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GCMMF introduces Amul Lactose Free milk in India

 

Amul Lactose Free Milk is first of its kind in India. It is milk without lactose so that even a lactose intolerant person can enjoy milk. With less than 0.01% lactose content, this milk is said to offer all the goodness of protein, calcium and pre-digested Lactose that helps in easy digestion of milk for lactose intolerant people. Amul Lactose Free Milk is manufactured in state-of-art manufacturing facility of AmulFed Dairy, Gandhinagar, India. Enzyme Lactase is added to ultra heat treated milk at very high precision so that the natural lactose present in milk is broken down in to glucose and galacatose. The lactose free milk is available in an attractive, easy to use portion pack of 250ml in Tetrapack. The functionality of re-cap prevents spillage and allows multiple time use. 250ml pack with re-cap gives easy carrying and handling experience to consumers especially during travel. The product comes with a shelf life of 120 days from date of manufacturing.

 

About GCMMF
Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF), is India's largest food product marketing organisation with annual turnover (2014-15) US$ 3.4 billion. Its daily milk procurement is approx 14.85 million lit per day from 18,536 village milk cooperative societies, 17 member unions covering 31 districts, and 3.37 million milk producer members. GCMMF is India's largest exporter of Dairy Products, its products being exported to USA, Gulf Countries, Singapore, Philippines, Japan, China and Australia.

 

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Drink Spotlight: Paper Boat golgappe ka pani

 

 

Nothing makes you stop in your tracks in a harried evening like the sight of a Golgappewala (Or Panipuriwala. Or Phuchkawala. Or Patashewala. The list goes on.) The very thought of a Golgappa can make you salivate like you did the first time to had one. You couldn’t believe yourself. You couldn’t believe that they could make food taste like this. But they did. And we bring you the same Golgappe ka Pani. Well, minus the aftermath of the gastrointestinal horrors that you might or might not have faced.

 

 

functional benefits of golgappe ka pani

Other than the functional benefits of salivating (of there are many we’re sure), Golgappe ka Pani has tamarind, lemon juice and a hint of red chillies. The tamarind makes it a awesome immunity booster (what with its anti-oxidant properties and all), while the lemon juice makes it a potent digestive aid. The chilli bits make it a powerhouse of nutrients like Vitamin A and E, copper, iron and potassium. Who knew something this tasty could be this good for you?

 

 

Company: Hector Beverages Private Limited
Brand: Paper Boat
Slogan: drinks and memories
Origin: India
Category: Drink
Packaging: 250ml
Claims: nature-identical flavoring substances, immunity booster
Variants: View Range Here
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: www.paperboatdrinks.com

 

 

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Tea Spotlight: Tea Trunk Chilli Chai Black Tea

 

 

Your favorite masala tea infused with a hint of red chilli flakes.  Assam Black tea combines effortlessly with the warmth of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, vanilla and red chilli flakes. Even if you are a ‘masala chai’ regular, the distinctiveness in its taste will knock your socks off.

 

  • Perfect to kickstart an active morning. Here's a cuppa for the firebrand in you.
  • Taste notes are warm, spicy and bold.
  • Goes well with piping hot samosas.

 

 

About the company

At one point, I owned over 100 rare and exotic teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, England, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Kenya and so on. I owned this tea treasure but I knew little about these teas. So in 2011, my passion for tea took me to a professional tea school in Sri Lanka, where I studied under the guidance of  Japanese tea master, Nao Kumekawa. During my study, I visited numerous tea gardens, tasted 100 cups of tea a day, and profiled over 2000 varieties of tea.

I left Tea School inspired and brimming with stories about tea, and decided to make it my mission to demystify tea-speak. Many tea tastings and workshops followed. The more stories I told, the more I heard. I smiled extra bright when chai-lovers walked over to say that they had never had tea this way. And I wanted more and more people to discover and enjoy good-quality tea. Thus was born Tea Trunk, the name inspired from my father’s vintage trunk and a tribute to where my love of tea began.

Today my trunk holds gourmet tea blends crafted by me. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Take your pick, and experience tea like it should be.

 

 

Company: Tea Trunk
Brand:  Chilli Chai Black Tea
Slogan:  Tea trunk
Origin: India
Category: Tea
Packaging:  100 gms loose leaf tea or 15 tea bags
Claims:  Infused with red chili flakes
Variants: View product range here
Price:  $5.35 USD
Where to Buy: India, Buy Online
Website:  http://teatrunk.com/

 

 

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Drink Spotlight: Paper Boat Anar

 

 

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If you asked scientists to invent a way of packing ambrosia into delicious pearl-sized pouches*, they’d look at you quizzically and ask, "Have you not met Anar?"
(*We’d advise you ask scientists to invent other, umm, fruitful things. Like something that postpones Mondays. And submissions. And submissions on Mondays.)
Yes. Pomegranate. Loved by all. Misspelled by all. Precious rubies of respite on a hot day. Powerhouse of nutrients. Ma’s best friend. And your white shirts’ worst enemy. Originally from Iran, this princely fruit descended the Silk Route to our short break’s tiffin dabbas. And today, its nectar has been painstakingly collected and presented to you without fuss, frills, pollutants or preservatives.
It would be disservice to call it a mere drink. Anar, is elixir.

