A B Mauri was formed in 2004, when Associated British Foods acquired the yeast business of Burns Philp and merged it with the Bakery Ingredients business of Cereform.They have t
Defence Food Research Laboratory(DFRL), Mysuru, has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) for technology transfer of Puff & Serve Chapatis with Daddy?s Food Products, Thrissur, Kerala. The Daddy?s Food Products, a start-up enterprise established in 2013 at Thrissur, Kerala to provide traditional foods of Kerala in hygienically packaged form. The major food products of company are Idiyapppam, Chapati, Appam, etc.
A ready to make chapatti called Puff and Serve Chapatis are developed by DFRL in order to meet short term requirement of armed forces during field operations. These are partially baked chapatti which is stabilised by incorporating certain anti mycotic, anti-staling and softening agents. Baking over a hot flame or hot plate puffs them readily to be served as hot phulkas. It may
India's packaged food market is set to witness a quantum jump to $50 billion by 2017 from $32 billion at present due to increasing popularity of ready-to-eat items, according to a survey. There is detectable shift in Indian food habits where households prefer to have instant food due to steep rise in dual income level, standard of living and convenience. The poll highlighted that 76 per cent parents, mostly both working, with children under five-years in the big cities, are serving easy-to-prepare meals at least 10-12 times per month in some form or the other.
The survey noted that about 76 per cent nuclear families feel they have less time to spend in the kitchen, while nearly 79 per cent bachelors prefer convenience food. It is in this background that home delivery business model for c
Food processing sector is a vital link between agriculture and industry. It helps with commercialisation of farming with measures like contract farming, where it provides a regular income for farmers. It also provides employment in a large scale and enhances the reach of farmer produce with increase in storage life and value additions.
The Indian food processing industry is one of the largest in the world in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. It has moved up the value chain from simple packaging, pickling to innovative ready-to-eat products and beverages. Govt initiatives in food parks, cold storage infrastructure is also yielding results.
There is a huge demand for convenience foods with changing lifestyle and urbanization.
India has a strong agricultural