India Stands Between World And Food Riots

MUMBAI, (Reuters Breakingviews) - India’s pledge to feed the world still holds more than a grain of truth. After global wheat supplies were disrupted by the war in Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India was ready to step up its trade. But a heatwave read more is singeing fields and…

Westfalia Fruit Brings Avocado Expertise To India

As a leading multinational supplier of avocados and a range of fresh vegetables and fruit, Westfalia is expanding its operations into India where it will supply local markets, retailers and wholesale markets with locally produced avocados and avocados from our global network of farms. To introduce Hass avocados in India…

Global Food Prices To Hit Record Levels From Rising Oil Prices

Soaring costs of steaks, pasta and coffee have dominated headlines and pushed global food prices close to record levels. But it looks like the dubious accolade of sending the inflation gauge across the line will fall to cooking oils, those understated yet most ubiquitous of staples. (more…)

CP Kelco Launches New Pectin Solution For Salted Buttermilk

CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredients, announces the launch of GENU® Pectin YM-SAL 200, an improved stabilizing solution for long shelf-life buttermilk with the saltier taste that consumers prefer. A popular staple in India, salted buttermilk is a refreshing beverage made with yogurt, spices and herbs. It has long…

SATS To Establish First Central Kitchen In India For S$37 Mil

On 26 July, SATS announced that it will be establishing its first central kitchen in India for $37 million. This is SATS’s first major investment in the country, which will see SATS establishing a wholly-owned subsidiary, says the airport services provider. The 14,000 sqm central kitchen marks a key milestone…

Barry Callebaut Opens Chocolate Factory In India

The Barry Callebaut Group has opened its new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility, located in Baramati, India. Barry Callebaut’s new factory is located about 250 km south-east of Mumbai and represents its biggest investment in India to date. The new chocolate factory and warehouse include an R&D lab and assembly…

Globaldata: India’s Packaging Market To Reach 422.3 Billion Units in 2024

Changing lifestyle of consumers along with rising demand for products that offer an ease of convenience are the key attributes prompting the demand for portable packaging solutions. The packaging sector in India is expected to increase from 307.8 billion units in 2019 to 422.3 billion units in 2024, at a…

Retailers Need To Act Global And Think Local Post COVID-19, Says GlobalData

Rapid globalisation and urbanisation have been the most prominent growth drivers of retail for decades now. In 2019, world trade to GDP ratio crossed 60 percent, and the global urban population crossed four billion with the retail industry in emerging economies such as India benefitting the most from this urbanisation…

Beverage Manufacturers Exploring Ready-To-Drink Category In India Amid COVID-19

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the beverage industry has witnessed a significant shift in the purchasing preferences of consumers in India, with steady rise and strong inclination towards ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages. This shift has encouraged the beverage manufacturers to re-evaluate their innovation strategies and explore options to diversify their portfolios, says…
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