• Posted On Friday, June 15, 2012

    In spite of food processing being one of the largest and most rapidly growing sectors in India, food technology as a subject of study is yet to become popular. A common misconception regarding the subject is that it has limited scope in the urban context and may only be useful for people working in the semi-urban or rural sector. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, May 25, 2012

    While the unorganised food market grows in size each day, a certain category of consumers continue to shy away from the products out of concern regarding the safety of the packaging. One of the main factors behind this is the lack of proper packaging facilities available for unorganised food players. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, May 11, 2012

    India is one of the largest producers of milk in the world and therefore has a massive dairy and milk processing industry. One of the largest dairies in the world, GCMMF, with its brand Amul has been one of the most dominant forces in the industry for decades. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, April 28, 2012

    As more and more consumers go health conscious and consumption of health foods and organic products increases, question still remains about the viability and penetration of these foods in the Indian market. Importantly, the pricing of these products makes them accessible for a niche set of consumers.....

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  • Posted On Friday, April 13, 2012

    The growth of the Indian packaging industry has been phenomenal to say the least. Various factors have contributed to this growth and the biggest has been the advent of international food brands and the growing awareness of the typical consumer regarding food safety. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, March 30, 2012

    The Indian government came down hard and heavy on food products using synthetic colours and flavours and the biggest impact of this was on the food processing industry. Food producers not only had to find a natural substitute for these chemicals but also ensure that they were safe for consumption for both adults and children. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, March 16, 2012

    Considered as the elixir of good health, milk has evolved over the years as a component of the diet. While our ancestors enjoyed it in its purest form, our consumption of milk remains restricted largely to the processed form only. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 24, 2012

    The processed food industry has evolved a lot over the last few years. There has been a phenomenal increase in the demand of processed food in recent times. These food items are available as canned foods at hypermarkets and food retail outlets. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, February 10, 2012

    In spite of the best advertising efforts and claims that the ready-to-cook (RTC) palak paneer mix will taste exactly like the traditional dish, most eaters would feel that there remains a basic difference in the taste. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, January 26, 2012

    While milk constitutes an important part of the Indian diet, cheese as a milk product is yet to establish its market completely. Broadly, variants of milk products popular among Indians are ghee, butter, cottage cheese and (condensed sweetened milk). These ingredients are a part of several recipes in various Indian cuisines. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, January 13, 2012

    There is nothing one cannot find on the Web and that includes things of daily use. Food recipes which used to be a coveted entity before the advent of the Web, have for some reasons lost their allure today. In spite of the Web being clogged with recipes from across the globe, the credibility of these has come down drastically. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, December 30, 2011

    For many, dessert is the most important part of the meal. With tastes of the Indian consumer changing quickly, confectioners are coming up with new and innovative recipes that are a far cry from the traditional kheera or barfi. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, December 16, 2011

    The food processing sector in India has been under the governments radar over the last few years mainly because of the immense possibilities and potential in the sector. Some believe that the sector could hold the key to the solving the food crisis in the country. ....

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