The magazine has published special issue on the occasion of SIAL 2014, which is going to take place from October 19-23 in Paris. You will be spoilt for choices with the extensive menu on the food processing industry – interview of Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal, industry overview, changing role of retail sector in fruits and vegetables and alcoholic beverages and an insight into the expansion plans of MTR Foods. In infrastructure, look out for cold chain and food park, while technology section will update you with developments in food packaging segment. Hope you will enjoy processing this food for thought!
As organised retail establishes itself all over a rapidly urbanising India, food and groceries dominate sales in these formats with some urban customers preferring to switch to these comfortable outlets when shopping for their food requirements. A decade ago, shopping for fresh fruits or vegetables in any Indian town or city meant a visit to … Continue reading Fruits and vegetables →
With food processing sector emerging as the fastest-growing sub-sector of the manufacturing during last few financial years, setting up of food processing units have been promoted in Mega Food Parks with basic infrastructure facilities like warehouses, storage facilities, testing labs and fruit-ripening chambers. And with clear signs showing food processing industry’s consistent growth rate faster … Continue reading Food Park: A progressive upsurge →
Attracting investors with incentives Punjab is an opportune state for investment in food processing sector as it is home to food processing units, agri-export zones, mega food parks and cold chain projects. And now the state government has mooted a proposal to set up a food processing university on the lines of National Institute of … Continue reading Sukhbir Singh Badal →
After a relatively slow start, the ready-to-eat sector is now tasting success. Although the home delivery and take-away services provided by restaurants remain a threat, the sector continues to grow through its innovative strategies. According to Vaishnavi Raichur, a research analyst at market and business research firm ValueNotes, based in Pune, Maharashtra, “The heat and … Continue reading Ready to eat →