Havells India has introduced a range of rice cookers named ‘Max Cook’. There are three different variants which feature a 24-hour “keep warm” function. It claims a “3D heating feature” that makes it more efficient while cooking food uniformly and a nutritional ‘micro-pressure valve control technology’ that prevents overflowing. They come with a measuring cup and a spatula. The price range starts from Rs 2,895.

Fruity bite

Perfetti Van Melle India has launched Alpenliebe Juzt Jelly. This new product comes in the shape of a strawberry and is a sweet, succulent and plump fruit chew, made with real strawberry pulp. Priced at Re 1, the brand is currently available only in South market.

For the teens

Johnson & Johnson’s Clean & Clear has launched its ‘Clear Fairness’ face wash and cream specially designed for teenagers. The cream has a cherry extract formula and claims to control excess oil so that fairness lasts longer. A 20 gm pack of fairness cream is priced Rs 65, and a 40 gm pack Rs 120. Face wash is priced Rs 55 and Rs 99 for 40 gm and 80 gm.

Stay cool

Daikin India has launched an Inverter AC range which boasts the Reluctance DC Inverter Power Control technology featuring the DC compressor motor. Prices start at Rs 30,800. The ACs provides consumer benefits such as comfortable cooling, quiet operation as low as 22dB and longer piping length for flexible installation.

Shake it up

Dharampal Satyapal (DS) Group has launched Yomil, a ‘one-minute shake’, a milk-based powdered beverage which can be used to make a shake by adding water. No milk or sugar needs to be added. It is currently available in four flavours - Choco Milky, Milky Mango, Milky Rose and Milky Kesar Badam. Each sachet of Rose and Mango flavour is priced at Rs 6 for one serving and at Rs 12 for two servings, while the Chocolate and Kesar Badam favours are priced at Rs 7 for one serving and Rs 14 for two servings.

(This article was published on August 31, 2012)
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