 

 

functional benefits of anar

Anar, we’ll have you know, is quite the old hat. So old, that its first sightings have been traced to the Bronze Age. Maybe that’s why it’s so good at beating aging. Packed with polyphenols, Anar has such commendable antioxidant properties that it probably lectured green tea on the matter. And speaking of beating – Anar is good for the heart, its fiber is kind to the weighing scale, and its abundant Vitamin C is great for immunity.
If Ma could wish for a happy-health-elf to follow you around, it would be Anar.

 

 

Company: Hector Beverages Private Limited
Brand: Paper Boat
Slogan: drinks and memories
Origin: India
Category: Juice
Packaging: 250ml
Claims: natural and nature-identical flavouring substances
Variants: View Range Here
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: www.paperboatdrinks.com

 

 

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Tea Spotlight: Tea Trunk Ginger Root Black Tea

 

 

Brown-eyed boy of Ayurveda, ginger is well known for its medicinal properties. Combine it with the health benefits of robust whole-leaf Assam black tea and what you get is the perfect antidote to everything—from a blocked nose to a broken heart. It’s love and care disguised as tea.

 

 

  • Perfect for de-congesting the mind and body. Especially good for that itchy throat.
  • Taste notes are earthy, warm and bold.
  • Goes well with pakoras/ fritters, Lemon cake, Chutney sandwiches.

 

 

About the company

At one point, I owned over 100 rare and exotic teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, England, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Kenya and so on. I owned this tea treasure but I knew little about these teas. So in 2011, my passion for tea took me to a professional tea school in Sri Lanka, where I studied under the guidance of  Japanese tea master, Nao Kumekawa. During my study, I visited numerous tea gardens, tasted 100 cups of tea a day, and profiled over 2000 varieties of tea.

I left Tea School inspired and brimming with stories about tea, and decided to make it my mission to demystify tea-speak. Many tea tastings and workshops followed. The more stories I told, the more I heard. I smiled extra bright when chai-lovers walked over to say that they had never had tea this way. And I wanted more and more people to discover and enjoy good-quality tea. Thus was born Tea Trunk, the name inspired from my father’s vintage trunk and a tribute to where my love of tea began.

Today my trunk holds gourmet tea blends crafted by me. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Take your pick, and experience tea like it should be.

 

 

Company: Tea Trunk
Brand:  Ginger Root Black Tea
Slogan:  Tea trunk
Origin: India
Category: Tea
Packaging:  100 gms loose leaf tea or 15 tea bags
Claims:  Perfect for de-congesting the mind and body
Variants: View product range here
Price:  $6.50 USD
Where to Buy: India, Buy Online
Website:  http://teatrunk.com/

 

 

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Daily Insights: Dabur extends its digestive brand Hajmola

 

Dabur India Ltd has extended its digestive aid brand Hajmola into the ready-to-drink beverage market with the launch of Hajmola Yoodley, a new range of drinks offering the uniqueness of Indian flavors to the consumers. Hajmola Yoodley is available in six different variants - Ajooba Aam Panna, Nimboora Shikanji, Guava No. 1, Jazbaati Jaljeera, Golmaal Golgappa & Kabhi Kala Kabhi Khatta. Over the next six to 12 months, more flavours will be added. The ready-to-drink beverage is be available in a 250ml pack, priced at Rs 30 (approx USD 0.5). A just-like-that mood drink, Yoodley targets the 15-28 year old. Hajmola Yoodley comes in a very colorful and stimulating packaging which is likely to help it create its unique place in the market. Hajmola is an iconic brand for Dabur launched in 1970s and it sells 8000 million tablets a year.

 

Announcing the launch, Dabur India Ltd Marketing Head-Foods Mr. Sanjay Singal said: "Innovation has always been an essential part of our business strategy and our vision. From its birth as a digestive tablet in the 1970s, brand Hajmola was later extended to the candy market. The previous year saw the brand strengthening its presence in the Confectionery space with the launch of Hajmola Chuzkara. Hajmola Yoodley is the latest example of Dabur’s continued focus on innovation to drive strong growth. The product, with its amazing taste & bold communication, would stand out in the ready-to-drink beverage category."

 

Hajmola Yoodley comes with the same unique sweet and sour taste experience of Hajmola. "Hajmola Yoodley will bring alive the hidden spirit of mischief present in everyone, from a toddler to an adult. The flavours are unmistakably Indian and rousing and try to do away with the dullness caused by our mundane lifestyle. The tantalizing flavours aim to make every taste bud come alive and provide relaxation and comfort," Mr. Singal added.

