India exported processed food worth US$42.2bn in 2018-19, including preserved vegetables, pulses, beverages and meat.


FDI in food processing under automatic route.


credit grant under NABARD for food processing clusters.


largest Food & Grocery market globally is in India.


registered operational food processing units.


Mega Food Parks are currently functional and 37 are coming up


producer of milk in the world, with annual yield of 155m tonnes.


Cold Chain Projects being set up at an investment of US$500mn.


largest producer of food grains and fish with growing export base.

No 1

in livestock population in the world with growing export market.


The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana scheme for financial assistance to set up integrated cold chain projects.


of the total retail market in India is represented by the Food & Grocery retail market.


Mega Food Parks (MFPs) are coming up across the country under the Mega Food Park Scheme.

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India


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FSSAI regulates manufacturing, storage, distribution, sale and import of food products to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority

+91-11-26513204, 26513219,

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Leads development of industries relating to the scheduled products for export by way of providing financial assistance or otherwise for undertaking surveys and feasibility studies.

National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management


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The institute intends to act as a centre of excellence and an apex world class centre of global standards in the area of food technology and management.

All India Food Processors' Association

+91 11 26510860, 41550860

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To promote, encourage and support Indian food processing industries and raise the technical standards, product quality and safety to match global standards.

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare

+91 11 23382651

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The ministry is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws related to agriculture in India.

List of institutions - Dairy, Meat, Fish

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investment opportunities

  • Mega and medium food park projects and related infrastructure.
  • Cold chain and logistics infrastructure to support the food industry.
  • Packaging of dry food, beverages, meats, fish, vegetables and fruits.
  • Agri-technology research and innovation for improved production.

key investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments


India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments