/Tag: Food

Sitharaman’s package to give a huge fillip to the food processing industry

2020-10-14T06:10:16+00:00May 20th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

The $22-billion package for India’s farm sector will facilitate infrastructure like cold chains and post-harvest management systems in the food industry and help attract foreign investors. Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s $22-billion package for Indian farmers can change the paradigm of Indian farming by facilitating robust links with industry, thus, providing a strong boost to the food processing sector. Related Stories: Redefining MSME limits will facilitate MNCs to relocate to India Nirmala Sitharaman’s new deal for Indian farmers Indian farmers [...]

Punjab seeks investments to transition from agriculture to industry

2019-12-02T07:12:05+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

The chief minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, made a clarion call for foreign investors to take advantage of the many industrial hubs and investor-friendly policies to help transform the northern Indian state’s image as a purely agricultural region.

Breaking bread between neighbours helps bring down barriers

2019-10-25T15:04:58+00:00October 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 25th October 2019, UK Edition – 25th October 2019|

Interview Drawing from her vast knowledge of  Indian cuisine, celebrated British chef Asma Khan dives into how a shared love for food can blur the boundaries of race and gender. How would you define the soft power of Indian cuisine in the world? The beauty of food is that you can enjoy and appreciate it without having to understand the language or the intricacies of a culture. It is the first contact many non-Indians have with Indian heritage. Indian food [...]

Haryana ties up with Birmingham on novel cold chain technologies

2020-09-21T08:45:16+00:00October 26th, 2018|2017/2018, Home Page, UK Edition – October 2018|

Against the backdrop of a pact between the University of Birmingham and Haryana government, a senior academic explains the vast scope of collaborations in the area of cold chains for food transportation. Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state government of Haryana earlier this year, at the University of Birmingham through our India Institute, we are working in partnership with Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation. The partnership also extends to the National Centre for Coldchain Development, [...]

Short Takes

2018-12-31T11:56:08+00:00November 25th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal November Edition, State Focus/Andhra Pradesh, Year|

Amaravati to have South Korean influence A “South Korea City” is expected to come up in Andhra Pradesh’s new capital, Amaravati, or elsewhere in the state as Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu invited industrialists from the country to set up their ventures in the state. Naidu told a delegation of South Korean industrialists: “We will extend full cooperation and encouragement from the government if you make Andhra Pradesh your second capital and set up industries in a big way. We [...]

Cooking up a new fast-food strategy for India

2018-12-31T12:08:01+00:00September 19th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal September Edition, Sector Focus: Food Retail, Year|

UK-based Southern Fried Chicken is looking at setting up 200 outlets in India over a 10-year period. The company’s Franchise Development Manager, Andrew McNair, talks ‘India Investment Journal’ through his plans for a very important future marketplace for the fast-food company. What makes Southern Fried Chicken bet on the Indian market? Southern Fried Chicken have a development plan to franchise across the world and see the successful Indian economy as a very important future marketplace. The country has a growing middle [...]

India the food factory of the world

2018-12-04T13:16:13+00:00September 15th, 2016|2016, India Investment Journal September Edition, State Focus, Year|

Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the Cabinet minister for food processing industries in the Narendra Modi led NDA government. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with the Shiromani Akali Dal MP from Bathinda in Punjab during a recent visit to London for an exclusive interview.  What brings you to the UK? This is basically to promote the latest policy that our government announced in the Budget of 2016, which was to allow FDI (foreign direct investment) in multi-brand retail of food grown [...]