CONTENT OF THE MONTH (APRIL 2017)

EDITORIAL

SNACKS
Will this 'Diamond' Be Forever?
Can Rasna Create a healthy snack with mass appeal?

NUTRI FOODS
Pepsico India eyes big revenue hike from Nutrition portfolio

EVENT REPORT
AL Qamzi raised the curtain of 9th Dubai Drink Technology Expo

FRUIT PULP
Jain Farm Fresh launches new varients to its retail offerings

SOFT DRINKS
Parle Agro's new mango-based drink seeks to create a niche

DAIRY
The Ceylon chamber Forms the 'Dairy Association for Sri Lanka'

EXPORT

Prospects of Production & Export of Indian Mango

TECHNOLOGY
Buhler builds partnerships with science to address mycotoxin risks
Advanced grain cleaning solutions significantly reduce mycotoxin levels


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Pune, India


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Pune, India


28-29-30 August 2017
BIEC, Bangalore, India


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24-25-26 Feb 2017
Pune, India


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Pune, India


28-29-30 August 2017
BIEC, Bangalore, India


28-29-30 August 2017
BIEC, Bangalore, India
TOP STORIES OF THE MONTH


Bringing Food & Dairy Sector Together

The International Exhibitions FoodTech Pune 2017 and DairyTech Pune 2017 held at Hindustan Antibiotics Exhibition Ground, Pimpri, Pune from 24th - 26th February 2017 was a great event in all. FoodTech Pune 2017 held concurrently with 9th International HortiExpo 2017, 3rd Agrex India along with DairyTech Pune 2017.
Worldwide, the largest milk producer is India. There is a great deal of variation in the pattern of dairy production worldwide. read more
Will This 'Diamond' Be Forever?

In the early 90s, Indoreborn Amit Kumat was a young student in the US and an important part of his food-routine was a pot pourri of daal and rice with Lays chips (as a replacement for the desi papad). His belief in the power and potential of snacks as a sunrise category firmed up then itself, he recalls. It was in 2004 that Yellow Diamond was launched as a home-grown snack offering by founders, Amit Kumat, MD & CEO, Prataap Snacks, along with Apurva Kumat and Arvind Mehta.read more
Can Rasna create a healthy snack with mass appeal?

Rasna, the maker of the famous 1980s orange drink concentrate, has launched a new snack in the healthy snack category. However, it faces an uphill task, given that India’s health snack category has seen several unsuccessful ventures in the past. Last week, chairman and managing director of Rasna Pvt. Ltd Piruz Khambatta unveiled the company’s latest portfolio expansion—a sweet snack for children called Vitos. read more
eyes big revenue hike from Nutrition portfolio

Fuelled by demand for healthy and nutritious food options, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd aims at growing its Nutrition product portfolio revenues 2.5 times that of its core product portfolio revenues by the year-end, said a top executive from the company. “These new products are a part of our overall portfolio transformation agenda, which is to take our core product range and transform it, read more
Al Qamzi raised the curtain of 9th Dubai Drink Technology Expo

International trade fair for non-alcoholic beverages - The Dubai Drink Technology Expo (DDTE), a premium specialized event for the Beverage Industry in the Middle East was inaugurated by Al Qamzi, Director General, Department of Economic Development (DED), that took place in Dubai from 07 March to 09 March 2017. read more
Jain Farm Fresh launches new variants to its retail offerings

Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. has introduced new variants of Strawberry and Jamun pulp in addition to its AamRus. These variants are available in a 500 gm bucket and have the same characteristics of being 100% natural frozen pulp with no added preservatives, added color or added flavor, a significant trademark of the Jain Farm Fresh brand. read more
Problematic times for pulses
– G CHANDRASHEKHAR

In a strange development, at a time when India is harvesting a record pulse crop estimated at 22.1 million tonnes (kharif 8.7 million tonnes and rabi 13.4 million tonnes), Indian imports are also set to reach a new high of over 6.0 million tonnes (mt) during financial year 2016-17. read more
The Ceylon Chamber Forms the 'Dairy Association for Sri Lanka'

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, was founded in the year 1839, and is the oldest business Chamber in the Indian Ocean Island of Sri Lanka. The prime focus was to serve the plantation industry, which was the dominant source of the commercial activities of Sri Lanka. Over a period of years, CCC played a catalytic role in the development of the business sector, changed its focus on identifying key issues to assist in the read more
Buhler builds partnerships with science to address mycotoxin risks
Advanced grain cleaning solutions significantly reduce mycotoxin levels

Mycotoxins, produced by fungal mold, are a growing health threat to people and animals. With a quarter of the world’s agricultural produce currently contaminated, according to the FAO. Mycotoxins ranks a third most important threat after bacteria and pesticides, which is why maximum read more
 


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