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Government Policy in Food Processing Sector

Both central and central governments in India would like to see food processing sector to become powerhouse in the economy. Towards this, they have tried to put supporting framework. They major government schemes supporting this sector are discussed below: To check the waste of the harvest, there is a “Central sector scheme of Cold Chain, […]

Upstream and Downstream Industries in Food Processing

With reference to Food Processing / agro-processing industries, the Upstream industries are engaged in the initial processing of agricultural commodities. The common examples are rice and flour milling; leather tanning; cotton ginning; oil pressing, fish canning etc. The upstream industry is dedicated to extraction of raw material for manufacturing use. It also includes procurement of […]