Food Processing & Dairy

Sector Overview

  • 1st

    In India in production of Milk, Food Grain and Sugarcane

  • 3rd

    In India in Production of fruits

  • 3rd

    In India in inland fish production

  • Largest

    Exporter of processed frozen meat in India

  • 15 Agro & Food Processing Parks/clusters

  • 250 Regulated Market

    225 Rural Market

    100 eNAM Mandis

  • 4 Agriculture Export zones

  • 10 ICDs

    1909 Cold chains

    35 FPOs

Key Enablers

  • Liberal FDI regime
    100% FDI allowed through automatic route (including trading, ecommerce)
  • Robust Supply Chain
    Food Processing industry expected to consume 25% of agri produce by 2025
  • Enabling schemes
    PM SAMPADA Yojana, Mega Food parks, Cold Chain, Agro Processing Cluster, Expansion of Food Processing/ Preservation Capacities and FSQA infra
  • 9 Agro Climatic Zones in UP with varied forms of agro specialties
  • R & D ecosystem
    Kanpur University, Ayodhya University, SHUATS Prayagraj, SVPUA&T Meerut and Indian Veterinary Institute, Bareilly
  • Training Institutes
    State Food Processing Institute Lucknow, R_FRAC, 10 Food Science training centres, 77 Govt Community Fruit Preservation and Training Centers

Key Policy Support

  • Capital Investment

  • Interest

  • Additional Grants
    in aid

  • Export Promotion

Key Players

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