• Posted On Sunday, November 27, 2011

    In spite of our best efforts to keep our diets natural and healthy, it is almost impossible to stay away from processed foods. While processed foods has its fair share of advantages and benefits for the consumer as well as the manufacturer, certain experts feel that the safety of these foods can be questioned. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, November 13, 2011

    Food habits of a community or a even a family can go a long way in curbing food wastage. Habits such as consuming potato peels and peels of other vegetables as well as boiling the bones of meat for stock are some of the common habits that families can inculcate in their food habits to reduce wastage of food.....

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  • Posted On Saturday, October 29, 2011

    Sauces have never been a part of the Indian cuisine till the advent of the British. Its desi counterpart, the chutney, might be considered by some to be a type of sauce but some basic differences always remain. For one, sauces usually undergo chemical processing or scientific heating or cooling procedures. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, October 14, 2011

    With the food inflation rates touching the 9% mark for the third straight week, consumers are visibly concerned about the situation at hand. As per data released by the Ministry of Commerce, vegetables became costlier by 14.88% year-on-year during last week, while potatoes and onions grew more expensive by 9.34% and 10.58%, respectively.....

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  • Posted On Friday, September 30, 2011

    Almost every individual who has travelled abroad and tasted meat in developed countries find a major difference in the quality in India. This is mainly because the processing techniques and the cattle feed is of poorer quality in the country. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, September 16, 2011

    As the Indian population gets more health conscious by the day, the concept of diet foods and colas witness an emerging market. However, in spite of the consumption patterns showing a clear demand for these food products, the diet food market in India is still in its nascent stages. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, August 26, 2011

    Indian food production has reached new heights each year over the last few years. While some have been convinced that the nation is ready to export surplus rice and wheat, some feel that there is still sufficient domestic demand. With food inflation continuing to pose a challenge for the government as well as the common man, the idea of food export continues to elude authorities.
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  • Posted On Friday, August 12, 2011

    No matter how lucrative and convincing TV advertisements of packaged fresh fruit juices are, the Indian consumer is yet to find an ideal substitute for real fruit. A recent survey by FoodProcessing360 saw voters unanimously disagreeing that packaged juices can replace the raw fruit.....

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  • Posted On Friday, July 29, 2011

    A recent survey conducted by FoodProcessing360 saw voters unanimously agreeing that genetically modified (GM) crops might be the ultimate solution to solve the problem of food shortage. Though countries like China have adopted GM crops to enhance their production, in India, the concept has faced ample opposition from several quarters in the food industry.
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  • Posted On Friday, July 15, 2011

    Processed foods have made their way into our diets completely. Consumers often fail to differentiate between unprocessed and processed foods as most of them are used on a daily basis. While processed foods enjoy much better shelf life and sometimes are more hygienic than their unprocessed counterparts, taste is often a factor that makes the consumer choose the latter. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, July 03, 2011

    A recent survey by FoodProcessing360 saw voters unanimously agreeing that investment in food processing could help contain the food inflation rates. Considering that the food inflation rates have remained much above the comfort zone of the government as well the common man, processing of food and making it available throughout the year could hold the key to the problem if projects are properly implemented.
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  • Posted On Friday, June 17, 2011

    Processed foods form a significant portion of our daily diets, especially if we are living in the cities. The lucrative packaging of these foods also makes them appear safer and more hygienic. To top it all, brands selling processed food also focus on the healthy aspects of these products. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, May 26, 2011

    Experts across the country have already opined that India will need to focus on food technology in the future in order to feed its massive and rapidly growing population in the future. The food processing sector which is growing in prominence everyday is therefore at the centre of attention yet again. Food processing has been identified as one of the key sectors for the reduction of farm produce wastage. ....

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