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5 toothsome food products that batted the ban

By Sreyashi Mazumdar

The two minutes noodle was about to run into an apocalyptic end when Bombay high court’s decision entered into the scene as a lifeguard and breathed life into the country’s most coveted noodle brand. After a stretch of two months, Maggi will be back to the pavilion gaming for sixes and fours in the Indian food industry. The banishment of the scrumptious noodle was owing to the presence of MSG and Lead beyond permissible limits. However, its recuperation from a vegetative state has given way to revelry owing to its popularity among the noodle lovers.


Dil Maange More + Thanda matlab Coca-Cola coke-or-pepsi

The aforementioned lyrical monologue immediately paints a picture of a 600ml bottle of Pepsi and coke respectively. Both the brands got into the soup owing to an alleged anomaly in their content. According to a  CSE report, the aerated drinks were found to contain unacceptable amounts of pesticide that exceeded the proposed Indian safety standards. Despite going through a tumultuous phase for a considerable period of  time, both the brands ended up reconciling their market  standards.

Cadbury Dairy milk

From a toddler to an old fogey, each and everyone- once in a while- must have craved for an extra bite of that Cadbury_Dairy_Milk

delectable cadbury bar which leaves one gawking at its purple wrapper. The brand got lambasted few years ago owing to the  presence of worms in the chocolate bar. However, the company jumped to its rescue with loaded PR campaigns. Two weeks after the brand got criticised owing to the anomaly, advertisements started thronging television screens with Bollywood’s Big B reiterating how Cadbury dairy milk is the most trusted brand, flaunting the golden metallic foil that would shied the coveted piece of chocolate from worms.

Kentucky fried chicken (KFC)

KFC-ChickenWhile licking our fingers after a steamy platter of fried chicken the only tune that comes to one’s mind is the famous KFC  jingle- It’s finger licking good. In the year 2012, the international brand got into controversies, as worms were detected in the chicken nuggets in one of the outlets in Kerela. The company braced itself up and immediately trailed on the alleged discrepancy. Though there was a temporary upheaval  over the issue, KFC lovers didn’t stop nibbling on the same.

                                                                                                                              Despite the permeating contentions over the aforementioned sought after brands, people, at the end of the day, prefer a platter of toothsome food, debunking the tenets of precautionary measures. Be it Maggie or KFC, at the end of the day taste buds triumph over functional glitches.

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Fast Food Outlets Get Most Orders From Swiggy

Fast food outlets corner bulk of orders on Swiggy

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Burgers are one of the most ordered dishes on Swiggy Food delivering app. Pexel

Although biryani is the most popular dish in India, Indians are far from cutting down on fast foods, suggest new data from online food delivery platform Swiggy, which is completing five years this week.

Higher intake of fast food is often linked to rise in obesity.

Subway, Domino’s Pizza, McDonald’s and Burger King clocked the highest number of orders in five years, said Swiggy, which has entered over 290 cities since launch in 2014.

Swiggy revealed the biryani order rate stood at 43 per minute, followed by dosa and burgers in the list of most ordered dishes on Swiggy. Among desserts, gulab jamun topped the order chart with rasmali at a distant second.

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Fast food is most popular among Swiggy customers. IANS

The data also revealed a surprise and showed coffee, not tea, was the go-to drink for most Swiggy clients.

The demand for vegetarian foods is also on the rise with most cities having close to double vegetarian orders over non-vegetarian items, according to the data with “pure veg” being the most popular filter on the app.

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Swiggy claimed to have over 2 lakh delivery partners with women executives alone delivering over 2.5 lakh orders in the past five years.

A Bengaluru man, who placed 17,962 orders with Swiggy, has emerged as the platform’s most loyal customer. (IANS)