sector) by 2015 which will act as booster dose for food & beverage industry, particularly the f&b retail secto
India's packaged food industry could touch $30 bn by 2015: ASSOCHAM
Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 15 to 20 per cent annually, the Indian packaged food industry is likely to touch $30 billion by 2015 from the current level of $15 billion including snack foods, ready-to-eat foods, healthy and functional foods.