CONTENT OF THE MONTH (SEPTEMBER)

EDITORIAL

GST - REACTION
Food Industry welcomes GST But seeks concessional treatment for food products

FOOD SAFETY
Workshop on scientific cooperation framework for food safety
FSSAI launches Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network

PACKAGING
Food importers get clarifications on amended packaging rules

FOOD PROCESSING
President Inaugurates
JANGIPUR BENGAL MEGA FOOD PARK
A big boost to food processing in West Bengal

EVENT REPORT
Addressing challenges in the global food system How to feed 9 billion people: leaders from industry and science meet at Bühler Networking Days

PRE EVENT
India planning record participation at SIAL Paris

BAKERY FATS
Frigorifico Allana launches Premium Cake Margarine for bakers!

FOOD COLOURS
Natural Food Colours – Traditional Wisdom with a Modern Touch

GRAINS REPORT
U S Grains Market Reports – India US corn and co-product prices down; Indian maize area up, good crop expected; DDGS is a cheap protein source
– by Amit Sachdev


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24-25-26 Feb 2017
Pune, India


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Pune, India


28-29-30 August 2017
BIEC, Bangalore, India


28-29-30 August 2017
BIEC, Bangalore, India





TOP STORIES OF THE MONTH

Food Industry welcomes GST But seeks concessional treatment for food products

Indian industry, by and large, has welcomed the much-awaited Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out the Goods and Services Tax -- a crucial reform legislation that has secured parliament approval.GST will prove beneficial to the Indian industry as it will lead to lower prices of goods and boost production and consumption, according to Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej.read more

Workshop on scientific cooperation framework for food safety
FSSAI launches Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network

India's food safety regulator FSSAI has launched a new initiative, Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network (FSKAN), which would be a framework for scientific cooperation in the area of food safety and nutrition.read more

Food importers get clarifications on amended packaging rules

Forum of Indian Food Importers (FIFI) organized in New Delhi an Interactive Session with B N Dixit, Director (Legal Metrology), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government of India, and brought to his notice various issues and concerns of Forum members in regard to Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) (Amendment) Rules 2015.read more

President Inaugurates JANGIPUR BENGAL MEGA FOOD PARK
A BIG BOOST TO FOOD PROCESS ING IN WEST BENGAL

President Pranab Mukherjee formally inaugurated Jangipur Mega Food Park in Murshidabad that would benefit poor farmers and people of an economically backward belt of West Bengal.read more

Addressing challenges in the global food system
How to feed 9 billion people: leaders from industry and science meet at Buhler Networking Days

How to feed nine billion people healthily and sustainabily? Buhler addresses this challenge, together with key customers, scientists, and partners at the Bühler Networking Days held in Uzwil (Switzerland). Around 750 participants took part in this key industry event.read more

India planning record participation at SIAL Paris

Indian participation at SIAL Paris 2016, the world’s leading food and beverage exhibition, is set to break all records from 16th to 20th October in Paris Nord Villepinte. Over 190 Indian exporters will be showcasing Food and Beverage products at the exhibition, with almost 150 exporters participating under the India pavilion organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO).India will be amongst leading participations from Asia, alongside China, Korea and Japan. Moreover over 1,500 Indian visitors, including a state-level delegation from Manipur, are expected to visit the exhibition to discover the latest in international Food and Beverage trends. read more


Natural Food Colours - Traditional Wisdom with a Modern Touch

Colour, one of the most important sensations of life has been in use in food, feed and other commodities since ancient times. It enhances the appearance and appeal of food preparations, we eat with our eyes first. Numerous studies point that when read more

U S Grains Market Reports - India
US corn and co-product prices down; Indian maize area up, good crop expected; DDGS is a cheap protein source

With the largest corn crop expected in the history of US, with record yields, prices have started to show a down trend this week. 75% of the corn crop is in good to excellent condition. read more

Proving food-waste reduction is saving money for Asda's customers

No doubt about it, the amount of food we squander is a hot topic in fresh produce and the wider food sector as the whole supply chain and consumers themselves seek to eliminate waste. Produce Business UK looks at what Asda has done and how it quantifies its work in terms of savings to its shoppersread more

Frigorifico Allana launches Premium Cake Margarine for bakers!

Frigorifico Allana Pvt Ltd., one of the fastest growing food conglomerates in India rolls out Alfa, Edible Oils & Speciality Fats which equals the best in bakery fats that India has today. Understanding the needs of today's health conscious consumers read more