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Clinton pitches for FDI in multibrand retail (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Making a strong pitch for further opening up of the Indian economy, especially with regard to foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail, US Secretary ... Read more...

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US snack food firm chops ‘racist’ Indian ad


May 4th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US snack food maker Popchips has pulled out a new ad campaign featuring Ashton Kutcher, who sports brown makeup and plays a Bollywood producer named ... Read more...

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Popcorn richer in antioxidants than many fruits


March 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, a popular snack like popcorn has plenty of eye popping goodness too -- it has nearly twice as much of antiodixants as many fruits and ... Read more...

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Dr Oz Convinces Paula Dean to Stop Smoking, Cook Healthier


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Southern cooking sensation Paula Dean was a guest star on today's episode of 'The Dr Oz Show'. Dr Oz had issued the Southern Belle form Georgia a ... Read more...

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FMCG business to be profitable in six years: ITC


July 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited aims to turn its non-tobacco fast moving consumer goods business profitable by 2017 as it eyes the country's number one position in ... Read more...

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Some video games seem to keep kids fit


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Interactive gaming can be a step in the right direction for overweight children, says a broad-based survey.The two-year study, conducted by The University of Auckland, is ... Read more...

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Atsushi Yamagami and Norihide Ushirozako arrested in turtle smuggling case


January 11th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US authorities have arrested two Japanese men who tried to smuggle more than 50 turtles and tortoises to the United States from Japan.The two men ... Read more...

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Krispy Kreme Burger: The Making of a “Killer” Snack


August 19th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a country where obesity reigns, and citizens with trembling bellies, thundering thighs, and arteries which look similar to a New York City traffic jam ... Read more...

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American Male On The American No-fly List Stranded In Egypt


June 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yahya Wehelie is an American male from Virginia. Yahya, a Muslim, has been stranded in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, for six weeks. This is ... Read more...

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Do organic labels on snacks tempt you to overeat?


April 30th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Organic labels on snacks appear to make people think that they have a lot less calories than they actually do, a study suggests. The study showed that people, who ... Read more...

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Organic labels on snacks lead to overeating


April 29th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new study has concluded that organic labels really do make people think their snack has a lot fewer calories than it really does, which ultimately leads to ... Read more...

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Warrants Issued Again Against Randy Quaid And His Wife


April 15th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American actor and comedian, Randy Quaid, and his wife, are desired by the establishment again. The couple was detained in Texas in September last ... Read more...

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McDonald’s Makeover To Be Worth Billions Of Dollars


April 15th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The junk food or snack food franchise, McDonald’s, is preparing to use up as much as $5 billion to modernize thousands of its restaurants ... Read more...

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Ruby’s And Sonic Reinstate Carhops On Roller Skates


April 13th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Carhops, especially the skating ones, are enacting a mini-comeback in the ultra cutthroat globe of snack food dining.As summer looms, two chains, Sonic Drive-In and ... Read more...

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Himalya International launches ‘Himalaya Fresh’


February 18th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Feb 18 (ANI): India's first Frozen Food Company Himachal Pradesh based Himalya International, which exports its products to USA has launched real fruit blended yogurts in the Metro cities under the ... Read more...

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Today is National Popcorn Day


January 19th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today – 19th January is the National Popcorn Day. This is quite ironical, because the National Popcorn Month is in October. According to tradition, it is ... Read more...

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Proliferating snack bars drive raging obesity epidemic


December 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Easy availability of candy, salty snacks and sweetened beverages at retail stores not specialising in foodstuffs, is driving a raging obesity epidemic. Researchers found that snack food was ... Read more...

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Scotch eggs named UK’s Best Bar Snack


November 11th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): The humble Scotch egg is the most loved snack served in British bars, says a poll.The eggs knocked off triple-cooked chips and sausage rolls to the second and ... Read more...

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Ex- Miss USAs adult buffet treat!


March 1st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): A hungry Kelli McCarty was in for an adult buffet when she drew the cloth off a table she thought contained food, only to find it ... Read more...

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Value and morality, not money, is new Davos concern


January 30th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 29 (DPA) With the headlines screaming the gloom that economic growth this year will be the worst since World War II, several leading politicians and business people discussed the future ... Read more...

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Watching too much TV can make you pack on the pounds


August 1st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): While watching television is a good time pass, it can play havoc on your waistline, say a group of researchers, who claim that food advertisements have a ... Read more...

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ITC to invest Rs.3 billion in food processing unit


April 15th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) India's leading tobacco company, ITC Ltd, will invest Rs.3 billion ($75 million) to set up an integrated food processing unit in West Bengal, a company spokesperson said here ... Read more...

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Fried lotus stem snack popular among Kashmiri youth


April 12th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
By Parvez Srinagar, Apr 12 (ANI): Traditional fried lotus stem snack locally called 'Nader Monje' is popular among Kashmiri youth despite being very oily. "It is prepared in Kashmir only. My great ... Read more...

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