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A Bengaluru café is serving green chilli tea

Chaiffee café, in JP Nagar, Bengaluru, serves chai with green chilli being its key ingredient. It is a perfect blend of spicy, sweet and hot.

The most expensive biryani in the world costs Dh 1000

Royal Gold Biryani is available at Bombay Borough, a luxury dining space in Dubai International Financial Centre. The platter includes Malai chicken, Rajputana Murgh Sula, and Chicken Meatballs, among other items. The entire plate is garnished with a generous amount of 23-carat edible gold leaves.

New wheat and barley genomes will enable feeding the world

Wheat and barley production needs to increase dramatically to meet future food demands. The genome assemblies will drive functional gene discovery and equip researchers and breeders with the tools required to bring the next generation of modern wheat and barley cultivars to help meet future food demands.

FSSAI extends deadline for trans fat reduction in edible oils

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has extended the deadline for the enforcement which limits the amount of trans fatty acids in oils and fats to 3% to the current permissible limit of 5% from January 2021 to April this year.

Domino’s, KFC, McDonald’s plan to open multiple new outlets this year

Quick service restaurants are expanding after the Covid-19 induced lull. Domino’s, KFC, McDonald’s, Burger King and Pizza Hut among others are planning to launch scores of outlets this year.

Companies selling soy and almond milk has started replacing ‘milk’ with ‘beverage’

To comply with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s proposed regulation, the term ‘milk’ will only be used if the product is derived from cows or buffaloes. So Good Brand said it has started rolling out new packaging after replacing ‘milk’ with ‘beverage.’

PepsiCo partners with Beyond Meat to produce plant-based snacks and drinks

PepsiCo and Beyond Meat created a joint venture called The PLANeT Partnership that will develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein, the companies said in a statement.

Fried food intake can heighten heart disease and stroke risk

The analysis showed that compared with the lowest category of weekly fried food consumption, the highest was associated with a 28% heightened risk of major cardiovascular events; a 22% heightened risk of coronary heart disease; and a 37% heightened risk of heart failure.