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Surge In Global Coffee Consumption Outpaces Production

The global coffee industry has seen remarkable expansion in recent years, with growing demand for coffee surging by 28.6 million kilogram bags, far exceeding production, Vanusia Nogueira, Executive Director, International Coffee Organisation told BW Retail World. In the past three years, coffee production and consumption have surged, leading to a deficit in the market, she […]

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Lisa Jackson Shares Apple’s Road Map To Green Apple

Apple shared its ambitious vision to become carbon neutral across its entire business, including its manufacturing and supply chain, by 2030. The company’s Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Lisa Jackson, discussed the challenges and strategies behind this commitment in an interview with TechCrunch. He said that to achieve carbon neutrality, Apple will […]

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Achieving Plastic Neutrality: A Sustainable Milestone For Brands

In a world where the echoes of environmental concerns are growing louder, a refreshing wave of change has emerged, powered by India’s influential celebrities and their retail brands. Notable names like Kriti Sanon’s Hyphen, Alia Bhatt’s Ed-a-Mamma, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s investment in Blue Tribe, and Deepika Padukone’s 82.E are transcending their fame, channeling […]

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Manufacturing News

Bühler To Invest CHF 21 Mn In India To Expand Manufacturing Capabilities

Swiss group Bühler is set to make a substantial investment of CHF 21 million (Rs 200 crore) over the next two to three years in India. The investment is part of the company’s strategic plan to enhance its manufacturing capabilities in the country and address the growing demands of a flourishing domestic market and customers […]

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Maersk To Add 300 Electric Vehicles To India Fleet By October

Maersk, a global integrated logistics operator, on Monday said that it is planning to add over 300 electric vehicles to its fleet in India by October. The company has already deployed over 200 Electric Vehicles (EVs) across 15 cities in the country, and is planning to expand to another 11 cities, taking its overall EV […]

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Colgate-Palmolive India Achieves 80% Plastic Waste Reduction, 120% Plastic Neutrality

Colgate-Palmolive (India) has unveiled its second comprehensive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) report. The report underscores the company’s aim to instigate positive transformations through innovative, responsible, and all-encompassing practices, aligned with its 2025 objectives, including achieving 100 per cent water and plastic neutrality across packaging and industrial sites. Colgate-Palmolive India’s strategic approach hinges on sustainable […]

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Bikano Enters Indian Spices Market With Swad Anusar Sub-Brand

Bikano, the brand under Bikanervala Foods, announced its foray into the Indian Spices category with the launch of its new sub-brand, Swad Anusar. Bikano is set to introduce a range of meticulously blended spices that promise to elevate the culinary experience of Indian households. Manish Aggarwal, Director, Bikano, Bikanervala Foods, shared his motivation for venturing […]

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India’s Footwear And Leather Industry A Major Foreign Exchange Earner

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that the Indian Footwear and Leather industry is not only a major foreign exchange earner but being a labour-intensive sector, it also provides employment to approximately 4.5 million people, 40 per cent of whom are women. While addressing as a Chief Guest at India International Footwear […]

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Adani’s Copper-producing Factory In Mundra To Commence Operations In March 2024

Adani Group’s copper-producing factory in Mundra, Gujarat is set to commence operations in March of 2024. This development is expected to reduce India’s reliance on imported copper and support the country’s transition towards clean energy. Copper plays a vital role in electrification as it is extensively used in various technologies crucial for the energy transition, […]

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D2C Brand Mitra Opens Alwar Oil Plant, Targets $2 Mn In Pre-Series A Funding

Mitra, a direct-to-consumer (D2C) and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand has opened its Alwar Oil Plant. According to the company, it has imported advanced machinery from Germany, ensuring a no-human-touch manufacturing process. Subsequently, the decision to set up the plant was driven by market demand and the need to introduce new oils, including soya […]

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