Articles about Food Industry

Chinese cheese lovers can finally gorge on European cheese!

25 Oct 2017

Chinese cheese lovers can finally gorge on European cheese!

In a new development, China reversed an import ban on several types of European stinky cheeses, including Danish Blue, Stilton and Roquefort.

Utterly butterly news: Indian Railways, Amul may soon work together

24 Oct 2017

Utterly butterly news: Indian Railways, Amul may soon work together

The Ministry of Railways is famously active on Twitter, known for promptly responding to the woes of travelers and other grievances.

McDonald's serves 'cockroach legs' in coffee; apologizes later

20 Oct 2017

McDonald's serves 'cockroach legs' in coffee; apologizes later

A man was served coffee with "cockroach legs" floating in it at a McDonald's outlet in Bangkok on Monday. He complained and requested for another coffee only to find more "cockroach legs" in it.

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks

14 Oct 2017

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo to change recipes of best-selling drinks

Food and beverage behemoths Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are playing a big gamble in India by "changing" the recipes of their top-selling drinks.

Food tech start-up Yumist shuts down; fails to raise funds

30 Sep 2017

Food tech start-up Yumist shuts down; fails to raise funds

Gurugram-based food tech start-up Yumist, which offered home-cooked meals, is shutting down as it failed to raise the kind of capital required to survive in the competitive market.

Amul to start selling French fries, aloo tikki this Diwali

30 Sep 2017

Amul to start selling French fries, aloo tikki this Diwali

Indian dairy giant Amul is set to launch frozen potato products like French Fries, potato wedges, hash browns, and aloo tikkis/burger patties next month, before Diwali.

18 of 43 closed McDonald's outlets reopen in Delhi

20 Sep 2017

18 of 43 closed McDonald's outlets reopen in Delhi

Connaught Plaza Restaurants Limited (CPRL), which manages McDonald's operations in North and East India, reopened 18 of the 43 fast-food chain outlets in Delhi shut since June over expired eating house licenses.

Zomato will charge zero commission from restaurants on food orders

19 Sep 2017

Zomato will charge zero commission from restaurants on food orders

Zomato is having a good run.

Cockroach milk to be a super health food?

12 Sep 2017

Cockroach milk to be a super health food?

According to recent research, cockroach milk could, one day in the future, become a super health food.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

06 Sep 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

Zomato eyes $200m from Alibaba, may get the unicorn-tag back

05 Sep 2017

Zomato eyes $200m from Alibaba, may get the unicorn-tag back

According to reports, Zomato is currently engaged in negotiation with Alibaba and its payments affiliate Ant Financial to raise up to $200 million from them.

Pubs, restaurants using dangerous liquid in drinks, ice-cream

04 Sep 2017

Pubs, restaurants using dangerous liquid in drinks, ice-cream

Pubs and restaurants in Bengaluru are increasingly using liquid nitrogen to freeze or create vapor clouds or over drinks and ice-creams.

You can now order from KFC with only one click

01 Sep 2017

You can now order from KFC with only one click

KFC India has decided to take the food and technology nexus to the next level.

Post-GST, fewer customers having to pay service charge

31 Aug 2017

Post-GST, fewer customers having to pay service charge

Looks like the government's awareness drive on the voluntariness of paying service charge at restaurants as well as the new GST regime are producing results.

Burger King launches WhopperCoin, its own crypto-currency

31 Aug 2017

Burger King launches WhopperCoin, its own crypto-currency

In a surprising turn of events, Fast-food chain Burger King has now launched its own crypto-currency called WhopperCoin, in Russia.

BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

29 Aug 2017

BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

According to reports, online marketplace Paytm Mall and its principal investor Alibaba has extended the exclusivity period of their negotiations with online grocer BigBasket for two weeks.

Future Group wants to expand brand presence in tier-II cities

29 Aug 2017

Future Group wants to expand brand presence in tier-II cities

Future Group plans on increasing the proliferation of its smaller format stores in tier II and III cities.

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market: What it means

27 Aug 2017

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market: What it means

Global e-retailing giant Amazon Inc. is all set to complete its acquisition of American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday.

Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?

25 Aug 2017

Indira Canteens: Political move or the future of food security?

Bengaluru recently witnessed the launch of Indira Canteens, but their main purpose was overlooked in all the noise surrounding the celebrations.

169 McDonald's stores in north and east to shut down

21 Aug 2017

169 McDonald's stores in north and east to shut down

The immediate future of all 169 McDonald's stores in the north and east is in doubt. If things go bad, they might even shut down within a fortnight.

