Imported Fruits Flood Indian Markets
Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) market in Navi Mumbai is doing brisk business in imported fruit. Due to international pressures the supply of fruit like Dragon fruit, and Rambutan were diverted to Indian markets at low prices. Since Indian consumer tastes have changed the imported fruit market is doing brisk business.
The United States, Thailand and the European Union (EU) are the leading exporters. Among other fruit, American apples are the highest-selling fruit. The current market for apples is pretty balanced since the demand for apples is high. Other fruit that is high on the consumer’s list are grapes, pears and plums. The import of fruit from the US and EU has seen an increase and if the supply of fruit gets pushed further the prices could fluctuate.
Anant Fresh Pvt. Ltd Set to Expand Across Haryana Cities
Anant Fresh Pvt. Ltd is a Haryana based retail firm that supplies goods to retail stores and online consumers daily. Presently they provide shopping solutions to common people as well as to 200 shop keepers through their physical stores, through telephone or online to areas only in Sonipat.
Anant Fresh Pvt. Ltd is likely to invest Rs100 crores, over the next 3 years, to expand their e-commerce food business as well as retail food stores in cities across Haryana. They are keen on bringing to the shopper an international experience by providing high quality and branded products that are not easily available.
Their initial plan is to first open 10 more retail stores in Haryana. Supplying fresh vegetables is also listed on their expansion plans. Through their retail and e-commerce stores they aim to provide shopping and home delivery services to the entire state which includes rural areas.
Reliance Retail Launches Online Grocery Shopping
With the success of many online grocery stores like Big Basket, AaramShop, LocalBaniya and MyGrahak Reliance Retail has also taken a plunge and joined the grocery e-commerce bandwagon.
Reliance Fresh now takes orders from consumers for fresh fruits and vegetables, groceries, dairy, confectionary, packaged foods and personal care items on www.reliancefreshdirect.com. Orders are home delivered through closest Reliance Fresh outlets. Presently this shopping experience is available to only a few select areas of Mumbai including Navi Mumbai, South Mumbai and Thane.
McCain Veggie Fingers Unveiled
McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd. has added another high quality ready to eat food product to their basket. Veggie Fingers stuffed with corn, peas and carrots in a crunchy coating will delight vegetarian consumers. They are available in 1kg, packs presently.
Veggie Fingers will join McCain Veggie Nuggets and Veggie Burger Patty as part of the vegetarian fare. Veggie Fingers holds out the temptation of being a healthy food as they can be baked. Frying is not the only way to eat them. They can also be turned into mini-meals like veggie finger hotdog or kathi roll.
As a subsidiary of McCain Foods Canada, McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd. has on offer a plethora of foods. Indian food service establishments can innovate to provide some delightful menu options for the 100% vegetarian palette.