The Indian Food Sector is the sixth largest in the world. It is a vital link between the largest agriculture market in the world and industry. It helps with commercialization of farming with measures like contract farming, where it provides a regular income for farmers. It also provides employment in a large scale and enhances the reach of farmer produce with increase in storage life and value additions.
The Indian food processing industry is one of the largest in the world in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. It has moved up the value chain from simple packaging, pickling to innovative ready-to-eat products and beverages. Govt initiatives in food parks, cold storage infrastructure is also yielding results.
There is a huge demand for convenience foods with changing lifestyle and urbanization. India has a strong agricultural production base – as it produces annually 90 million tonnes of milk (highest in the world); 150 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables (second largest); 485 million livestock (largest); 204 million tonnes of food grains (third largest); 6.3 million tonnes of fish (third largest); 489 million poultry and 45,200 million eggs.
However, around 30 % of food produced is wasted which augurs untapped potential in food processing Domestically, it accounts for 32 per cent of the country’s total food market, one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. It contributes around 8.80 and 8.39 per cent of Gross Value Added (GVA) in Manufacturing and Agriculture respectively, 13 per cent of India’s exports and six per cent of total industrial investment.
In this scenario, we bring this Food Directory 2020, which is an attempt to profile the food processing companies, which cover bakeries, breweries, beverages, confectioneries, cereals and food grain companies, coffee processing companies, dairies, distilleries, fruits & vegetable processing companies, meat & poultry, packaged water, food processing, spices and tea processing companies - with detailed company profile, current capacity, expansion plans etc., along with details of key personnel, address, tel/fax/email etc.,. The directory covers all food processing companies all over India.
Updated : June 2020
|No. of Pages||1465|
|No. of Manufacturing Plants||1367|
|Total No. of Company Profiles||1334|
|No. of Key Personnel||4364|
|No. of Captive Power Plants||86|
|Delivery of Report in Excel Format||Yes|
|Delivery of Report in PDF Edition||Yes|
|Delivery of Report in Print Edition||No|
Food Directory 2020
- Product Code:Food Directory 2020
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