Arjun Kapoor starts food biz startup with aim to improve gender parity
According to the Panipat actor, this can be an important stepping stone towards finding self-reliance and self-empowerment. As per the release, since the announcement, over 4,000 women from Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata have signed up on the platform and have started their own small businesses.
ITC to step up focus on frozen food to drive non-cigarette sales
The FMCG giant is backing frozen food in its chase of Rs 1 lakh crore non-tobacco FMCG sales by 2030.
IIP-CPI mix shows India entering 'stagflationary' phase: Analysts
Core inflation, which excludes items like food and fuel, has been on a downward trajectory.
November retail inflation reaches 5.54%, at 3-year high
Higher food prices contributed to the spike. Food price inflation (Rural and urban) climbed 10.01% in November.
ITC bets big on frozen food segment, targets 20% market share in 3 years
The company, which has recently made a foray into the frozen food segment under ITC Master Chef brand targeting both retail and food services players, is also planning to expand its reach to over 30 cities in the retail segment and 100 cities in food services segment during the period.
India's rising retail prices stoke worries of stagflation
Annual retail inflation increased to 5.54% last month, faster than the 4.62% rate in October.
FSSAI asks industry to reduce level of unsafe food to less than 1% over next 4 years
Citing a survey of one lakh samples of food conducted by enforcement officers over last years, FSSAI Chairman Pawan Kumar Aggarwal said, 3.7 per cent of food was found to be unsafe, 15 per cent was non-standard food and 9 per cent was mis-branded food.
Dr D wins with his wit yet again, answers chef who called Indian food 'terrible'
The chef's comments were named a tasteless generalisation.
Prices of 20 of 22 key food items rose steadily in 2019: Consumer Affairs Ministry
Rise in prices of almost all essential food items has become a cause of huge concern for the government.
Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
Thousands of baby flying foxes starve after Australian bushfires
A threatened species, the grey-headed flying fox is one of the world's largest bats, with a wingspan of up to a metre, and is covered in dark grey fur with an orange collar. "We have lost about 90 in the last three weeks," said Hugh Pitty, an ecologist who monitors a breeding colony that forms each year from November to May in the east coast town of Bega.
SC seeks report from states on implementation of Food Security Act
During a brief hearing, the bench observed that though the allegation of starvation death is an "explosive issue" but it would wait for the response of state governments on steps undertaken by them to set up grievance mechanism to deal with complaints of people with regard to non-delivery of food items under the law.
India to be an outlier in the global economy: Report
Nomura expects that growth in major global economies may weaken in 2020, like US growth may slip from 2.3% to 1.8%, China (6.1% to 5.7%), the euro area (1.2% to 0.9%) and Japan (1.0% to 0.2%). This will be offset by a handful of smaller EMs – Brazil, Mexico, India, Turkey and South Africa – rebounding from tepid growth in 2019.
E-commerce to be key growth driver for lifestyle brands; Hindi speaking consumers ignored by luxury brands: Marketers
Management consulting firm Technopak president Saloni Nangia said the next decade would define winners in the digitally creative world. She added that game-changers in the coming decade would be disruption of traditional business models, customer centricity, product experience and collaborative supply chain.
Rupee pares early gains to settle marginally up at 70.83
A spike in crude oil prices and fears of further rise in retail inflation also capped the rupee gains.
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