Food regulator FSSAI has extended the deadline by six months till July 1, 2021 for the food business operators (FBOs) to comply with the regulations related to limit of calcium and magnesium in packaged drinking water, other than mineral water.
Facing heat from GST officials for evading taxes on the pretext of adding fruit juice or pulp to their carbonated beverages, local soft drink companies are set to shift to the 40% levy, said people familiar with the development.
The regulator asked state food commissioners to conduct an effective enforcement drive to check the adulteration of commonly used spices like haldi, dhaniya, lal mirch powder etc in wholesale markets/mandis under their jurisdictions.
With peak lockdown months coinciding with the single largest quarter of April-June, which contributes more than half of the packaged beverages industry’s annual sales of over Rs 20,000 crore, the segment has still lost 40% of their annual sales despite the recent recovery.
A western disturbance will bring heavy snowfall to Jammu and Kashmir, which will bring icy winds to sub-Himalayan regions.
The sudden shortage of ginger that has hit Europe seems like a final hard blow from a year where Covid-19 has disrupted global supply chains in unprecedented ways. Vikram Doctor reports.
"Analysis of secondary sales data shows that the number of weekly transacting outlets has increased by 13% - primarily in the eastern and northern regions of the country," the report said.
The overall size of the food service industry is pegged at around Rs 4.25 lakh crore, with the formal or organised sector accounting for Rs 1.75 lakh crore of this
Navin Tewari succeeds Ajay Gupta, who will now be non-executive chairman, the company said in a statement. The changes are effective January 1, 2021.
Families whip up once-a-year delicacies and pull out family recipes. While cake and marzipan are familiar treats, every region in India has its own extraordinary spread.
Eat Natural, a British cereal bars maker was created 23 years ago by two friends of the Indian origin - Preet Grewal and Praveen Vijh. It has now grown considerably in the healthier snacking segment.
“India is moving towards mega trends of fitness with consumers embracing healthy lifestyle and mindful eating. Consumers are now concerned with the origin of their food and how it impacts their health,” LT Foods managing director Ashwani Arora said.