‘Food and Beverage Service’ CIA – 1 ‘ Emerging Trendsin Food and Beverage Industry ’ - Prateek Wadhwani
Food products that are produced usingmethods that do not involve modernsynthetic inputs suchas pesticides and chemical fertilizers do notcontain genetically modified organisms,and are not processed using irradiation,industrial solvents, or food additives… Great food starts with fresh ingredients.The diversity and demand for cuisine inIndia means the ingredients have to beharvested overnight, purchased from the
Advantages of Organic Food :• Nutrition - rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes which will help your bodyfight off infections more effectively.• Toxin-Free - Since It is pesticide-free, it lowers the risk of cancer and certainbirth defects.• Taste - Organic products tend to taste better than non-organic ones. Forexample, a study by Washington State University in 2001 claimed that organicapples were sweeter and had firmer texture, compared to those of conventionalfarming.• Environment - Organic farming is better for the environment since it doesnot use toxic chemicals that will run off to pollute soil and water. Also, itpromotes a use of the land that will maintain richness in the soil for the nextgenerations.
Organic Beverages Gone are the days of mixed beverages and cocktails being passé.The classics are back!!! Martinis, Cosmopolitans and Mai Tai’s are some of the beverages of choice.The latest twist to the trend is not to use standard pouring brands to mix thesecocktails but instead signature spirits to mix your own personalised favourite.Varun at Bar Zen at the Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon, makes the bestGrey Goose Martini you have ever tasted.Varun is not a barman, he is a ‘Mixologist’. The flavour infusion of spirits is popular. Tea in vodkas, chili infused whiterums being produced and presented over the bar are really adding a dynamicchange to something that has been around a long time.
One of the best ‘Organic Restaurants’ in India is Lumiere… (2 Outlets, each in Bangaluru & Cochin)
Breads: Organic Breads prepared with Whole Wheat, Soya, Ragi and Multi grain …Cakes: Fruit cake, Carrot cakeThey use organic whole wheat, dry fruits and vegetables for all the cakes.They also offer a range of healthy short eats like Tarts, Muffins, and Cookies.
Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health ofsoils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes,biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use ofinputs with adverse effects.
Specialize in seafood, organic free range poultry andorganic vegetables.Do not use artificial colors, food additives, artificialessence, Trans fat and taste makers!Rice & WheatWe procure boiled as well as raw rice from organic farms of Palghat and Tamilnadu. Have a normal meal and feel the difference.We get Basmati rice from Himachal Pradesh for our Biriyanis and Fried rices. We use organic whole wheat atta for our Phulkas,Rotis and Breads.Dairy ProductsThe milk we use is directly from Our own cattle farms. Because of the freshness and quality we are able to deliver high qualitydairy products such as Curd, Ghee, Butter and PaneerOther IngredientsOther ingredients like Spices, Pulses and Legumes are all sourced from certified Organic farms. All these are also available forpurchase at our Eco-shop in the same premises.
Our food range includes organically grown grains, pulses, honey, spices, nuts and food products like jams and squashes sourced from different parts of the country. From our own farm and other Organic farms, we bring chemical and pesticide free vegetables and fruits to our shop… Lumiere also has a thoughtful collection of handicrafts and organic food products, made out of naturalmaterials which can add value to your everyday life. Our handicraft range includes terracotta products and handmade bamboo products offering an aesthetic alternative to plastic items…