 

A new 360-degree campaign, encompassing print, outdoor and digital, would soon be launched to communicate the new introduction. Dabur will undertake both above-the-line and below-the-line activities to promote the new brand. There would be a host of activities ranging from promotions in colleges and offices to aggressive in-market merchandising.

 

About Dabur India: Dabur India Limited is one of the leading FMCG companies in India. Building on a legacy of quality and experience for over 130 years, Dabur is today India´s most trusted name and the world´s largest Ayurvedic and Natural Health Care Company. Dabur India´s FMCG portfolio includes five flagship brands with distinct brand identities: Dabur as the master brand for natural healthcare products, Vatika for premium personal care, Hajmola for digestives, Réal for fruit-based drinks and Fem for fairness bleaches & skin care.

 

 

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Tea Spotlight: Tea Trunk Marigold Green Tea

 

 

Our tribute to the iconic marigold, a symbol of celebration and festive joy. Imagine a brew carefully braided with three equally enchanting flavors: Marigold, Lemongrass, and goodness of organic green tea. Popular as wedding favors, this would be tea equivalent of walking into the colorful Indian wedding and bonding with long lost friends.

 

 

  • Perfect to improve digestion and compliment your detox regime.
  • Taste notes are refreshing, balmy and floral.
  • Goes well with gulab Jamuns, Baklava, Rice crackers.

 

 

About the company

At one point, I owned over 100 rare and exotic teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, England, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Kenya and so on. I owned this tea treasure but I knew little about these teas. So in 2011, my passion for tea took me to a professional tea school in Sri Lanka, where I studied under the guidance of  Japanese tea master, Nao Kumekawa. During my study, I visited numerous tea gardens, tasted 100 cups of tea a day, and profiled over 2000 varieties of tea.

I left Tea School inspired and brimming with stories about tea, and decided to make it my mission to demystify tea-speak. Many tea tastings and workshops followed. The more stories I told, the more I heard. I smiled extra bright when chai-lovers walked over to say that they had never had tea this way. And I wanted more and more people to discover and enjoy good-quality tea. Thus was born Tea Trunk, the name inspired from my father’s vintage trunk and a tribute to where my love of tea began.

Today my trunk holds gourmet tea blends crafted by me. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Take your pick, and experience tea like it should be.

 

 

Company: Tea Trunk
Brand:  Marigold Green Tea
Slogan:  Tea trunk
Origin: India
Category: Tea
Packaging:  100 gms loose leaf tea or 15 tea bags
Claims:  Organic green tea, improves digestion
Variants: View product range here
Price:  $5.00 USD
Where to Buy: India, Buy Online
Website:  http://teatrunk.com/

 

 

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Tea Spotlight: Tea Trunk Saffron Kahwa Green Tea

 

 

Oldest known recipe of tea, the Kahwa has been a tea for Emperors.

Green tea is infused with saffron strands, cinnamon bark, cloves, ginger, cardamom pods, rose petals and sweet almonds. This luxurious blend is known for it's detoxfying properties and is rich in antioxidants and nutrients. Wear your invisible tiara/ crown, and sip with regal grace.

 

 

  • Perfect for cleansing your palate after a heavy meal.
  • Taste notes are warm, nutty, spicy.
  • Goes well with: Rice pilaf and seekh kebab

 

 

About the company

At one point, I owned over 100 rare and exotic teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, England, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Kenya and so on. I owned this tea treasure but I knew little about these teas. So in 2011, my passion for tea took me to a professional tea school in Sri Lanka, where I studied under the guidance of  Japanese tea master, Nao Kumekawa. During my study, I visited numerous tea gardens, tasted 100 cups of tea a day, and profiled over 2000 varieties of tea.

I left Tea School inspired and brimming with stories about tea, and decided to make it my mission to demystify tea-speak. Many tea tastings and workshops followed. The more stories I told, the more I heard. I smiled extra bright when chai-lovers walked over to say that they had never had tea this way. And I wanted more and more people to discover and enjoy good-quality tea. Thus was born Tea Trunk, the name inspired from my father’s vintage trunk and a tribute to where my love of tea began.

Today my trunk holds gourmet tea blends crafted by me. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Take your pick, and experience tea like it should be.

