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As various state governments issue notifications, the FMCG firms are in discussions with them to ensure that manufacture and distribution of essential products are streamlined
Nestle, whose 6 percent revenues come from exports, is now looking to tap more overseas markets by targeting countries with higher Indian diaspora such as SAARC and South East Asia.
According to Nestle, CFTRI "analysis results showed that samples (of Maggi Noodles) were compliant for lead and other relevant parameters".
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Questioning the lab findings, Nestle India said it has not received the order yet and would file an appeal urgently once it receive the order.
Currently, Maggi noodles commands a market share of 60 percent, having regained most of its lost share during the ban days
With the pan-India launch of the new Maggi variants and the new range 'Hot Heads', Nestle India expects to see more growth
In June 2015, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) banned Maggi noodles in India following a Bombay High Court order, saying it was "unsafe and hazardous" for consumption after finding lead content beyond the permissible limit.
Looking to claw back its market share in instant noodles segment, Nestle India has relaunched vegetable atta noodles and oats variants of Maggi.
FMCG major Nestle on Monday said its popular Maggi has cleared tests conducted by Central Food Technological Research Institute under SC directive
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said that Patanjali's atta noodles is on course to overtake Maggi as the top noodles brand in the country in the next few years
FMCG major supplied approximately 25-30 MT of noodles, about 8 MT Munch and Sunrise Biscuits 800 Kgs
Maggi has been relaunched in 100 towns through 300-odd distributors and will be rolled out in many more areas in the coming days
Nestlé India on Wednesday said Maggi noodles has cleared the tests ordered by the Bombay High Court at three accredited laboratories and that the effort will now be on to re-launch the popular snack within this month
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is still firm on its ground about the ban on Maggi questioning Nestle's disposal of stock.
Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Thursday justified the ban on Maggi noodles before the Bombay High Court, saying that the popular instant snack contained lead beyond permissible limit.
Gujarat government on Wednesday announced a ban on another two instant food products after test results indicated presence of lead and MSG in some of the samples tested by the state Food and Drugs Control Administration (FDCA).
The Bombay High Court declined to grant relief to Nestle India by rejecting its plea for stay on orders of food regulators banning nine variants of Maggi noodles from the Indian market as they were harmful to public health.