Prepared and packaged foods are one the five key categories identified by an India-World Bank collaborative programme to boost the nation’s food manufacturing sector, which has now moved to the cabinet approval stage.
Keeping products tasty and providing clear nutrition labelling have been found to be key factors influencing consumer appeal when it comes to food and beverage reformulation in India, a new report has found.
Indian cold-extracted juice company Second Nature is looking to conquer the local market using its unique juice extraction technique, which it claims is ‘one step better’ than the more common cold-pressed varieties.
Kerry’s newly launched production plant in India has placed significant focus on technology and design catering to sustainability and efficiency, with the aim of using more energy from renewable sources, its South West Asia Vice President exclusively...
Thailand, Indonesia and India will experience rapid growth in the online grocery sector, although they are coming from such a low base that it will only account for market shares of 2.8%, 1.5%, and 1.2% respectively by 2023.
A new food labelling regulations draft published by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) suggesting colour coded labelling for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) has drawn fervent protest from the nation’s food and beverage...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is looking to amend the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act to expand its jurisdiction over the country’s food product exports, in addition to relaxing licenses and gaining control over animal feed.
A packaged drinking water plant operated by India’s Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has finally reached the final stages of its launch after it was first conceptualized some 12 years ago and continuously embroiled in controversy ever since.
Herbalife India is aiming to implement a three-pronged approach to its business in the country: supplements for daily nutrition requirements, macronutrients for millennials, and nutrition for professional athletes.
The Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Adminstration Department has warned the Indian public about the continued dangers of adulterated edible oil despite a recent labelling change made by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Despite ongoing efforts by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to bring food adulteration under control in the country, a recent survey has revealed that 84% of local consumers do not feel that their local authorities are actively...
Indian packaged fruit juice company Fresca Juices is on track to conquer the country’s juice market by 2022 with impressive growth numbers under its belt last year and its ‘unrivalled’ variety of flavours.
Furore over PepsiCo India’s lawsuit against four Indian farmers over the latter’s alleged planting of a patented potato variety has yet to die down, despite the firm’s willingness to withdraw the lawsuit and ‘amicably’ settle.
India's SupplyCo has received a government contract to produce and provide fortified rice in Kerala, after figures revealed that 19.7% of children below the age of five are stunted and 15.7% are underweight.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has postponed the enforcement of organic food certification and regulations for small organic firms, making this the agency’s fourth postponement of regulations related to food products since January...
UK firm OptiBiotix is looking to increase its APAC presence, with Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI) approval the latest development in its expansion plans withits weight management product, SlimBiome.
A major component of Coca-Cola India’s growth strategy in the near future includes the roll-out of a full range of ethnic drinks in the country, utilising local ingredients such as cumin, buttermilk and various local fruits.
The Tlabs chain of laboratories has recently obtained official accreditation by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), and has been tasked with monitoring tea quality in the country according to FSSAI parameters.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) draft on food labelling regulations including controversial traffic light labelling rules will be soon be released for public comment, according to an agency official.
Concerns have been raised over the inclusion of representatives from the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) on boards making crucial decisions within the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), amid claims it is too close to major...