Tripura Government has setup a food park in Sikaria Mega Food Park Tulakona near Agartala in the state. The food park which will spread across 50 acres will entail an investment of ₹ 850 million. It will provide infrastructural facilities for food processing and allied industries along with the value chain from the farm market and centralized processing centres.
It will also house dry warehouse and material handling of 5,000 tonne, pineapple canning and pulping line of two tonne per hour each, packing unit, ripening chambers of 40 tpd, cold storage of 5,000 tonne with frozen storage of 1,000 tonne, quality control, research and development centre etc.
It may be noted that, the go ahead to develop the project was granted by the union government in the year 2011.