DuPont India has launched new fruit beverage stabilisers to take advantage of the decision late last year by the food regulator to allow the use of hydrocolloids in fruit drinks.
China has the lowest level of malnourishment of all Asian developing countries, while only three nations are hungrier than India, according to the latest Global Hunger Index report, which put...
India is among the top five beer markets in Asia-Pacific in terms of volume. Four large global players—Heineken, Budweiser, SABMiller and Carlsberg—together control 86% of India’s market and account for...
Ingredient firm Beneo has opened a new office in Delhi to serve customers across Indian and Sri Lanka.
The Indian food regulator has issued a draft regulation for non-specified food and food ingredients. Under its terms, prior approval would be required for the manufacture, sale and import of...
Early initiation of breastfeeding is on the rise in India, but researchers warn more needs to be done strengthen policy and improve healthcare skills to reduce the rate of infant...
TUV India has completed a project to improve food safety hygiene and product quality in the Indian food processing sector.
A chocolate tasting club in India has launched what it claims is the country’s first artisan chocolate subscription service.
Indian companies Vitalic Health and Athena Life Sciences have signed a joint venture to launch nutraceuticals and dietary supplements under the brand name 'Truuth'.
Delayed monsoon rains in the main growing regions of India, allied with steady demand from China, have supported chilli prices recently.
Coca-Cola University aims to train 350,000 students how to run groceries and convenience stores by the end of next year.
India’s packaged food sales have doubled to US$51.5m in the five years from 2010, while the value of the food and beverage packaging market has reached US$16bn, according to a...
A newly drafted policy by India’s food regulator will hold all e-commerce entities responsible for the quality of food they serve to customers.
Indian firm Arjuna Natural Extracts is launching a high-concentrate, "one shot", 90% omega-3 supplement derived from sardines.
India’s food processing industry is likely to treble in size over the coming years, with international manufacturers starting to see the Asian giant as a “global food factory”.
A report by an international NGO which has studied some of the fastest growing multinational fast-food chains in India has warned that just eight of the companies combined could contribute...
Indian-based ingredient firm Roha has continued its global expansion by opening a German office to increase technical and consumer support in Europe.
Asia-Pacific countries are coming to prominence in the US$31bn global ice cream market, with first-placed China now accounting for roughly one-third of consumption after years of steady growth.
Intertek’s food testing laboratory in Hyderabad has been accredited by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
The north Indian state of Haryana has the second-highest number of complaints reported to the police, but authorities have bizarrely been tasked with sniffing out beef-laced biriyani.
Indian manufacturers and suppliers can tap in to the latest wave of superfood trends both domestically and internationally by playing to the strengths of the country’s traditional ingredients.
Scientists from India and Australia will collaborate towards the development of a strain of rice that is tolerant to salt water.
Asian sugar production is expected to see its first deficit in over five years after a drought last year prompted by El Niño-induced pulled output down to a five-year low,...
Bangladesh is mulling controls over foreign investors in the country’s growing poultry industry after local rivals said they fear being swallowed by overseas companies.
Asia’s demand for protein is soaring, but is the Indian market ready for protein-fortified beers and lassi?