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Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology

The IIFPT has formulated novel food products for COVID-19 patients. The food products are being supplied to hospitals to support the efforts against the disease. About the Efforts COVID-19 patients who are under medical examination at Thanjavur Medical College in Tamil Nadu and those who were recently discharged are being provided with nutritious food products ..

Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology

The IIFPT has come up with novel and nutritious food formulations for COVID-19 patients. The food products are being supplied to hospitals to support the efforts against the disease. About the Efforts Specially formulated food products are being manufactured on a daily basis for COVID-19 patients who are under medical examination and those who had ..

35th edition of AAHAR commences in New Delhi

The 35th edition of the Food and Hospitality fair AAHAR recently commenced in New Delhi. The five-day fair is being organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) in association with the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA), Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries and some top industry consortiums. Over 750 participants from India ..

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

32 projects have been approved under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana in the food processing sector during the inter-ministerial approval committee meeting. Purpose of the Scheme: The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana is a scheme being implemented by the union ministry of food processing industries. It was launched in 2016 and is to extend ..

Government sanctions 32 projects in food processing sector under PMKSY

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) is aimed at creation of processing and modernisation of food processing units and value addition. The central sector scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI). Recently, Government has sanctioned 32 projects in the food processing sector under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY).

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries launches MIEWS web portal

Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently launched a first-of-its-kind platform called ‘Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Web Portal’. The MIEWS provides real time monitoring of prices of tomato, onion and potato, collectively known as ‘TOP’. The portal would display all relevant information related to TOP crops such as Prices ..

National Organic Food Festival inaugurated in New Delhi

The National Organic Food Festival was recently inaugurated in New Delhi by the Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. ‘Unleashing India’s Organic Market Potential’ is the theme of the festival. Hundreds of woman entrepreneurs and different self-help groups (SHGs) from across the nation exhibit their ..

UAE hosts ‘GulFood 2020’

‘GulFood 2020’, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition is being held in the Dubai World Trade Centre city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), form February 16 to 20. In the 25th edition of the exhibition, more than 5000 exhibitors are to participate. The Indian pavilion at the exhibition was recently inaugurated ..