Food Processing Sector in India

Food processing sector is a vital link between agriculture and industry. It helps with commercialization of farming with measures like contract farming, where it provides a regular income for farmers. It also provides employment in a large scale and enhances the reach of farmer produce with increase in storage life and value additions.

The Indian food processing industry is one of the largest in the world in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. It has moved up the value chain from simple packaging, pickling to innovative ready-to-eat products and beverages. Govt initiatives in food parks, cold storage infrastructure is also yielding results.

There is a huge demand for convenience foods with changing lifestyle and urbanization.
India has a strong agricultural production base – as it produces annually 90 million tonnes of milk (highest in the world); 150 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables (second largest); 485 million livestock (largest); 204 million tonnes of food grains (third largest); 6.3 million tonnes of fish (third largest); 489 million poultry and 45,200 million eggs. However, around 30 % of food produced is wasted which augurs untapped potential in food processing.

News

Nestle to set up noodles plant in Sanand

Nestle India is planning to set up a food processing plant to produce noodles at Sanand in Gujarat. The project ...
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ITC Ltd setting up food processing plant in Manoharabad

ITC Ltd is setting up a food processing plant in Manoharabad in Medak district of Telangana. The project cost is ...
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Pepsico plans greenfield snacks manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh

Pepsico is planning to set up a snacks manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh. It plans to invest over ₹ 5,000 ...
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Specialized SRK Foods plans food park in Thatiguntapalli

Specialized SRK Foods Pvt Ltd is setting up an integrated food park at Thatiguntapalli village in Valmikipuram Mandal in Chittoor ...
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Cremica Food Industries set to commission manufacturing facility in Una

Cremica Food Industries Ltd is set to commission its manufacturing facility in Una in Himachal Pradesh. The company had invested ...
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Nestle to cut salt in Maggi by 10%

Nestle plans to cut salt content in its instant noodles Maggi by a further 10% over a period of one ...
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List of All Food Processing Companies in India

 

Aachi Masala Foods Pvt Ltd

Company Name: Aachi Masala Foods Pvt Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Plot No.1926, 34th Street, Ishwarya Colony I ...
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Aakriti Food Pvt Ltd

Company Name: Aakriti Food Pvt Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office WZ-182, Sri Nagar, Shakur Basti City: New Delhi ...
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Accelerated Freeze Drying Co Ltd

Company Name: Accelerated Freeze Drying Co Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office AMALGAM House, Bristow Road, Willingdon Island, City: ...
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ADF Foods Ltd

Company Name: ADF Foods Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Sadhana House, Unit No. 2/B, 2nd floor, 570, P.B ...
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Agro Dutch Industries Ltd

Company Name: Agro Dutch Industries Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office S.C.O. 30, 2nd Floor, Sector 33- D, City: ...
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Ambica Food Products

Company Name: Ambica Food Products OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Bansal House, Opp Water Tank, Near Shriram Palace Darji ...
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Amitex Agro Products Pvt Ltd

Company Name: Amitex Agro Products Pvt Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office 815, Shekhar Central, Plot No. 4 /5 ...
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Amrapali Biotech India Pvt Ltd

Company Name: Amrapali Biotech India Pvt Ltd OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office No. 1/3, 1st Floor, Commercial Complex, Amrapali ...
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Andhra Pradesh Foods

Company Name: Andhra Pradesh Foods OldName: Group : Government of Andhra Pradesh Enterprise Address: Corp Office IDA, Nacharam City: Hyderabad ...
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Annapurna Food And Beverages

Company Name: Annapurna Food And Beverages OldName: Group : Address: Corp Office Bara Bazar, Pandu, Maligaon City: Guwahati 781012 Assam ...
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