Packaged food

Display price, quantity in 40% packet area: Govt to food companies

The government has amended norms to make it mandatory for packaged food manufacturing firms to display retail price and quantity among other six details more prominently in at least 40 per cent of the packet area, effective from July

Apr 08, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

Display price, quantity in 40% packet area: Govt to food companies

The government has amended norms to make it mandatory for packaged food manufacturing firms to display retail price and quantity among other six details more prominently in at least 40 per cent of the packet area, effective from July

Apr 08, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

Branded, ready-to-eat food on trains hits pricing roadblock

Rail travelers will have to wait for a few more days to get branded, ready-to-eat meals on their journeys as Railways and packaged food manufacturers are busy sorting out pricing issues.

Nov 02, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

One in 10 school children overweight in NCR

One in every 10 school children in the National Capital Region (NCR) between 13 and 16 years of age is overweight and therefore at a risk of developing heart diseases, a survey said Sunday.

Sep 28, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Information on packaged food creates false sense of health

A new research has revealed that facts printed on the packaged food create false sense of health that might be contributing to the obesity outbreak in the United States.

Jun 14, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

Britishers don`t cook meals from scratch: survey

A recent study has revealed that one-sixth of Britishers prefer ready to make food options rather than using fresh spices and vegetables to prepare food.

Sep 30, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Packaged food industry to touch $30 bn by 2015

The packaged food industry in India is likely to double by 2015 to touch USD 30 billion from the current USD 15 billion owing to the rise in income, changing urban lifestyle and modern retail trade, says a study.

Apr 29, 2012, 18:48 PM IST

Laser ensures food is fresh

The new laser instrument could be used to check and improve how airtight packaging is.

Oct 21, 2011, 16:21 PM IST

Laser ensures food is fresh

The new laser instrument could be used to check and improve how airtight packaging is.

Oct 21, 2011, 16:21 PM IST

`Packaged food has more calories than labels show`

Beware diet conscious people, the low-carb meals you are taking to keep fit may have more calories than nutrition labelling indicates.

Jan 07, 2010, 16:53 PM IST

`Packaged food has more calories than labels show`

Beware diet conscious people, the low-carb meals you are taking to keep fit may have more calories than nutrition labelling indicates.

Jan 07, 2010, 00:00 AM IST