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TÜV SÜD in collaboration with ASSOCHAM is organising a summit ‘Safe Future Now’ on food safety in Gurgaon on 5th September, 2013. The summit will bring together market leaders and regulators on the same platform to discuss, learn and exchange experiences & ins...full story
20th April saw New Zealand High Commission, New Delhi, hosting a grand get-together to welcome a big delegation of New Zealand food and beverage companies visiting India. A group of 13 New Zealand food producers and wineries are at present in India, sponsored ...full story
A study of more than 300 French wines has found that only 10% of those tested were clean of any traces of chemicals used during vine treatments, various media have reported. Sccording to that, Pascal Chatonnet and the EXCELL laboratory in Bordeaux tested wine...full story
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries provides financial assistance for expansion of the cold chain infrastructure, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries, Dr. Charan Das Mahant, has informed in Parliament. The initiatives are a...full story
Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke gave the annual City Food Lecture in London, UK, and has used his keynote speech to warn the food industry that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats it faces. In his speech, ‘Water – the linchpin of food security’, Bulcke argue...full story
Diversified business group Empower India has acquired Uniheal Foods, a sole proprietor entity that makes health and nutritive food products for an undisclosed amount. Ninad Deshmukh, owner of Uniheal, would be part of the team at Empower to take further devel...full story
The consultations with key stakeholders regarding FDI in multi-brand retail trading brought out views both for and against FDI in multi brand retail trading, Ministry of Commerce has summarized the earlier discussions. On balance, however, the discussions gene...full story
If there is one sector that has been growing faster than agriculture as well as manufacturing sectors, has the potential to create jobs in the rural areas, bridge the gap between the price paid by the consumer and that received by the farmer and create value a...full story
The Government has notified the cabinet/CCEA decisions on FDI in single brand retail, multi brand retail, civil aviation, broadcasting sector and power exchanges. The decisions were taken in the Cabinet and CCEA meetings on September 14, 2012. According to th...full story
The production of vegetables and fruits in the country is estimated to be 1505.86 and 752.74 lakh tonnes respectively, during 2011-12 as compared to 1465.54 and 748.78 lakh tonnes during 2010-11, Shri Harish Rawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Pr...full story