Fresco Foods sets up gherkin processing unit at SEZ in Hassan
Fresco Foods Pvt. Ltd, a private label manufacturer, will commission a gherkin processing facility located in the Special Economic Zone for agro and food processing of the Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) in Hassan.
Control of cholesterol with flaxseed chutney
In a major research effort, the Kuvempu University's Nutraceuticals Research Group has identified the hypocholesterolemic and hepatoprotective effects of flaxseed.
No big investments taking place in food processing
Shushmul Maheshwari, CEO of RNCOS, a leading market research agency, attempts a forecast of the food processing sector and mulls over the current challenges.
Need to wipe off widespread inefficiencies in food value
Main sectors comprising the Indian food processing industry are fruits and vegetables, dairy products, marine and fish, meat and poultry, edible oils, staples, alcoholic and Non-alcoholic beverages, bread and bakery, confectionery and packed foods, among others.
Tastee Choice is No.1 Indian shrimp brand in the US
In an interview over e-mail Jose Thomas, managing director, The Choice Group, provides an overview of the shrimp business to Nandita Vijay:
Veetee Fine Foods storms into RTE segment with 15 products
Veetee Fine Foods Ltd has stormed into the ready-to-eat space with a range of products. The company has made substantial investment of Rs 15 crore and is expected to sell 20 lakh pouches in the first year of operation.
Fruit-based beverages and drinks
One of the rapidly growing sectors is beverages (not including tea, coffee etc. and alcoholic beverages). This sector is estimated at over Rs 7,500 crore and is dominated by carbonated soft drinks with almost 80% share.
Not long ago, drinking water came in two standard flavours - clean and dirty. It was only in 1996, that a young entrepreneur named J Darius Bikoff changed that fore ever. His search for an alternative to tap and spring water led him to form Energy Brands Inc.
Heat and Control gears up for new fryer technologies
Heat and Control, food processing, packaging and weighing equipment manufacturer, is developing and patenting new fryer technologies for the reduction of acrylamides, product oil content control, cooking oil volume, and fryer floor space and energy requirements.
Understand your drink @ drinktec 2009
drinktec 2009 - the world's largest fair for beverage & liquid food technology, will open from 14-19 September 2009 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany.
Tru Mark-Truly upto the mark!
The demand for food processing and packaging technology is on rise given the fact the sector is sector to explode. Many companies have realised this potential and are gearing up for uncompromising profits in this field and related segments. Tru Mark is one such segment.
Kemin Food Ingredients makes structural changes to meet demand
In order to meet the increasing needs of the food industry, Kemin Food Ingredients, health and nutritional major, has announced structural changes.