Your Domino's Pizza will now have more toppings and cheese

09 Aug 2017

Your Domino's Pizza will now have more toppings and cheese

Important things first, Domino's will now make pizza using a softer crust, add more toppings and cheese.

Ice-cream that doesn't melt easily, this is what we need!

09 Aug 2017

Ice-cream that doesn't melt easily, this is what we need!

The saddest feeling in the world is watching your ice-cream melt.

Amazon India may enter online food retailing business during Diwali

08 Aug 2017

Amazon India may enter online food retailing business during Diwali

Amazon, after receiving the go ahead from the government, will make its Indian debut into online food retailing during the Diwali season.

Zomato Skillet to educate restaurateurs about industry insights, skills, tricks

02 Aug 2017

Zomato Skillet to educate restaurateurs about industry insights, skills, tricks

Zomato has survived 9 years in the food-tech sector. Several start-ups in this segment balked and closed shop but Zomato soldiered on, even after losing the coveted "unicorn" tag.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

01 Aug 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

Mondelez ties-up with Amazon to indulge India's sweet tooth

27 Jul 2017

Mondelez ties-up with Amazon to indulge India's sweet tooth

In order to bite into the flourishing Indian e-commerce market and to indulge the sweet tooth of more customers, leading chocolate and confectionery maker Mondelez has now partnered with Amazon India.

Amul Girl: One of the longest and cheapest ad campaigns

26 Jul 2017

Amul Girl: One of the longest and cheapest ad campaigns

When the Women in Blue lost the World Cup, Indians showered praises on the players.

GST hits sweet-makers: Future of faluda, halwa, barfis at risk

26 Jul 2017

GST hits sweet-makers: Future of faluda, halwa, barfis at risk

The GST has had many pros, but several cons too. Now it seems to have touched an unexpected nerve.

Air India menu to soon have wines, mocktails and more!

26 Jul 2017

Air India menu to soon have wines, mocktails and more!

In a bid to woo business class and international passengers, Air India is now planning on introducing items from regional cuisine, mocktails and wines in their menu soon.

Delhi: Tomatoes being sold at Rs. 100/kg, country facing shortage

25 Jul 2017

Delhi: Tomatoes being sold at Rs. 100/kg, country facing shortage

With the onset of monsoon, Delhi has been witnessing a huge tomato shortage leading to hike in their prices.

McDonald's to deliver wearable Big Macs, fries, burgers for free!

21 Jul 2017

McDonald's to deliver wearable Big Macs, fries, burgers for free!

On 26 July, the newly-invented 'Global McDelivery Day', McDonald's is going to do something that nobody expected!

Chocolate: Of so many contradictory studies, which should you believe?

07 Jul 2017

Chocolate: Of so many contradictory studies, which should you believe?

It's World Chocolate Day today, a much-awaited day for many. After all, how many would say no to a chocolate?

Iced drinks from Starbucks, Costa in UK contain faecal bacteria

28 Jun 2017

Iced drinks from Starbucks, Costa in UK contain faecal bacteria

A BBC investigation has found that iced drinks in the UK outlets of global coffee chains Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero contain bacteria found in faeces.

After McDonald's, Intel is IOC's new partner

22 Jun 2017

After McDonald's, Intel is IOC's new partner

Intel has replaced McDonald's as the International Olympic Committee partner, a week after the former deal ended.

Olympics deal cut short: No more of 'I'm Lovin' it'?

17 Jun 2017

Olympics deal cut short: No more of 'I'm Lovin' it'?

Yes, it's true! McDonald's is calling it quits with the International Olympics Committee (IOC).

Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

16 Jun 2017

Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

Tech giant Amazon is acquiring US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion all cash deal - the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce player.

Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles

31 May 2017

Healthier Maggi noodles - Nestle India launches iron fortified noodles

Nestle India is revamping its Maggi Masala Noodles by cutting the salt content and adding iron to launch a new fortified variant of the ready-to-cook noodles.

Food labeling in India might undergo massive change

30 May 2017

Food labeling in India might undergo massive change

Labels on packaged food in India will soon inform you of the product's exact dietary component. Currently, they might mention vaguely (though not necessarily) details about calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates and some other nutrients.

Paytm Food Wallet to tackle outdated paper-based meal vouchers hiccup

18 Apr 2017

Paytm Food Wallet to tackle outdated paper-based meal vouchers hiccup

As per RBI, meal paper vouchers given out by firms are not going to be valid after December 31, 2017, and it has to make a digital leap.

Patanjali enters food industry with new restaurant in Chandigarh

17 Apr 2017

Patanjali enters food industry with new restaurant in Chandigarh

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda has ventured into the food market by launching its first restaurant in Chandigarh.