Food & Drink

Coca-Cola to buy Costa Coffee from Whitbread: What it means for Caffeine industry

September 1, 2018

To take on Starbucks, Nestlé and JAB Holding, Coca-Cola is all set to buy the Costa coffee chain from UK leisure group owner Whitbread in a deal worth £3.9 billion. With this transaction, Coca-Cola will overnight into the UK’s biggest coffee shop player and give it a foothold in what is one of the world’s […]

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Nestle, Starbucks close global licensing deal: Here what it means

August 29, 2018

Nestlé has closed the deal granting it access to perpetual global rights to market Starbucks good and products around the globe. As per the association, the two companies will work closely together on the existing Starbucks range of roast and ground coffee, whole beans, instant and portioned coffee. According to a company release, Nestlé will […]

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#ThrowbackThursday: These not-so-popular celebrities turned restaurateurs!

August 2, 2018

With new faces and talent joining the Bollywood industry every day, a career in films is not always very long. Not only celebrities managed to entertain us on-screen, some also have delivered lip-smacking delicacies also! Recently, popular actress Jacqueline Fernandez opened her restaurant ‘Pali Thai’ in Mumbai’s Bandra. Venturing into businesses other than acting is […]

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HBO, Diageo unveil ‘Game of Thrones’ single malt scotch whisky collection

July 30, 2018

To all Lannister, Targaryen and Stark fans out there! HBO has partnered with Diageo to release eight special single malt whiskeys each representing a House from the fictional land of Westeros. The Game of Thrones whisky collection will include eight editions from various distilleries owned by Diageo. Seven of these will represent the ‘Great Houses […]

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The first FunkO’s cereal with Mega Man pop-figure is out!

July 9, 2018

Funko has forayed into the food and beverage sector with the introduction of a new collection of breakfast cereals, according to a report in the License Global. The company launched the cereal line featuring characters from its Pop Vinyl figure line such as Mega Man, Cuphead, Gollum, Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger. “Funko, purveyors of […]

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Sweet mashup: Dunkin’ Donuts is taking ‘donut fries’ nationwide!

July 6, 2018

After a successful test run in the Greater Boston area earlier this year, Dunkin’ Donuts has announced they are bringing donut fries to locations nationwide. Starting July 2, donut fries will be available everywhere for the special price of USD 2 per order. Dunkin’ Donuts describes their sugar-covered riff on the traditionally potato-based starch as […]

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Colonel Sanders landed in India, and everything looks finger lickin’ good!

July 4, 2018

After fiery chicken wings, What’s the other thing that obviously comes to mind whenever we hear the word “KFC”? Of course! The face of Colonel Sanders. And how would you feel if we say that Colonel Sanders gets an Indian identity? Yes, you read that right! Popular Theatre actor Denzil Smith has been roped in […]

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Lot18.com, Endemol Shine North America launch ‘Masterchef’ wine collection

June 28, 2018

Endemol Shine North America, the producers behind America’s most-watched cooking competition series, Masterchef, have teamed up with winemaker Lot18.com to launch a collection of wine throughout the country. The “MasterChef” wine collection includes a 2017 California Pinot Grigio, a 2017 Monterey County Syrah Rosé and a 2016 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as food […]

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Vintage Wine Estates to unveil new ‘Game of Thrones’ wine

June 14, 2018

A big shoutout to all the Lannisters, Starks and Targaryen fans! HBO Licensing and Retail and Vintage Wine Estates is expanding its Thrones-branded wines to include pinot noir. The new “Game of Thrones” pinot noir is crafted by Vintage Wine Estates and winemaker Bob Cabral, who sourced the ingredients from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The first […]

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FIFA World Cup 2018: These Indian restaurants curate special menu to attract football fans

June 14, 2018

As the month-long global FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off today in Russia, Indian restaurants are curating their menus to attract football fanatics. Kolkata’s all day casual diners’ chain Chai Break has listed down World Cup special menu for the football fanatics. According to the restaurant, prices for two people, inclusive of tax is Rs […]

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