The state-level Single Window Clearance and Monitoring Authority headed by Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal cleared eight new industrial proposals besides one expansion proposal, on Monday, entailing an investment of Rs 1,244.59 crore in the state. Officials in the industries department say the projects will generate employment potential for 1,860 people.

Paani-puri sellers, hair stylists using bottled water to leverage their brand
The growing use of packaged mineral water for cooking and washing is set to boost sales in the branded water segment this summer. Bisleri, Tata's Himalayan, Pepsi's Aquafina and UB Group's Kingfisher are some of the brands vying for the top slot in the packaged drinking water space, where prices range from . 20 to .

In December, Court Had Banned Use Of Plastic In Sachets; Consumers Now Have To Pay More. THE cost of a single-use packet of gutka, pan masala and tobacco can be expected to increase appreciably from the . 1 that it now costs, as the industry will no longer be able to use plastic for its packaging.

The Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Co-op Federation Ltd (APDDCF), which markets its products under its flagship

How important is the role of food technologist in food industry?
Food technologist play a pivotal role in food industry. They ensure the quality of food stuff and implement new innovations. The fast paced life especially in big cities has changed the consumption pattern of the people.

Jayajit Dash / Bhubaneswar October 07, 2010, 0:04 IST

The woes of the ailing jute industry do not seem to be over even after the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) turned down the proposal for a 25 per cent dilution in jute packaging norms last month.

The Union textiles ministry is yet to approve two alternate jute bags even though these bags were developed by the Indian Jute Indus

P M Raghunandan, July 29, Bangalore:

The State Government has at last has taken a crucial step towards ensuring quality and quantity in the supply of edible oil to consumers. As many as 29 widely-used edible oils, including refined vegetable oil, coconut oil and sunflower oil have to be sold in packaged sachets, henceforth.

The Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that no packaged drinking water can be sold in the Capital without the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification mark.

NGO says purity tests undertaken on seven leading brands revealed levels of bacteria and coliform count way above permissible limits

Alliance, Likely To Be A 50:50 JV, May Initially Consider Wellness Packaged Water

THE proposed Tata Tea-PepsiCo joint venture for noncarbonated, health and wellness beverages is believed to be exploring the low-cost, bottom-of-pyramid segment of beverages.