Food Innovations Technologies Startups

DIY Meal Kits: Now enjoy restaurant like food at home!!!

A Meal Kit can be defined as a subscription based foodservice business model where a company delivers proportioned and sometimes partially prepared food ingredients and recipes to the customers so that they can prepare lip-smacking restaurant like recipes at home.

Combating Hidden Hunger by Food Fortification!!

Food Fortification refers to the practice of deliberately increasing the content of essential micro nutrients, so as to improve the nutritional quality of the food supply and to provide a public health benefit with minimal risk to health. It's an attractive public health strategy and has the advantage of reaching wider at-risk population groups through existing food delivery systems, without requiring major changes in existing consumption patterns.

The Bittersweet Story of Vanilla!!

“Vanilla" is the world’s most popular flavor. But did you know that hardly 1% of vanilla flavoring comes from the actual vanilla bean?? The incredibly labor-intensive way in which vanilla must be cultivated makes vanilla the second most expensive spice in the world, after saffron!! Sky-high prices of vanilla are the most important reason why commercial users are switching to cheaper alternatives, Vanillin & Ethyl Vanillin!!

Strawfit: Milk Flavoring Straws by Bourgeon Foods

Strawfit is 100% recyclable, BPA free, food grade milk flavoring straw developed by Indore based start-up Bourgeon Foods. These straws are filled with tiny balls of nutrients and flavor, which when sipped through, turns boring milk into exciting and nourishing drink. Uniqueness of the Strawfit lies in the straw design that confers the convenience of having exact dose of nutrients per serving without any hassle of pre-weighing & mixing.

Unilever and Algenuity joined forces to explore Microalgae Protein as a Future Food

Global FMCG firm, Unilever and biotech start-up Algenuity have announced a partnership that will enable Unilever’s Food and Refreshment R&D team to leverage the biotech start-up’s unique algae processing technology and ingredients to develop innovative future foods under plant based portfolio.