Keventer Agro Ltd.

Milkshakes brand Keventers is looking at doubling its retail footprint to 300 outlets by end of this fiscal as it undergoes a rapid expansion in India and overseas. The company, which runs over 150 Keventers outlets in India, recently forayed overseas with a store in Dubai. The company has planned to enter several international markets such as Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Maldives, Sri Lanka and countries in Africa this fiscal and by mid of the next fiscal year. The brand’s outlets in the country are a mix of company-owned, franchised outlets and joint ventures. It plans to expand overseas … read more

Snowman Logistics Ltd.

Snowman Logistics Limited, India’s leading integrated temperature-controlled logistics service provider, has partnered with Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA to manage the backend of their in-store restaurants business in India. The former will be the exclusive partner and extend support at the pan-India level, as the latter opens outlets in various cities. Snowman will support IKEA by optimising transportation operations, coordinating suppliers, integrating supply chain technologies, synchronising inbound and outbound logistics flow and in managing distribution network, for successfully running the restaurant. Snowman Logistics is well positioned to provide the right blend of temperature-controlled storage and transportation options to IKEA’s restaurant … read more

LT Foods

LT Foods, a global Indian food brand with a presence in over 65 countries, has, in partnership with the Japanese snack major Kameda Seika, launched the premium rice-based snack brand Kari Kari in India. In the launch phase, it will be available in three cities – Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), Mumbai and Bengaluru – in exclusive tie-ups with modern trade and premium stores. LT Foods will invest around $5 million in the launch phase and plans to expand its presence across India in the coming months. The company aims to generate a revenue of $15 million over … read more

Future Consumer Ltd.

Future Consumer Limited (FCL) Tasty Treat, which caters to between-meal hunger cravings and provides a range of on-the-go snack options, has launched a unique and delicious sauce called Tasty Treat Tom-Mayo. As the name suggests, it is a combination of tomato ketchup and mayonnaise. Tasty Treat Tom–Mayo can be used to enhance the flavour of any dish, including sandwiches, wraps, burgers and pasta, and is an ideal accompaniment to any food item, including French fries, nuggets, nachos, etc. Speaking about the new product, Rahul Kansal, head, business strategy and marketing, Future Consumer Limited, said, “Tom-Mayo is fresh take on tomato … read more

Veeba Food Services

Veeba, one of India’s leading sauce, dip and dressing companies, has expanded their range with the launch of fortified Veeba Peanut Butter in two mouth-watering variants – Creamy and Crunchy. While Creamy is smooth and melts in the mouth, Crunchy has the bite of peanuts. They are made from roasted peanuts and are rich in calcium, iron and Vitamins A and D and are a rich source of fibre and protein. They are available in 340g and 1kg PET jars, priced at Rs. 154 and Rs. 299, respectively, at retail outlets pan- India. Viraj Bahl, founder and managing director, Veeba … read more

Havmor Ice Cream

Pure milk ice cream brand Havmor launched The Mighty Midas, India’s most expensive ice cream dessert, at Huber and Holly, its flagship ice cream café in Ahmedabad. It is made with 24-carat gold flakes and is priced at Rs. 1,000. It is India’s first-ever uber-premium ice cream dessert, and contains a host of exotic ingredients, including brownies, caramelised almonds, nutty pralines, Rocher balls, hot fudge, Belgian dark chocolate ice cream and hazelnut chocolate. The toppings of this unique offering include a swirl of golden chocolate ice cream, a raspberry rose sorbet macaroon, a pipette of passion fruit and a caramel … read more

Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Mondelez India, a part of Mondelez International, has launched Cadbury Joy Deliveries, its first direct-to-consumer website. It will allow the company to build its direct-to-consumer credentials, and is an opportunity for the company to foray into the e-commerce market by providing an additional channel for consumers to directly connect with the brand. Having successfully built gifting occasions over the years and created the chocolate gifting category in India, with Cadbury Joy Deliveries, the company aims to build on the opportunity in the corporate gifting segment – especially during festive gifting. On the back of its strong gifting portfolio, the company … read more

Danone India

Danone India, which is a part of a leading global food company Danone, has launched Protinex Bytes, a specially formulated protein rich, on-thego nutrition snack for everyone with busy lifestyles. While the company is on a mission to bring health through food to as many people as possible, consumers are looking for convenient food supplements that provide adequate nutrition anywhere, anytime. Rodrigo Lima, managing director, Danone India, said, “Protein deficiency is a major concern in India, with 80 per cent daily Indian diets deficient in protein.” “To compound the problem, the majority of the people (85 per cent) believe that … read more

PepsiCo India

PepsiCo India recently announced its foray into the vitamin-fortified water category with the launch of Aquafina Vitamin Splash. This is the first ever vitamin fortified water from the beverage major in India. The introduction of Aquafina Vitamin Splash marks yet another milestone in the company’s effort to increase the availability of convenient, affordable and enjoyable nutrition. At approximately 35 calories perserve (250ml), Aquafina Vitamin Splash is the lowest calorie vitamin fortified water to be introduced for consumers in India. The launch reiterates PepsiCo India’s commitment to introducing new beverage products, only if they contain 100 calories or fewer from added … read more

Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.

Leading dairy firm Mother Dairy has increased the price of its loose vended milk or ‘token milk’ by Rs. 2 per litre in Delhi-NCR recently. The company, however, has kept the prices of poly pack milk unchanged. The price of token milk has been raised to Rs. 40 per litre from existing Rs. 38 per litre, Mother Dairy said in a statement. Mother Dairy sells 30 lakh litres of milk per day in the Delhi-NCR market, of which 20 per cent is token milk. The company said the retail price of token milk has been hiked due to “increase in … read more