Indian regulators are clamping down formalin adulteration in fish — a carcinogenic chemical derived from diluted formaldehyde — after large volumes of adulterated products were seized in raids across the nation.
Ferrero India has revealed its plans to build a new product portfolio for the mass market in India, with the firm assessing opportunities for some of the 20 confectionery brands it acquired from the US unit of Nestle at the start of the year.
One of the largest UAE based supermarket chain, the Lulu Group, said the company has increased vegetables and imports from other parts of India and Sri Lanka by 20 tonnes per day following a ban on Kerala products.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) plans to finalise its food labelling and display regulations for packaged food products — including proposed traffic light labelling for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods — within the next two...
Walmart Inc recently announced it has signed “definitive agreements” to purchase a controlling stake in Flipkart, but was it due to the threat of Amazon dominating the market or the opportunities that India’s largest online retailer brings that sealed...
Kerry Group has cemented its long-standing ties with India by contributing €500,000 to fund a new wing at the Noon Hospital and Research Centre in Rajasthan, India, as part of a five-year support programme.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is proposing to introduce a traffic light labelling measure, with red spots being used to warn of high fat, sugar or salt content in packaged foods.
Coca-Cola India has launched the first no-sugar variant of a home-grown brand – Thums Up Charged No Sugar – with a leading executive claiming it is a “significant milestone in its sugar reduction strategy”.
An Indian organic food and farming advocacy group has hit out at new national regulations, which will make certification mandatory, claiming the rules are overly zealous and will be to the detriment of the sector.
The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) wants to introduce a traffic light labelling scheme for foods sold in school canteens and vending machines, in a bid to curb consumption of sugary drinks, heavily processed foods and confectionery.
Sugar taxes have continued to gain momentum in 2017, but the introduction of new legislation is rarely straight-forward. We take a look at countries around the globe where sugar taxes have been making headlines this year.