In the special issue of Gulfood Exhibition, a key meeting place for global players in food industry in Dubai, we bring to you the challenges of the food processing sector in India as India fails to save the 40 pc of its total food production from getting wasted. Introduction of Mega Food Parks as solution and infrastructure upgradation such as Cold Storage and machinery are a few topics that we also put forth. Additionally we bring to you a few of India’s key exports such as mangoes, rice and meat. Many such significant subjects we bring forth to you from the Indian food industry.
Mega Food Parks was the most ambitious of the several schemes that the Indian government launched to propel the growth of the food processing industry. However, performance remains far from satisfactory. Eight years ago when the ministry of food processing industries (MoFPI) launched Mega Food Parks (MFPs) scheme, it was expected to be the game … Continue reading Mega Food Parks →
“Consistent Quality & Taste” Serving non-vegetarian food since 1913, Karim’s boasts to be Delhi’s best restaurant, when it comes to Mughlai cuisine. The reason being the consistency in taste and quality maintained over the years that have created a brand value, say the directors. Beginning with one restaurant in Jama Masjid, Old Delhi, now … Continue reading Haji Salahuddin, Zainul Abedin, Jalaluddin Akbar, Zaeemuddin Ahmed →
Although it has the potential and traditional know-how, low awareness and exhaustive certification processes mean that Indian organic food industry contributes even less than one pc of the USD 90 billion world market. When Sunil Gupta, at 29, left his career at a European GIS (Geographic Information System) manufacturing to pursue organic farming on his … Continue reading Organic Food →
After making waves in the merchandise segment, e-commerce has now shifted to grocery, including fresh vegetables and perishables. The potential exists but comes with its own set of challenges, which many of the players are blind to. Home delivery is definitely not a new term in India. For decades, grocers, restaurateurs, vegetable vendors and even … Continue reading E-commerce in Retail →