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California Walnuts winning over the F&B industry in India. Bakeries, pâtisseries, and the food and beverage processing industry are using walnuts in an ever-increasing manner.
Walnuts make for a great ingredient. Walnut-embellished menu items are rich in texture, have a great mouth-feel and crunchiness. These are nutritious as well. Walnuts are being used to create menus that incorporate healthy salads, curries, and desserts. Walnuts are also being used for snacks to be served along with High-Tea. The global pandemic has been a watershed moment for the Indian food-led businesses. Food and beverage businesses collaborate with the wellness sector and nutritionists to pave the path to a healthy today and a fitter tomorrow. Allana Group buys 1% stake in LT Foods for Rs 20 crore. The Allana Group, India’s largest exporter of processed food products and agro commodities, has picked up a minority stake in LT Foods, a leading consumer products company in India.
The Group has picked up a 1% stake in LT Foods with an investment of Rs 20 crore. GEA latest slicing & packaging tech at digital event. Düsseldorf, 23 March 2021, from 19 to 30 April 2021, GEA will offer its customers and interested parties a contemporary alternative to the traditional customer event.
The international industrial technology group is hosting a series of digital events, which can be booked on demand and range from webinars and live discussions, to virtual demo experiences, all staged at different production sites. Making liquid and viscous food packaging more sustainable. In recent decades, packaging technologies continuously improved to combine optimum product protection with highly efficient processes.
One factor that has gained importance within the last few years is the environmental impact of packaging. Manufacturers are seeking new approaches to use environmentally friendly materials such as paper. Sensitive dairy products call for innovative technologies that meet these high demands. 'Triple Eight' is available in 90ml and 180ml sizes. India’s largest IMFL maker, Radico Khaitan, has launched its whisky brand Triple Eight in an iconic pack imbibing foil stamping feature manufactured by UFlex-Asepto.
Triple Eight whisky aseptic packs launched in Karnataka is the outcome of a packaging partnership between both companies to elevate the packaging standards for the IMFL category products and embellish the packs aesthetically superior unique design blends for brand differentiation. Ashwani Sharma commented on triple eight packaging “We are extremely proud to have associated with Radico Khaitan, which is known for quality blended whisky. The packaging will certainly accentuate its class to create an aspiration reach for its customers.
Home - IndiFoodBev. A surge in demand for clean-label foods in India - IndiFoodBev. Shivam Hingorani The health-food sector in the past few years has witnessed a pronounced inclination to clean-label foods.
Clean label foods have easy to recognize ingredients that are natural, non-GMO, are unprocessed and contain no synthetic chemicals. Health food brands and companies address this concept through their offerings, products, and ethos. These companies are well aware of the fact that the modern-day consumer does not want to consume artificial ingredients and is aware of their negative impact. A ‘Trends in Food Science & Technology’ study, with over 82,000 participants, indicates that food naturalness is crucial for the majority of consumers. Asia Pacific leads clean-label growth The Asia Pacific clean label market has registered an increase of 7.4%, making it the fastest-growing clean label market in the world.
Clean-label 2.0 is coming When consumers make the switch to clean labels, they do so wholeheartedly. Birra Peroni expands glass bottling flexibility with Sidel - IndiFoodBev. A growing domestic market and a trend towards premium beer in the UK and the US recently led Birra Peroni, part of Asahi Group Holdings, to upgrade their glass bottling capacity.
Sakata INX food grade inks for the food packaging - IndiFoodBev. Sakata INX is a Japanese ink supplying company with manufacturing plants in Bhiwadi and Panoli in India.
The Bhiwadi plant in the North was Sakata’s first plant in India in operation from 1998 and it produces liquid inks for flexible packaging there. It also has an offset ink facility primarily for sheetfed inks and also for cold-set web offset inks in the same plant. However, the cold-set offset ink production has now been shifted to the much larger Panoli plant in Western India that also supplies inks to the Central and Southern regions of the country. We met with Sakata INX India’s managing director VK Seth at the company’s head office building in Gurgaon since 2009.
According to Seth, after demonetization, the entire economy has suffered which has especially setback the FMCG sector. Profits under pressure “However, profits have been under pressure,” says Seth, “This is because of the trimmed growth of the industry. Tetra Pak invests €25 million in cheese production center in Poland - IndiFoodBev. Tetra Pak has recently announced the opening of a €25 million (approximately Rs 200 crore) site with sales, engineering, and manufacturing plant for cheese production solutions in Poland.
Building on the company’s global expertise in cheese, the center claims to have full-scale engineering capabilities, from cheese-making process design to mechanical, automation and electrical engineering through to manufacturing of processing solutions itself. According to the press statement, employing over 350 staff across engineering, production and business management, the 12,000 sqm site in Olsztyn, north-eastern Poland will double Tetra Pak’s cheese-making solution capacity in the country and allow extensive equipment testing.
The overall global cheese market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 2.3%, reaching 31,000 kilotons by 2023, largely due to semi-hard cheese and mozzarella demand. ProMach acquires Grip-Pak - IndiFoodBev. Gift packaging for the festival of lights - IndiFoodBev. One of the most important Indian festivals of the year, Diwali is about celebrating togetherness and sharing joy and love.
The tradition of sharing and giving gifts is an old practice that is followed still. Earlier, homemade sweets were shared when Indians depended on farming for a livelihood, but with rapid urbanization and time-bound lifestyles, prepacked gifts make an ideal gift option. With Diwali just around the corner, local markets to street vendors are already preparing for the season of festivities. Diwali gift options can be seen adorning the shelves in supermarkets and local shops.
Traditional sweet in a new garb. IFB logo 2.