Jubilant FoodWorks ventures into Chinese cuisine with launch of first own-brand

INDIA – Jubilant FoodWorks, the operator of the fast food restaurants Domino’s Pizza and Dunkin' Donuts has entered into Chinese fast casual segment by launching its first own-brand ‘Hong’s Kitchen’. Hong’s Kitchen has opened its first restaurant in Eros mall, Gurugram, highlighting that Chinese cuisine segment is fast growing in the Indian market. An ET…

India’s food delivery firm Swiggy acquihires AI start-up Kint.io

INDIA – Online food delivery platform, Swiggy has acquihired artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Kint.io to boost its computer vision technology and consumer experience, reports ET. According to Dale Vaz, Head of Engineering and Data Sciences at Swiggy, the acquihire aims at enabling Swiggy benefit from Kinto.io’s expertise in dep learning and AI. “The team at…

UK government proposes strict labeling regulations on food allergies

UK – The UK government has proposed new regulations to strengthen labeling laws on food allergies to provide more information and protect consumers from suffering and deaths related to allergens. British Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation that looks to update the food allergen labelling rules for foods which are prepacked for direct…

Chr. Hansen expands natural colors range with new Red FruitMax

DENMARK -  Global Bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has developed a new red natural colour ingredient, FruitMax to provide manufacturers with vibrant natural colour solutions. The new product aims to solve technical challenges experienced by food and beverage manufacturers in creating a stable and vibrant red colour. FruitMax finds application in several food products such as…