Innovative new products, a strong focus on health and wellness, and regional dairy tastes were all on the agenda at FI India in Mumbai this week - and FoodNavigator-Asia's journalists were there, taking stock of what the latest trends mean for the...
Indian awareness of lactose intolerance is growing rapidly, leading consumers to seek reduced reduced lactose and lactose-free products without compromising on taste, according to a Novozymes South Asia executive.
A lack of an appropriate cold chain infrastructure and increasing food losses in India has opened the doors for Ingersoll Rand India Ltd to begin offering cold chain consultancy services in the country, the company said last week.
In an attempt to rebrand its pitch to Indian customers who are yet to transition towards healthier food products, Nestle India Ltd has phased out its existing probiotic dahi (curd) product in India for a new brand.
India's biggest consumer products company and the biggest retailer have joined to co-develop and co-brand a line of bakery products, in what could be a sign of changing retail patterns for food products in India.
The passing of the new food safety act in India earlier this month has knelled a death bell for gutkha and tobacco-chewing products like pan masala and supari in the country after a long drawn out battle in courts.
Local industry and government must cooperate to develop policies and regulations to ensure safe and sustainable nutraceutical products, Simon Pettman, executive director of the International Alliance of Dietary Supplement Associations (IADSA) has said.
The first organic dairy factory has opened in Lebanon, Romania’s market is growing at 20%+ and in India, forecasts are for quadruple growth by 2015 as developing economies embrace organic production of foodstuffs.
The Indian spice sector has been given a wake up call after EU inspectors uncovered a raft of weaknesses in the country's safety procedures to prevent aflatoxin contamination that means exports cleared by officials may fail to reach European standards.