China lifts suspension of 99 Indian seafood-processing export units
17-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
China has lifted suspension of 99 Indian seafood-processing and exporting units, after acknowledging New Delhi’s assurance over source control, setting the stage for a boost in the bilateral trade of marine products.
Hyderabad needs one crore liters of milk every day, but only 60 to 70 lakh liters are supplied
13-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
The three day Twin Expos--Dairy and Food, featuring Dairy/Food Products, Processing & Packaging which held at Hitex in Madhapur concluded on recently.
Millet is the ideal food for keeping diseases at bay, says food processing minister Prahlad Singh Patel
13-Feb-2023 - 0 Comments.
Today the food that the world once dismissed as food for the poor and birds are now being used for health purposes. That’s why the year 2023 has been designated as the International Millet Year”, Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Ministry of Food Processing Industry and Jal Shakti said at the national conference organized by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) recently.
International Year of Millets 2023 will be an opportunity to promote millets as the nutritious cereals globally, says Tomar
28-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Indian Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the International Year of Millets (IYOM) – 2023 will provide an opportunity to increase global production, efficient processing and better use of crop rotation and promote millets as a major component of the food basket.
B2B food processing firm Suite42 raises $4.3 MN in seed round from Omnivore, Orios
07-Sep-2022 - 0 Comments.
Suite42, a B2B food processing platform, announced today that it has raised USD 4.3 million in Seed funding.
Using agri waste to drive additional income benefits for farmers
11-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
Farm activities produce a huge amount of waste and residues, which create environmental problems. Waste is generated during crop harvesting, crop processing, product synthesis etc.
FPOs to play key role in making India millet hub of the world
21-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of the ongoing ‘Food, Agriculture and Livelihood’ fortnight, the India Pavilion at EXPO2020 hosted a seminar – ‘India: Millets production and upscaling value chain’ on Friday. Senior government officials and sector experts deliberated on opportunities for Indian industry players producing and processing millets, to enhance the export potential of the country during the session.
India Invites Startups, FPOs to capitalise on agri and food processing policies at EXPO2020 Dubai
19-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
As part of India’s efforts to showcase the country’s investment-friendly policies and growth opportunities in agriculture and allied sectors at EXPO2020 Dubai, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, invited the Startups and FPOs (Farmer Producer Organisations) to submit their proposals to the ministry, and assured them that they would be considered for providing equity grants, management costs, and other available support measures.
USDA announces USD 50m in grants awarded to States to support the Seafood Industry
18-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) earlier this week announced an investment of approximately USD 50m in grants to support seafood processors, processing facilities and processing vessels through the Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program (SPRS).
India to showcase agriculture, food processing potential at EXPO2020 Dubai
17-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
India will pitch to become the preferred sourcing partner for the global food processing industry during the fortnight at EXPO2020 Dubai and host various seminars and conferences to deliberate on ways to explore international collaborations and further strengthen its export potential.
WayCool completes investment into SV Agri, India's leading potato value chain player
20-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
WayCool Foods, India's fastest growing Agri-commerce company, today, announced the completion of its investment in SV Agri (SiddhiVinayak Agri Processing), one of India's largest fully integrated players in the potato supply chain ecosystem. WayCool initiated the process in July 2021 and has completed its investment of USD 7.5 mn in the company.
DAHD, MoFPI sign MoU to achieve sustainable development for rural poor
27-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Department of Animal husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) and Ministry of Food Processing Industry(MoFPI) signed an MoU for extension of benefits to Dairy Entrepreneurs/ Dairy industries through a convergence of various schemes.
APEDA signs MoU with ICAR to boost export prospects, farmers income
08-Sep-2021 - 0 Comments.
For increasing exports through quality production and processing, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICAR-Indian Institute of Millet Research (ICAR-IIMR) which is expected to boost value addition and farmers’ income.
Over 80,000 people will get employment from 10500 units, says MP Horticulture & Food Processing Minister
16-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
Development of farmer is necessary to make self-reliant India and self-reliant Madhya Pradesh, state horticulture and food processing minister Bharat Singh Kushwah said at a conference organized by Madhya Pradesh State Agro Industries Development Corporation and PHD Chamber of commerce and industry recently in Bhopal.
