Blog posts : "food"

Food Park

Packaged food is a growing business. According to industry estimates, the Indian packaged food market is worth $39.7 billion (Rs 2,38,200 crore) and is expected to reach $65.41 billion (Rs 3,92,460 crore) by 2020. But, like many other product categories, it is highly competitive. Thus, retailers wor…

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Rural Innovation- The destination for optimum Supply chain in Agriculture

Small agricultural enterprises have been facing innumerable problems for many years. Many public policies have been suggested to try and alleviate them, but the root cause of most problems lies in the operational/managerial a…

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Urea Out Of GST: FinMin Wish list

The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers has sought to exempt urea fertiliser from the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) and to remove customs duty on import of plant and machinery for fertiliser projects. Non-urea fertiliser is mostly imported, which is why the GST proposal has only urea in m…

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Indian Rice Export: How we are Placed today

In this secular Asian output surge, Thailand, which before the October floods was seen by the US Department of Agriculture accounting for 31 per cent of world exports of the commodity this season (July to June), found at least 3.5 million acres of its rice fields turning into a sea …

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Food grain output seen at record high

The government’s food grain storage woes have turned more acute, with food grain production for 201112 estimated at an all-time high of 252.56 million tonnes, almost 3.1 per cent more than that the previous years production. This may help provide a minor boost to India's economic growth in the p…

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