 

 

Company: Tea Trunk
Brand:  Saffron Kahwa Green Tea
Slogan:  Tea trunk
Origin: India
Category: Tea
Packaging:  100 gms loose leaf tea or 15 tea bags
Claims:  Contains detoxifying properties, rich in antioxidants
Variants: View product range here
Price:  $5.99 USD
Where to Buy: India, Buy Online
Website:  http://teatrunk.com/

 

 

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Daily Insight: Dove Oxygen Moisture haircare range

 

 

Hindustan Unilever has introduced its Oxygen Moisture range in India. This range, made with lightweight oxygen-fused conditioning ingredients, moisturises flat, limp hair while adding up to 95% more volume. The range includes two products: shampoo and conditioner. Both Dove Oxygen Moisture Shampoo and Dove Oxygen Moisture Conditioner come with a transparent, lightweight formula enriched with Oxyfusion Technology. Its oxygen-fused moisturizing ingredients help to gently cleanse and moisturize hair, to give it bounce and a thicker look.

 

About Hindustan Unilever Ltd:
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company with over 35 brands spanning 20 categories such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, skin care, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers. Its portfolio includes leading household brands such as Lux, Lifebuoy, Surf Excel, Rin, Wheel, Fair & Lovely, Pond’s, Vaseline, Lakmé, Dove, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Pepsodent, Closeup, Axe, Brooke Bond, Bru, Knorr, Kissan, Kwality Wall’s and Pureit. HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with presence in more than 100 countries across the globe with annual sales of €48.4 billion in 2014. Unilever has 67.25% shareholding in HUL.

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Daily Insight: Limited edition Absolut India Vodka

 

 

Absolut has introduced its first ever ‘Absolut India Limited Edition. The India Limited Edition features artwork by young creative mind Shaheen Baig from Mumbai. The design captures the spirit of ecstatic chaos and brings alive the vibrant, multifaceted nation that is India. The limited edition bottle features design influenced by the art from the rich cultural heritage of India of the 18th century. This limited edition vodka flavour is inspired from tropical summer fruit mango and master of spice, pepper. It is a smooth and mellow vodka with a well-balanced spiciness making it perfect for refreshing summer drinks. The painted bottle is available in two sizes: 750ml and 1Litre.

 

 

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Designed by India, for India

New Delhi: Absolut, the world’s most iconic vodka announced the launch of its first ever ‘Absolut India Limited Edition’. The India Limited Edition features artwork by young creative mind Shaheen Baig from Mumbai. The design captures the spirit of ecstatic chaos and brings alive the vibrant, multifaceted nation that is India.

New Delhi, June, 2015: Absolut, the world’s most iconic vodka announced the launch of its first ever ‘Absolut India Limited Edition’. The India Limited Edition features artwork by young creative mind Shaheen Baig from Mumbai. The design captures the spirit of ecstatic chaos and brings alive the vibrant, multifaceted nation that is India.

Absolut India edition is now available in Travel retail in DFS Mumbai and DDFS New Delhi.
As a brand known for its creative collaboration and promoting art and creativity, ABSOLUT is thrilled to celebrate India - the country of diverse culture, tradition and colours.

The limited edition bottle features design influenced by the art from the rich cultural heritage of India of the 18th century

The flavour for ABSOLUT India is inspired from tropical summer fruit – Mango and master of spice – Pepper. It’s smooth and mellow with a well-balanced spiciness making it a perfect vodka for refreshing summer drinks

ABSOLUT India is a tribute to a multicultural and rich artistic heritage of India and to its people. The winning design was crowd sourced from India. With this launch ABSOLUT has continued its trendsetting tradition of artistic collaboration says Sumeet Lamba, Executive Director – Business Development at Pernod Ricard India

Mr Kartik Mohindra, Business Head – International Brands at Pernod Ricard India said, “ABSOLUT has built a strong association with art and creativity in a very short time in India with it’s collaborations with leading artists like Anish Kapoor, Subodh Gupta, Vikram Seth and Bharti Kher. Launch of ABSOLUT India is our way of celebrating all that this multi-faceted country has to offer – be it culture, heritage, people, history, colours, etc.”

Sharing her thoughts behind the design, Ms Shaheen Baig said, “I am delighted to be a part of the rich creative heritage of an iconic brand. India is a beautiful colourful cocktail – a mix of interesting ingredients. This is what I endeavoured to showcase through my design with all things Indian; rich heritage, diversity, liveliness, warmth and colour.”

The Absolut Limited Editions have predominantly been designed by renowned artists, but with the India edition, Absolut decided to reach out to the local talent and creative minds in India to design the ‘Absolut India Limited Edition’ and become a part of history. The brand received some extra ordinary designs from various artists and creative minds across the country. The design entries were judged by prominent creative personalities from different fields in India. The final selection was made on basis of parameters such as; idea capturing essence of India, style, creativity, boldness and popularity of design through online voting.

About Absolut:

ABSOLUT Vodka is the world’s most iconic vodka. For over 30 years, Absolut Vodka has collaborated with the creative world and the collection today comprises more than 800 works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente, Louise Bourgeois, Rosemarie Trockel, Angus Fairhurst, Jan Saudek, Béatrice Cussol & Anish Kapoor.

 

 

 

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