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n.1.A famous diamond, surrendered to the British crown on the annexation of the Punjab. According to Hindu legends, it was found in a Golconda mine, and has been the property of various Hindu and Persian rulers.
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If they were permanently congealed, and small enough to be clutched, they would, perchance, be carried off by slaves, like precious stones, to adorn the heads of emperors; but being liquid, and ample, and secured to us and our successors forever, we disregard them, and run after the diamond of Kohinoor.
McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC), a global leader in flavor, today announced that it has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with Kohinoor Foods Ltd (KFL) to market and sell its basmati rice and food products in India.
Kohinoor Foods Ltd manufactures and distributes naturally flavored rice as well as other convenience food products in India through a 350,000 retailer network.
McCormick has agreed to form a joint venture with KFL to be named Kohinoor Speciality Foods India Private Limited.