CONTENT OF THE MONTH (JULY)

EDITORIAL

FDI POLICY
Industry welcomes liberalized FDI policy for food products

BEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY
Citrus Juice Production Technology

MAKE IN INDIA
Dutch Ambassador Opens Allround Vegetable Processing Plant in Ambala

EVENT REPORT
India Makes a Mark at Iran Food Show

SIAL CHINA 2016
Successfully closed with 2,942 Exhibitors & 76,986 Visits

FOOD TECHNOLOGY
Studies on development and evaluation of guava-mango jam and chutney

AGRI FEATURE
What is Double Farming Income

FOOD PACKAGING
"Best before date" to be replaced by "Expiry date" on packed food labels? Imponderable factors

GRAINS
Grain Market Report

FOOD SAFETY
Together, we can ensure that food’s safe

FOOD BUSINESS
Hindustan Unilever looks to revitalize its food business


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26-27-28 August 2016
BIEC, Bangalore, India





TOP STORIES OF THE MONTH

Cancer-causing chemicals in bread?
Prompt action by food regulator & Industry Puts Consumer Fears to Rest


A report by Centre of Science and Environment (CSE) about high levels of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in samples of white bread, whole wheat bread, sandwich bread, pizza bread, burger buns and ‘pao’ sold in Delhi has set off alarm, leading to prompt action by the national food regulator and the industry.read more

Industry welcomes liberalized FDI policy for food products

The government move to permit 100 per cent FDI under official approval route for trading, including through e-commerce, in respect of food products manufactured and produced in India has been hailed by industry players as a step forward that would give an impetus to food processing and cut food wastage.read more

CITRUS JUICE PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
- Ajit Brahma, John Bean Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Pune


The popularity of orange juice is certainly due to its pleasant and refreshing flavor plus consumers know they get the nutritional benefits from vitamin C, folic acid and the dietary fiber in one serving. Processes of pasteurization and concentration preserve the product’s quality and high nutritive value.read more

Dutch Ambassador Opens Allround Vegetable Processing Plant in Ambala

May 12, 2016 will be marked as a glorious day in the history of Allround when the new factory and business premises at Shahbad-Saha Highway, NH 444A, Village Kesri, Ambala in India was formally inaugurated by His Excellency, Alphonsus Stoelinga, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to India, Nepal and Bhutan. The ambassador was escorted by Mr Wouter Verhey,read more

India makes a mark at Iran Food Show

India's participation in the recently concluded 23rd Iran Agro Food and Food Bevtech fair held in Iran (May 30 to June 2, 2016) assumes a special significance in the backdrop of recent Iran visit of the Prime Minister of India and the bilateral Chahbahar deal to boost regional connectivity and re-energise the International North - South Trade Corridor (INSTC).read more

Studies on development and evaluation of guava-mango jam and chutney
– Dang Linh Man, Rakesh Gehlot, Saleem Siddiqui, Rekha, Anju Kumari

A report by Centre of Science and Environment (CSE) about high levels of potassium bromate and potassium iodate in samples of white bread, whole wheat bread, sandwich bread, pizza bread, burger buns and ‘pao’ sold in Delhi has set off alarm, leading to prompt action by the national food regulator and the industry.read more

Pama Parsi Machine: vacum press extruders for pasta factories

Craft and industrial fresh and dry pasta sectors have become increasingly demanding in their pursues of perfection. Taste and look are the crucial factors to take new markets by storm.
The new year has begun with a new machine: the automatic vacuum press extruder “Series SV”, for dry and gluten-free pasta production.read more

"Best before date" to be replaced by "Expiry date" on packed food labels? Imponderable factors

World over the consumer right to know what is offered as food by its makers is recognized and it is for this reason that the food manufacturers are forced to declare unambiguously the ingredients used and the nutrition it offers for which mandatory label provisions have been evolved. Each country has opted for a read more

Grain Market Report

Following revisions for wheat and maize (corn), the projection for world total grains (wheat and coarse grains) production in 2016/17 is 10m t higher m/m (monthon- month), at 2,015m, an increase of 1% y/y (year-onyear) and the second biggest harvest ever. Wheat prospects are better than before in the EU, the US and Russia, although read more

Together, we can ensure that food's safe
- Niranjan Nadkarni


If we take a look at the history of food safety regulations in India, barring the past five years, the establishment and relevant infrastructure were more focused on prevention and detection of adulteration. As a result, the industry and testing infrastructure were well equipped to prevent adulteration. Testing facilities are now gradually read more

Hindustan Unilever looks to revitalize its food business

After four years of consolidating its foods and refreshments businesses, Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is now splitting them into two divisions as it looks to grow these categories separately. The change in plan comes after India’s largest consumer packaged goods company by sales started improving its position in categories such as coffee and ketchup in 2015-16.read more