Convenience foods and snacks

Indian packaged food industry to soar: Report

Indian packaged food industry to soar: Report

By Ankush Chibber

The Indian packaged food industry is expected to touch US$30bn by the year 2015 on the back of growing awareness, busier lifestyles, and a booming economic environment.

Agriculture company dives into the 'lucrative' noodle sector

Chinese agricultural firm carves new FMCG product line

By Kacey Culliney

Shanxi-based Deyu Agriculture has developed a new line of MSG-free, easy-cook noodles that will enable it to delve into an unknown yet lucrative fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector in China.

FSANZ is set to overview sulphite usage in Australian foods

Sulphite safe foods in Australia?

By Kacey Culliney

‘Nearly all’ Australian foods comply with authorised sulphite levels and this data will be used to compile dietary exposure estimates for Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).

RTE frozen foods catching on in India: McCain catering

McCain wants to stay local, grow local in India

By Ankush Chibber

Aiming to garner a higher share of the Indian ready-to-eat (RTE), frozen foods markets, McCain Foods is further strengthening its product range to cater to Indian tastes and sensibilities.

TFAs are coming under scrutiny in India

Indian regulators harden healthy foods stance

By Ankush Chibber

Stung by a recent report that damned many of India’s top food brands for containing high amounts of sugar, salt, and fats, the country’s food regulators are moving against the worst offenders.

More regulations please, say Australian execs

Retail regulation a must, say Australian industry execs

By Ankush Chibber

Australia’s food and grocery sector desperately needs greater regulation in the retail sector and more transparency around foreign direct investment, Australian industry executives said in a new survey.

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Instant Noodles gets an ethnic twist

Instant Noodles gets an ethnic twist

Instant noodles are becoming a staple diet in many of the Asian countries because of its taste, affordability and convenience. 2 out of 5 users tend to...