India’s food processing industry is a sunrise sector that has gained prominence in recent years. With a decent availability of raw materials and changing lifestyles with a relaxation in policies has provided sufficient platform for the industry’s growth. This sector is amongst the few that provides the connection link between agriculture and industrial segments of our economy. Strengthening this link is of critical importance as it means to improve the greater value of the current agricultural produce; ensuring remunerative prices to our farmers and at the same time creating favorable demands for Indian agricultural products in the world market.
The food industry is one of the most crucial and significant part of our Indian economy, with food constituting almost 30% of today’s consumers basket. India is not just a big time producer and consumer of food, but also a vast and growing consumer base with a strong production, the food processing sector presents large and exciting business opportunity for both domestic and international players.