May 6, 2010
Muthalamada in Chittur taluk, known as the ‘Mango city' of the State for its early mango harvest and large-scale export, is going hi-tech in sorting, grading, ripening, packing and exp...
April 29, 2010
The Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries is planning to promote 30 to 40 more mega food parks in the country.
April 10, 2010
Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran on Friday distributed certificates to 150 students who completed a training programme in mushroom farming offered by Oleena, a women's organisation, in a...
April 6, 2010
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a fortified flour scheme for poor families of the state to mark the foundation day of his party BJP.
Launching the scheme, M...
April 4, 2010
The Dakshina Kannada district unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has sought a scientific public distribution system (PDS) aimed at achieving food security for all.B. Madhava, se...
March 27, 2010
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Saturday said that the inflation would come down in the next two to three months because of declining food prices and ruled out...
March 19, 2010
The central vigilance committee led by retired Justice D. P. Wadhwa, which was established by the Supreme Court of India to monitor its orders in the PIL on the right to food, has come out w...
March 2, 2010
Food and Civil Supplies Minister C. Divakaran said here on Tuesday that the Government proposed to extend the scheme for supplying rice at Rs. 2 a kg.
Addressing a press conference her...
February 1, 2010
In an attempt to bolster salt quality and yield, government will undertake a project on biological management of salt that will help cut down on its calcium content and make it fit for industrial...
January 28, 2010
The current phase of inflation in India is driven by increase in prices of a few commodities such as sugar, oil cakes, food grains, eggs, meat, fish and drugs and medicines, the Reserve Bank said...
May 3, 2010
However, watermelons, muskmelons and cucumbers available in plenty
April 22, 2010
The overall inflation, led by rise in food prices, had gone up to 9.9 per cent in March, much higher than the central bank’s projection of 8.5 per cent for March-end
April 9, 2010
Those waiting to relish mangoes this summer should be prepared to shell out more as the king of fruits has become dearer.Horticulture experts had predicted a sharp fall in mango production b...
April 5, 2010
For many the silver line of the sweltering heat of summer is the mango. The mango alleviates the discomfort of the high day temperatures and scorching winds of the season. It is the king of fruits...
April 1, 2010
After dipping to a four-month low at 16.22 per cent in the previous week, food inflation inched up yet again to 16.35 per cent for the week ended March 20 mainly on account of higher prices...
March 24, 2010
Riding on high sales of its snacks brands like Lays and Uncle Chipps, Pepsico has engaged 12,000 farmers across the country for contract farming of potato.“There are 12,000 farmers do...
March 12, 2010
C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, ruled out double digit inflation, saying that he was hopeful of food prices declining over the next two months and inflati...
February 7, 2010
As sugar prices rise, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar’s NCP on Sunday offered a recipe — consume less of the sweetener as “no one dies due to not eating sugar&ldquo...
January 29, 2010
Global food and beverages giant PepsiCo will invest 200 million dollars in India in enhancing manufacturing, products and agricultural activities to increase its footprint in the country.&l...
January 27, 2010
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said monetary measures were not required to contain food inflation, amid speculations that the Reserve Bank may squeeze money supply to rein in surgi...