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Oct 14, 2019, 04.46 PM IST
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Dairy cooperatives seek tax parity with companies

While corporate tax has been cut to 22% from 30%, dairy cooperatives continue to be taxed at the 30% rate.

Why you should give the yellow pea a chance

Even among pulses, the vast protein rich and flatulent family it falls in, dried yellow peas rarely receive the attention given to other beans and lentils, or even fresh or frozen green peas.

Plant.Lettuce.Tomato: McDonald's set to go green

Fast food giant McDonald's is dipping another foot into the world of plant-based "meat," announcing plans to test a vegetarian burger in Canada. The "PLT," standing for "Plant.Lettuce.Tomato," will be available for 12 weeks in 28 restaurants in Ontario starting on September 30.

Haldiram emerges sole bidder to buy insolvency-bound Kwality for Rs 130 crore

The lenders are likely to vote on Haldiram's bid later this month.

Burger King’s India sales up 66% in FY19

The US chain that entered the Indian market in 2014 posted sales of Rs 644 crore in FY18-19 while its losses reduced to Rs 16 crore.

MPEDA opens second second signature stall for seafood products

The stall exhibits products developed by prominent fisheries research institutions such as CMFRI, CIFT and NIFPHATT besides selling and displaying value-added marine products of exporters.

Parle seeks to be on a roll with Rol.a.Cola comeback, eyes Rs 100 cr sales in 1st year

Parle Products, which had discontinued the hard-boiled candy with cola flavour in 2006, is bringing the brand back based on consumer response on social media.

McDonald's relaunches online food ordering service in North and East India

Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd would now serve the food ordered through its McDeliveryTM app and website.

Puri Oils Limited to launch new set of advertisements with Boman Irani

The association will enable the 85-year-old brand to connect with its traditional audience in the hinterland as well as with younger, lifestyle oriented and health conscious urban consumers, the company said.

OmniPork: This vegan meat substitute may be the 'safe' answer to China's pork problems

Featured at the 2019 edition of Taobao Maker Festival, Hong Kong startup Green Monday prepared Chinese cuisine every day for attendees to taste their plant-based pork substitute. Green Monday intends to launch its "hit" OmniPork on Taobao platform as their entry point into the mainland China - the predominant pork consumer. ET Online's Saurav Kumar caught up with their CEO David Yeung to know more, and to give the vegan meat a try.

Oat sales buck slowdown trend

The organised breakfast cereal market in India is estimated at Rs 1,400 crore, with oats being the fastest-growing category, with around 30% value share.

Spending on bread, protein-rich items fell in 2017-18

Spending on bread, protein-rich items fell in 2017-18

Indians spent lesser on breads, cereals and pulses and milk in 2017-18 compared with the previous fiscal.

Drinking plastic everyday? Thanks to teabags

Drinking plastic everyday? Thanks to teabags

Plastic tea bags may release millions of micro- and nano-sized particles into your brewed beverage, a study claims. Possible health effects of ingesting these particles are currently unknown, the study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology noted.

Tax on fish meal may impact seafood sector from October

Tax on fish meal may impact seafood sector from October

Levy could hit the industry as it is a key ingredient in shrimp and fish feed

The Japanese plan to sell curry to India had unlikely source

The Japanese plan to sell curry to India had unlikely source

The joint venture is aiming to open their first store in the New Delhi region sometime next year.

Hike in GST rates on caffeinated drinks would have minimal impact: Varun Beverages

Hike in GST rates on caffeinated drinks would have minimal impact: Varun Beverages

The GST Council headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in its meeting on Friday decided to charge caffeinated beverages with 28 per cent tax plus a 12 per cent compensation cess.

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