Monthly Archives: October 2013

Nilgai To Launch Gourmet Food Setting Up Plant Of Rs 1 Crore

Nilgai Foods is all set to unveil their range of gourmet sauces, jams and cookies under the brand name Pico. They have invested Rs 1 crore to set up their unit to to manufacture products and has adopted backward integration model to supply to its restaurants business. They see the current festive season as a right launch read more »

Britannia Launches New Festive Hamper With Wide Variety Of Biscuits

Britannia has unveiled assorted gift hampers to spur the festive season with a wide range of biscuit options. The range “Shubh Kaamnayein” has a wide array of gift packs, some of which are specially crafted to fit in with the classic Diwali gifting themes of dry fruits, chocolates and meetha-namkeen. “Choco Delight Range” is an assortment of read more »

Reliance Industries Venture Into QSR “Chicken Came First “

Reliance Industries, is launching a new restaurant chain “Chicken Came First” in India. They would be in direct competition with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). RIL has made a perfect start in the food business and is pegged to grow at an annual rate of 30 %. They have collaborated with a UK based quick service read more »

HRPL Opens India’s First McCafe

Hardcastle Restaurants (HRPL), a subsidiary of Westlife Development and the master franchisee of McDonald’s for India’s western and southern regions, launched McCafe inside the refurbished McDonald’s near Haji Ali, Mumbai on October 14, 2013. The motto behind this new offering is to tap the growing coffe culture in the Indian consumers. The company plans to read more »

New Product Launches

  The Cremica group, which is a widely diversified food company, has launched Opera, Cottage style potato crisps in four flavors. The four flavors are Peri Peri,  Cheese Jalapeno, Italian Herbs and Salt & Black Pepper. The tag line of the brand Opera is ‘Music for your Tongue’. Cornitos, the flagship brand of GreenDot Health Foods read more »

Clay Craft India Targets 40% Growth Launches 250 Ranges Of Products

Clay Craft India, a leading manufacturer and retailer of bone china and ceramic tableware, recently announced its target to mark 40% growth year-on-year. The company had an annual meeting with their distributors where they launched 250 new ranges of products in the fine bone china, premium plastic and thermo ware segments. Launched in 1994, the read more »

S M Shervani Elected As President Of FHRAI

S M Shervani has been elected as the President of the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) for the next year. The election took place at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Association in New Delhi on 1 October 2013. He successes Vivek Nair and prior to this he was the Treasurer read more »

Puratos India Unveils Bakery, Patisserie, Chocolate Products

Puratos Food Ingredients India Pvt Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of the Belgium-based Puratos Group, launched a wide range of products for the bakery, confectionery and catering industries segment for the Indian market.  Dhiren Kanwar, CEO, Puratos Food Ingredients India Pvt. Ltd., said, “We would like to take this platform as an opportunity to introduce read more »

New International Kitchen Brands Launched In Delhi

Cucine Lube India, an Italian modular kitchen company, recently opened Asia’s largest modular kitchen studio in New Delhi. The studio offers access to 22 live kitchens and is spread across 30000 sq feet. Pawan Malhotra, Managing Director, Cucine Lube India, said,  “It’s a matter of great pride indeed that Asia’s largest modular kitchen showroom is read more »