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New graphene-based sensor could boost food safety

The excellent optical and electronic properties of graphene make it attractive for sensors that use electromagnetic waves known as plasmons that propagate along the surface of a conducting material in response to light exposure.

Eco-friendly method can turn raw biomass into high value chemicals, pharmaceuticals

An international team of researchers, including from India and Bangladesh, has developed a cost-effective method of converting non-edible agricultural biomass, such as jute, or the waste by-product from food crops, into commercially valuable chemicals for food and pharmaceutical companies. Researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW), working with colleagues in India, Bangladesh and Taiwan who […]


May be, our testing labs are not at par with international standards: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Most of these people (Adani, Nestle, Patanjali etc), who are in organised retail sector, have international brand value for which quality is very important. So, they adopt all international practices of quality control.

Food processing: Sliced and served

Over 60% cut in funds to affect Central schemes; ministry claims Make in India’s rural push to be dented.

Maharashtra wastes 30 per cent fruits and vegetables

The state has a potential for processing upto one lakh metric tonne but there is no infrastructure.

Fi & Hi India 2013 unveils roadmap for food industry

2013 edition of the event provided food professionals an opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments.


Sense of the ministries on FDI in multi-brand retail

Views of different departments of the government on the proposal to allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail. A total of 21 departments were consulted during the lengthy inter-ministerial discussions.

Govt warms up to food processing

Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said the state government will provide incentives to small and medium enterprises keen to invest in food processing.

Food processing FDI seen at Rs 1,200 cr

FDI in food processing is likely to rise 27 per cent to Rs 1,200 crore this fiscal.