Amazon Retail India, instead of Cloudtail, to sell on Pantry Amazon Retail India, Amazon's food retail subsidiary, will remain the main seller of food and grocery products on Amazon Pantry, reports the Economic Times. This development comes after the government clarified that food retail companies with FDI can continue to sell via e-commerce, and remain outside the ambit of the new regulations. According to the report, a DIPP notification dated January 3 states that "There is no change in the FDI policy on food product retail trading, which permits 100% FDI under approval route, including through e-commerce, in respect of food products manufactured and/or produced in India." Amazon was earlier selling Pantry products via Cloudtail, the JV between Amazon and Catamaran Ventures. Pantry had suspended operations after the new regulation kicked in, but resumed operations within a week. Amazon is now…
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