Eco-friendly hotel, mattresses, karela pickle and more…

Wellbeing products launched in May 2012

Hotel MeluhaMeluha The Fern is now an ‘ECOTEL’

Meluha The Fern, a hotel in Mumbai managed by Concept Hospitality, has recently been certified as an ‘ECOTEL’. This is a prestigious acknowledgment of a hotel’s environment commitments. Instituted in 1994 by HVS, the certification is based on the highest standards of operational efficiency and is awarded only after stringent auditing.

With the certification, the hotel can now add the ‘ECOTEL’ tag to its name, giving it instant recognition for its work. The hotel also becomes the 9th hotel in India to join an elite global collection of ‘eco’ hotels. Located at Hiranandani Gardens Powai, Mumbai, the hotel has 141 rooms and suites, each designed to give guests the feeling of space, comfort and luxury. All the amenities in the rooms are eco-friendly where plastic and other non-biodegradable products have been avoided as part of the eco-initiatives.

Parachute Summer Body lotionSummer body lotion by Parachute

The new Parachute Advansed Body Lotion—Summer Fresh is a coconut milk-based body lotion with cool and tingling mint extracts. The mint extracts are intended to provide instant cooling to the skin while the coconut milk is for infusing light moisture to soften skin and keep it supple. It also comes with double sunscreens to provide double protection against the sun rays with its UVA and B base protection. The fragrance is designed to last and give a refreshing feel.

Price: 20ml for INR 5 [introductory offer], 100ml for INR 65 and 250ml for INR 125

Mattresses by NilkamalNilkamal Mattresses

Nilkamal Ltd has recently launched Flora – 4” spring mattresses under the Mattrezzz brand. The mattresses are light-weight and specially-designed to fit on imported beds. All mattresses in the range, sport floral motifs and are aesthetically-appealing. Flora is the first mattress from an Indian brand in the 4” mattress category.

Price: INR 5500 onwards

Mother’s day collection by TissotTissot Watches

The new Tissot T-Wave collection is a calming creation that comes in a round dial. Other features of the watch include quartz movement, domed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, water-resistant up to a pressure of 3 bar [30m/100ft] and a leather strap with butterfly clasp. It is designed to flow around a woman’s wrist, following the natural course as it swirls by the edge of the bracelet. The many details and lines such as petal-like indices are designed to capture the spirit of femininity while the mother-of-pearl dial adds natural beauty to the piece. This watch is positioned as a perfect gift for a mother.

Price: INR 14,300

Karela pickle by Nilon’s Bitter gourd pickle

Nilon’s has introduced karela pickle [bitter gourd pickle], which is suitable for people with diabetes. It claims that the unique taste and proven health properties ensures that it can be tried by people who are health-conscious and do not want to compromise on the taste.

Price: INR 75 for 400g

Britannia 50-50 SnackuitsBritannia launches 50-50 Snackuits

Britannia launches snackuits as a guilt-free snacking option. The snacks are baked, have less cholesterol, MSG, trans fat and oil.

The snackuits come in three flavours: Swiss cheese, Chinese cuisine and Italian pizzas and in two sizes: 30g and 50g.

Price: INR 10 for 30g and INR 20 for 50g


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