Foods / beverages

McDonald’s, Taco Bell preparing to square off in low-priced menu battle

04 Jan 2018

World may run out of chocolate in less than 40 years, warn experts

02 Jan 2018

It has been known for some years now that the world is running out of chocolate. Now, experts have put a time frame on this – it could happen in the next 30-40 years because the crop will be harder to grow in a warming climate

McDonald’s, CPRL’s Bakshi trade charges over food quality

29 Dec 2017

The spat between McDonald's India and its estranged partner Vikram Bakshi got even more bitter on Thursday, with Bakshi claiming the fast food chain follows “different standards” for India than in other countries and has continuously ignored the food quality concerns raised by him in the past four years

Some McDonald’s outlets may reopen as CPRL finds new partner

28 Dec 2017

Delhi man fights against junk food as diabetes rates in India soar

27 Dec 2017

McDonald’s spat: supplier under pressure to resume supplies

27 Dec 2017

CPRL, which operates McDonald’s outlets across east and north India, threatens to sue supplier Radhakrishna Foodland, while Justice Singhvi, appointed by the NCLT as CPRL administrator, has asked it to resume supplies

Internal spat leads to closure of McDonald’s across east, north

26 Dec 2017

A total of 84 outlets have been hit due to supplies being cut off by Radhakrishna Foodland, apparently as a result of the ongoing spat between McDonald’s and Vikram Bakshi

McDonald’s to add vegan burger to menu in Finland and Sweden

20 Dec 2017

Germany's Delivery Hero sells Foodpanda to Ola

20 Dec 2017

The deal involves the transfer of Foodpanda's India business to Ola in exchange for Ola shares, with Ola committing to invest $200 million in the new business

Belgian fresh and frozen foods producer Greenyard in advanced talks to buy Dole Food Co

19 Dec 2017

Hershey to buy Texas-based snack-maker Amplify Snack Brands for $1.6 bn

19 Dec 2017

Campbell Soup to buy snacks maker Snyder's-Lance for $4.87 b

19 Dec 2017

Risk of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal

18 Dec 2017

Unilever to sell margarine and spreads business to PE giant KKR

16 Dec 2017

ITC inaugurates new food facility near Kapurthala

15 Dec 2017

Startup Good Dot develops vegetarian meat, chicken products

12 Dec 2017

New tool could help maintain quality during cheese production

11 Dec 2017

Platinum Equity to bid for part of Unilever’s margarine and spreads business

06 Dec 2017

East of England Co-op to become first major retailer to sell food past its “best before” dates

06 Dec 2017

Fonterra to pay French food group Danone €105 mn over false recall

02 Dec 2017

US fast-food chain Arby's Restaurant Group to buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4 bn

30 Nov 2017

Maggi Noodles in soup again as UP slaps it with Rs71 lakh fines

29 Nov 2017

The district administration of Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh has slapped a fine on Nestle India and its distributors after its Maggi allegedly failed to pass a lab test

Six in 10 food adverts during family TV shows push junk food: study

28 Nov 2017

Mars, Lidl, others withdraw YouTube ads placed next to those by predators targeting children

27 Nov 2017

FSSAI to crack down on misuse of terms like ‘fresh’, ‘natural’, ‘traditional’

24 Nov 2017