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Pune’s food and hospitality sector hit by LPG hike

Pune’s food and hospitality sector hit by LPG hike

The food and hospitality industry in Pune has expressed concern about the Rs 140 hike in the rate of commercial LPG cylinders but welcomed the announcement of the National Mission on Food Processing. The LPG

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‘Pune has potential to be hub for food processing’

‘Pune has potential to be hub for food processing’

Pune is set to be a hub for food processing given its location and character of population. Also, there are different initiatives being taken up in Pune, which include the Government of Maharashtra's approved Rs

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Sodexo India wins ‘Promoting health in the workplace’ award at World HRD Congress Awards 2012

Sodexo India wins ‘Promoting health in the workplace’ award at World HRD Congress Awards 2012

Sodexo India has been recognised at the World HRD Congress Awards 2012 held in Mumbai in the category of 'Promoting health in the workplace'. Commenting on this achievement, Sunil Nayak, CEO, Sodexo India Onsite Service

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Gategroup takes full control of Indian catering venture

Gategroup takes full control of Indian catering venture

gategroup has exercised its call option with India Hospitality Corporation (IHC) to acquire the remaining 26 percent of the Indian airline catering company Skygourmet. “We appreciate IHC’s support during the past 15 months to help

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MOFPI approves scheme on ‘Up gradation of Quality of Street Food’

MOFPI approves scheme on ‘Up gradation of Quality of Street Food’

According to a PIB release, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) has mooted a scheme on ‘Up gradation of Quality of Street Food’ for implementation during the 11th Plan period. This information was given by

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USD 30 billion needed to revamp India’s food processing industry

USD 30 billion needed to revamp India’s food processing industry

To revamp the food processing industry a huge investment of $30 billion is estimated. The investment, if achieved, will benefit the industry through its restructuring, and push the current 2.2 per cent share of processed

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MoFPI to facilitate setting up of laboratory for wine testing and certification

MoFPI to facilitate setting up of laboratory for wine testing and certification

According to a PIB release, Subodh Kant Sahai, Minister of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), said that Indian wine sector requires a long-term commitment, as it is a very capital intensive industry. Sahai inaugurated the National

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Karnataka to set up six more food parks

Karnataka to set up six more food parks

R Suresh, Chief Secretary for Karnataka food processing and technology department, says that the state government (in its financial plan) has approved six more food parks apart from four food parks that are at various

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Give priority to food processing sector: Sahai tells Planning Commission

Give priority to food processing sector: Sahai tells Planning Commission

Subodh Kant Sahai, Minister for food processing industries, is lamenting that the Planning Commission has not understood the food processing sector’s importance. He said that despite its more than 15 per cent annual growth, the

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Food processing sector’s growth depends on adherence to quality standards: Sahai

Food processing sector’s growth depends on adherence to quality standards: Sahai

Subodh Kant Sahai, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, stated that the food processing sector is going to be the driving seat for the Indian economy. “At present, the sector is growing at the rate

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