Page-4 of Food Processing Current Affairs, GK & News

Atal Innovation Mission joins with several ministries to stimulate innovation in India

On February 5, 2020, the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) joined hands with several ministries such as MSME, agriculture, food processing and also with NITI Aayog to stimulate innovation in India. The mission aimed to showcase government funded innovations. Highlights In order to achieve its objective, AIM began its first demo session with the Ministry of ..

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Food Processing Summit held in Ladakh

On January 16, 2020, the Department of Industries and Commerce, functioning under Ministry of Food Processing Industries organized food processing summit in Ladakh. The other stakeholders of the summit include Invest India and National Investment Promotion and Facilitation agency. Highlights The Summit was attended by food producers of Ladakh. It included producers of milk, barley, ..

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FSSAI delinks front of packet labelling from general labelling

On December 18, 2019, the FSSAI (Food Safety Standards Association of India) announced that the front of packet labeling will be delinked from its general labeling regulation. The move is being implemented in order to make the consumers aware of food products that are high in fat, salt and sugar content. Highlights The authority has ..

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Food Processing Scheme: 271 crores cleared by IMAC

The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee chaired by Minister of Food Processing Shri Harsimrat Kaur has sanctioned Rs 271 crores for the CEFPPC scheme (Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities) scheme. Highlights The focus was given to projects that emphasized on linking agriculture and marketing food processing technologies. During allocation, startups were given priorities according to ..

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First Mega Food Park of Tripura Inaugurated

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti inaugurated Sikaria Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd at Village Tulakona in Agartala. This is the 17th Mega Food Park in the country and first in the state of Tripura. Highlights about the Mega Food Park of Tripura The Mega Food Park has been set ..

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iCRAFPT: International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology held in Thanjavur

International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT) was held at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT), Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. The theme of conference was “Doubling farmers’ income through food processing”. Key Facts The conference provided strong platform for knowledge sharing and meaningful delegation among industry, academia, researchers and farmers which ..

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