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.
DKSH Holdings Ltd, the Swiss market expansion services group focused on chemicals, food and drug industries, is making plans to further boost its business in India through local acquisitions, local newspaper Mint reported last week.
Vitamin charity Vitamin Angels and DSM’s Sight and Life are addressing vitamin A deficiency in Indian children by establishing a sustainable supply and distribution system promoting “local ownership” of the deficiency problem.
The Indian confectionery market witnessed the launch of over 200 products in various categories last year, thus ranked, according to Datamonitor, in the top 20 in terms of global new product launches in 2009.
Direct foreign investment in the Indian food processing industry rocketed 175 per cent during 2009-10 to reach $279.33m and now plays an important role in developing the sector, according to the national government.
Joint ventures in food processing and food retailing are planned by the Netherlands in India’s eastern and north-eastern states - providing it can find partners able to comply with international safety standards, according to the publication Business...
A new laboratory in southern India will provide food manufacturers
with a range of services in the domain of food technology.
Technical support for the project will be provided by the UK-based
Reading Scientific Services.