India's vast agrarian sector is the world's 2nd largest producer of food grains, fruits and vegetables.
FDI in food processing under automatic route.
share of GVA of agriculture and allied sector to total economy
Share in total employment
Share in India's exports
US$ 535 bn
Projected food processing sector output by 2025-26
Total Horticulture production in 2021-22
largest fish-producing country in the world
marine products exports in 2021-22
The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana scheme for financial assistance to set up integrated cold chain projects.
largest meat-producing country in the world
Mega Food Parks (MFPs) are coming up across the country under the PMKSY Scheme.
The main objective of the scheme is creation of processing and preservation capacities and modernization /expansion of existing food processing units which will help in increasing the level of processing, value addition and thereby lead to reduction of wastage and enhancement of farmers’ income.
The scheme aims at development of modern infrastructure and common facilities to encourage group of entrepreneurs to set up food processing units based on cluster approach by linking groups of producers/ farmers to the processors and markets through well-equipped supply chain with modern infrastructure.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Central Sector Scheme - "Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)" to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India's natural resource endowment and support Indian brands of food products in the international markets .
Spices Board India under Ministry of Commerce and Industry andUNDP India’s Accelerator Lab today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim to build a blockchain based traceability interface for Indian spices to enhance transparency in supply chain and trade.
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India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments
Nestle - World's largest food company manufactures and markets in India
Kraft Heinz, an American food giant, produces and markets a range of products in India, under its portfolio of global brands
Hindustan Unilever produces and supplies a variety of ready-made products
Pepsi manufactures cereals, beverages and packaged snacks in India
CoaCola manufactures beverages, fruit juices, frozen desserts in India
Del Monte markets sauces, fruit drinks, pasta, exotic fruits and vegetables
India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments