Creambell consolidating ops; reports of shut-down entirely false: RJ Corp
Devyani Foods sells ice-cream under the Creambell franchise. “The company has decided to close one of the smaller facilities at Baddi while strengthening the other larger manufacturing plants. Reports that the ice-cream business is being shutdown are totally false and misleading and vehemently denied,” DFIL said in a statement on Monday.
KFC Q1 system sales decline 2%, Pizza Hut declines 6%:
KFC India managing director Samir Menon said: “Subdued growth in March and softness is...
QSR chains assure customers their products safe, amid COVID-19 scare
Quick Service Restaurant chains such as Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, McDon...
Manthan deploys analytics solution across 400-plus Pizza Hut outlets in UK
The global pizza giant had zeroed-in on the solution to empower their business owners with easy-to-use insights to make informed business decisions, thereby enhancing business efficiency and revenues, Manthan said in a statement. The solution has been deployed across functions including sales, marketing, operations, guest experience, HR and planning to create an enterprise-wide move to "data- driven decisioning," it said.
Salt, transfat high in many popular foods: CSE report
Various popular packaged foods brands and fast food such as Lays and Kurkure, Knorr, Maggi, Too Yumm, Domino’s Pizza, McDonald’s and several others were found to have much higher levels of salt than the thresholds set by industry body Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the CSE report alleged.
Levels of salt, fat in junk foods way higher than proposed thresholds: CSE study
The report names HUL’s Knorr and Nestle’s Maggi, Too Yumm chips endorsed by cricket captain Virat Kohli, Haldiram’s Classic Nut crackers, and samples at McDonald’s, Burger King, Domino’s, Pizza Hut and Subway with excessively high salt levels.
Vehicles transporting essential services will be allowed to operate in city: Delhi Police
All traffic, picket and beat staff have been briefed to allow the following retailers, operators and online delivery services to operate in Delhi. This comes a day after the Delhi Police held a meeting with representatives of e-commerce websites and assured them help in ensuring smooth movement of essential services.
Covid-19 outbreak: Malls, restaurants continue to battle loneliness
Consumption fell 15-25% over last two weeks, with people cutting back on eating out and shopping.
Travel, entertainment stocks may take a hit on Covid-19 spread
Covid-19 has already dealt a severe blow to China’s film exhibition market.
Food aggregators aren’t restaurants’ enemies: Merrill Pereyra, MD Pizza Hut India
Merrill Pereyra, who has come from global franchise chain QSR Brands in Malaysia, is the first outsider head of Pizza Hut India. All his predecessors have been elevations from within Yum! Brands that operates Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell restaurant chains in the country.
Fast-food companies in China step up 'contactless' pickup, delivery as coronavirus rages
McDonald's has implemented contactless pickup and delivery of Big Macs, fries and other menu items across the China as the outbreak has unfolded. Customers order remotely - on mobile phones or by computers in store - and employees seal the meals in bags and put them in a special spot for pickup without human contact, McDonald's says on its website.
KFC owner reports ‘exceptional quarter’, picks up stake in DIL
Yum! Restaurants, Indian subsidiary of Yum! Brands, has picked up minority stake in its largest franchise partner RJ Corp-owned Devyani International (DIL), one of the first franchisees globally where the restaurant major has acquired equity stake. This follows DIL’s acquisition of 74 KFC restaurants from Yum! over the last 18 months.
#SeduceSomeoneInFourWords sets Twitter ablaze with memes & witty responses; Netflix & Durex India respond
The challenge took the Twitterverse by storm on Thursday morning.
From delivery girls to cab drivers, gender diversity’s spreading
Shailja Mittal said she started Koala Kabs in 2016 after she had 'goosebumps’ sending her nineyear-old daughter to school through a private cab service. Now the business has evolved into an amalgamation of a cab aggregator-cum-car rentals where women drivers make fixed monthly incomes.
Hardcastle wants higher GST & input tax credit
The move could have a huge implication for the country’s restaurant sector Restaurants across India, such as McDonald’s and Pizza Hut, are currently levied 5% GST and they cannot claim ITC on the tax paid on expenses, including raw materials and rent.
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