Monthly Archives: August 2013

India To See More Of Global Brands

Hardcastle restaurant, Indian partner of Mcdonalds is planning to expand in a very big way, with an investment of USD 100 Million and doubling their number of outlets over the years in the country. Yum Brands, which owns KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell plans to open 1000 outlets, half of them being KFC over read more »

Indian Food Services Market To Touch $28bn By 2018

India’s organized food services market is expected to grow by 16 % over the next 5 years and touch USD 28 billion on the back of changing consumption habits of consumers and emergence of new players. The finding was listed in a report released by Anand Sharma, Commerce and Industry Minister, Delhi. On similar lines, read more »

South India Gears Up For New Restaurant & QSR Chains

BonSouth part of Billionsmiles Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. is looking for pan India expansion in the next year and a quarter. The casual South Indian dining restaurant set up its first outlet in Bengaluru a few weeks ago and is confident that similar formats would help it gain a market presence.  The company plans to expand read more »

Electrolux Launches Compact Combi Steam Oven

has launched a compact combi steam oven with a compact range, which offers the same high performance features of full size models. The new product has a touch key display that features a ‘My Favourite’ button, nine pre-set cooking programmes, fast-heat-up function and 14 heating modes. Specific features of the combi stove oven: Food Probe, read more »

‘Idli Dosa’ Plans Expansion Across Country

SBP Pattabhi Rama Rao, who built the Cookie Man chain in the Indian subcontinent, is now looking to build a chain of ‘Idli Dosa’ restaurants across the country. Till January 2013, the ‘Idli Dosa’ had only one operating outlet, which ran inside Sathyan Cinemas in Chennai. Since then 6 more outlets have been started, 4 in Chennai and read more »

Next Events (P) Ltd Announces FoodService Expo 2014

FoodService Expo 2014; the restaurant and catering business event which provides a unique platform for the industry suppliers to interact, network and enhance their business. The Expo is a three day event scheduled from 10-12 July at HITEX International Exhibition Centre- Hyderabad. Industry Overview The Indian Food Service Industry worth INR 2,50,000 crore is expected read more »