Maize shortage hits poultry feed, starch industries
The feed industry has started using other raw material like wheat and rice as substitutes.
West Bengal govt to raise cultivation of maize by 33%
Maize is an important component of poultry feed and for making biofules. It is also use...
Agri imports rising on rain woes, duty cuts
The import of vegetable oils between November 2018 and March 2019 was 6,309,406 tonnes as against...
Cheesy much: Here's the scientific formula to rustle up the perfect fondue
It requires a perfect balance of cheese, wine and starch.
Gujarat Ambuja Exports faces insolvency petition at NCLT
The sum of non-repayments including interest cost is estimated to be Rs. 1.25 crore but it is the Insolvency Bankruptcy Code that empowers even operational creditors to drag a defaulting company to NCLT.
Cut the cutlery: Plastic with your home-delivered meal adds up to 22,000 tonnes waste every month
Estimates suggest that nearly 22,000 tonnes of plastic waste is created every month when cutlery made from it is bunched in with the food that's ordered online. But there is some good news as App-based food delivery start-ups have decided to reduce plastic in their packages.
Can't resist a bowl of pasta? Turns out, you might be sensitive to the taste of starch
If you cannot resist eating bread, pasta or potatoes, blame your taste buds.
Incorporating bananas, potatoes in your diet may help control blood sugar
Starch in foods such as bananas, potatoes, grains and legumes, has many health benefits.
Sukhjit Starch eyes Rs 500-crore sales; doubling capacity in Himachal Pradesh
Sukhjit Starch and Chemicals Ltd (SSCL) today said it is set to commission new expansion at its manufacturing facility at Una in HP.
Riddhi Siddhi Gluco Biols sells starch biz, stock rallies
Shares of Riddhi Siddhi were locked at the 20 percent upper circuit after TOI reported that the company sold its starch business to Roquette Freres.
Starch cos get the shrinking feeling
The fall in textile exports due to global financial crisis has affected the Indian starch industry, which is witnessing a fall in demand from the textile units.
Good monsoon may pave way for higher land use
As per the second advance estimate, rice production fell to 101.80 million tonne in 2012 compared to 105.31 million tonne in 2011.
Grain Of Truth: Pusa 1121 loses starch after getting basmati tag
Here’s ironic food for thought: the market price of high-value Pusa 1121 rice fell from Rs 2,900 per quintal on November 9 to Rs 2,400 per quintal on November 21 after it was rechristened basmati.
Starched Diplomacy: Lid on rice exports may be partially lifted
India may partly lift the ban on rice exports in the guise of commercial diplomacy.
Maize exports slip on Rupee appreciation
Maize exports have slowed down with a stronger rupee. However, the exporters and companies are expecting orders to pick up.
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