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Retort packaging and processing in Ready to Eat (RTE food)

When picking up a RTE food packet have you ever wondered about the packaging it comes in? Or the vital  role  it plays in the preservation and quality assurance of the food inside? With the upsurge of convenient food culture in India, it was a challenge for manufacturers in that sector to device good packaging methods which conserved the freshness

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Food Safety|0 Comments

WHAT IS FREEZE DRIED FOOD?

When choosing a RTE food, the criteria that a consumer considers besides convenience, is that the meal should, be palatable, have a reasonable likeness to freshly cooked food and should be safe to eat. Fitting the bill are ready meals, prepared by “freeze-drying” process, which are comparatively much better in terms of taste, freshness and ease of preparation before consumption.

By | December 28th, 2016|Categories: General|0 Comments

CHEMICAL FOOD ADDITIVES IN PACKAGED READY TO EAT FOODS

The demand for Ready to eat (RTE) foods among the Indian population is on the increase. Though this category of food is undeniably convenient, one cannot ignore the fact that most manufacturers use food additives like chemical preservatives, flavouring agents, artificial food colours and antioxidation agents which can be harmful to health. Furthermore, there is a wanting in the consumer

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Food Safety|0 Comments

How to save money on food while travelling abroad or to not spend a single penny!!!

Food costs can take a big bite out of any traveler's budget specially while traveling to Europe or Other western countries. How can you save money but still eatwell? Read our tips for saving money on food while traveling. Plan Ahead : Book hotels with a Complimentary Breakfast Be Flexible : A lot of restraunts offer late afternoon or happy hour menus. Eating during ‘off’

By | December 17th, 2016|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

PACKAGED READY TO EAT(RTE) FOOD-SAFE OR UNSAFE???

One tiring day, you are in no mood to cook but have a ravenous family waiting for a good meal. Your eyes settle on the RTE food packets lined up on the shelves in the food section of the departmental store. You reach to grab a couple of those but then stop as you are not sure if it is

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Food Safety|0 Comments