TrendiTech raises USD 1.18 MN seed funding for AI Biotrim Technology
29-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
TrendiTech Inc (Trendi), a Canadian-based start-up dedicated to creating new robotic, AI-driven food waste processing solutions, has raised USD 1.82 million (CAD 2.25m) in seed funding for its Biotrim mobile processing technology.
Sajan Raj Kurup launches Saintfarm, a new end-to-end e-Commerce Venture in Organic, Sustainable food
16-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Saintfarm Agro LLP India’s first-ever affordable 100 percent organic food company which is engaged in farming, processing, R&D, exports, E-commerce, and domestic retailing.
IDBI Bank launched digitized automated loan processing system for MSME, agri-borrowers
02-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
IDBI Bank Limited has recently launched a fully digitized, end-to-end, Loan Processing System (LPS) for its MSME and Agri products, according to a media report.
Govt focused on providing quality seeds to farmers, states get funding for setting up seed processing-cum-storage godown units
09-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare is implementing farmer’s welfare scheme ‘Sub-Mission on Seeds & Planting Materials’ to produce and supply quality seeds to farmers to enhance production and productivity in the country through various components namely Seed Village Programme, Establishment of Seed Processing- cum- Seed Storage Godowns at Gram Panchyat Level, National Seed Reserve, Boosting Seed Production in Private Sector and Strengthening of Quality Control Infrastructure Facilities.
Agri ministry finalizes products for One District One Focus Product
08-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Indian agriculture and farmers welfare ministry in consultation with the ministry of food processing industries has finalized the products for One District One Focus Product (ODOFP).
Cultivation, processing of aromatic plants doubles incomes of farmers in Himachal
06-Mar-2021 - 0 Comments.
Farmers in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, keen for new livelihood options to supplement their income from traditional crops like maize, paddy, and wheat, have found a new lease of life.
SIFCO begins construction of integrated food processing units in Sikkim
20-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
IFFCO’s Organic Joint Venture, SIFCO (Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd.) has started its construction work at Rangpo, Sikkim.
India has a robust agriculture, rural economy, says Narendra Singh Tomar
16-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Food Processing Industries, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj today virtually inaugurated India - International Food & Agri Week being organized from 16th to 22nd October 2020.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates organic food processing unit worth INR 50 crore in Uttar Pradesh
09-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
With the inauguration of this food processing unit, 5000 farmers will be benefitted and it is expected to leverage an investment of INR 50.33 crores, said Mrs Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries.
PM FME Scheme would leverage organic food production in north east, says Rameswar Teli
01-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli has stated that the PM FME (PM Formalization of Micro Food processing Enterprises) scheme would leverage organic food production and the food processing industry in the North East states stand to benefit immensely.
India pumps INR 150,000 crore on agriculture infra, allied sectors
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian finance ministry has announced additional INR 150,000 crore strengthen agriculture infrastructure logistics, capacity building, governance and administrative reforms for agriculture, fisheries and food processing sectors.
Jain Farm Fresh Foods enter organic spices market
08-Aug-2019 - 0 Comments.
Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd. (JFFFL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., with one of the largest spice processing facility in India has forayed into organic spices
Bayer opens state-of-the-art seed processing facility in Ukraine
06-Sep-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer opened a state-of-the-art seed processing facility in Pochuiky, Zhytomyr region. The new facility is the largest of its kind in Ukraine, and one of the largest in Europ
Indian shrimps sector to grow double digit in the next few years, says WestCoast chief
18-Jan-2018 - 0 Comments.
Being a leader in shrimp farming and processing, Agriculture Times caught with Rahul Kulkarni, Director of WestCoast Group, India’s one of the biggest shrimps producer to know what is driving growth.
India allocates $1.70 BN for Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund
12-Sep-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved a 'Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund' (DIDF) with an outlay of USD $1.70 billion (INR 10,881 crore)
Crop specific infrastructure creation scheme soon, says Harsimrat Kaur
03-Nov-2016 - 0 Comments.
India will soon introduce a scheme for crop specific infrastructure creation, Mrs Harsimrat Kaur Badal, India minister of food processing industries (MoFPI) at the 6th Cold Chain Summit