Food processing

Azhar_Horticulture
Consolidation: The missing cog in Indian horticulture

Azhar Tambuwala, Director, Sahyadri Farms believes that unless the horticulture industry embraces consolidation – right from production to food processing – the sector will not be competitive enou...

Balasa Papad TPCI
Balasa Company: A papad with a difference

Balasa Company has brought in some much needed innovations into the papad category, with new ingredients such as quinoa, chia seeds, and amaranth. The company plans to continue exploring new flavours ...

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Spice Nest: Sprinkling flavours of India across the globe

Spice Nest has traversed a momentous 8 year-long journey to become a leading manufacturer and exporter of processed foods to being a leading exporter. Going forward, the company has aggressive plans t...

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To attract investment in horticulture clusters, first the issues must be resolved

Dr Arpita Mukherjee, Professor at ICRIER, opines that horticulture clusters have been successful in many countries. It helped them to boost production and exports by bringing together the farmers, pr...

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Tamil Nadu: An emerging food processing hub

Tamil Nadu is is ranked  2nd in terms of food processing units &  contributes around 8% to India’s national  food processing output. It is, therefore, ripe for investments due to high production ...

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Technology in Indian agriculture should not displace labour

Jayan Jose Thomas, Professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, asserts that on a macro basis, India does not face labour shortage, though it may be relevant for specific region...

Prof Brajesh Jha
Demand for agricultural labour in India is highly skewed

Prof. Brajesh Jha, Institute of Economic Growth, asserts that labour shortage is a critical issue to be tackled for strengthening India's agriculture sector. He suggests that the non-agricultural sect...

Priyanka Singh, Director, Taj Agro
Corporates should come forward to work directly with farmers

Priyanka Singh, Director, Taj Agro, opines that corporates should lease out their land and provide better competitive rates to farmers for their products....

Agriculture 2.0: From ‘world’s food basket’ to vibrant industry?

India needs to switch from predominantly being a producer of primary agricultural commodities towards building a dynamic agro-based industry; wherein the country can benefit from a rich agri-resource ...

India’s agriculture trade: Prospects of a post-COVID renaissance

Even as a number of developing countries and LDCs grapple with food security issues, India is set for record foodgrain production in the 2020-21 crop year. IBT takes a look at the global trade scenari...

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