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Food Processing

India's food industry recipe for profits

India's food industry is expected to be a magnet for foreign investors attracted by a booming economy in the world's second-largest food producer, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Thursday, 16 June, 2011, 12:00am

India's food industry recipe for profits

India's food industry is expected to be a magnet for foreign investors attracted by a booming economy in the world's second-largest food producer, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Ernst & Young has predicted that India's food industry will grow to US$258 billion by 2015, and US$318 billion by 2020, thanks to the country's growing middle class.

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Time to get your diet up to speed with 'slow food'

Weight loss is an issue much discussed in modern life, especially among urbanites who work long hours in an office-based environment and exercise too little.

Calorie seems to be the big word in this issue and it appears simple enough: You need a certain amount of calories each day for energy and if you do not burn off the calories you have taken in, they become weight gain.

22 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

China Resources Enterprise net up 3.1pc as retail losses narrow

Diversified red chip China Resources Enterprise (CRE) saw a 3.1 per cent rise in net profit to $372.01 million for the three months to September, after losses from its China retailing business narrowed.

22 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Top Glory dips in half

Top Glory International Holding, a red chip engaged in property investment, hotel and food-processing industries, has posted attributable profit of $63.22 million for the six months to June 30, down 14.08 per cent from $73.58 million over the same period last year.

Turnover slumped 34.54 per cent to $585.25 million from $894.09 million.

21 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Food hygiene horror revealed in raid on unlicensed factory

About 230 kilograms of processed food, including chicken and duck legs, were seized from an unlicensed factory in Sheung Shui yesterday.

The food was stored in rusty metal buckets and basins, and knives used to cut the meat had also gone rusty.

14 May 1997 - 12:00am