IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/icf/icfjag/v05y2008i3p30-38.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Food Processing in India: Opportunities and Constraints

Author

Listed:
  • Khushdeep Dharni
  • Sonika Sharma

Abstract

For providing remunerative prices for the agricultural produce it is important that the production advantage available to India is transformed into the processing advantage. The Indian food industry has no dearth for market opportunities on account of thriving domestic consumption and new avenues of foreign demand. Food processing is an important link between agriculture and industry. Scale of operations along with a fragmented supply chain is the major impediment in the path of speedy growth of food processing in India. Concentration at the level of production, processing and retailing can provide the much needed impetus for the sector. The Government of India has identified food processing sector as the sunrise sector. A number of initiatives are being put in place for promoting primary as well as secondary processing. For an unhindered growth it becomes important to address the demand and supply side constraints of food processing in India. Agriculture will keep on playing a vital role in the Indian economy and food processing will go a long way for providing opportunities for sustainable and profitable agriculture in time to come.

Suggested Citation

  • Khushdeep Dharni & Sonika Sharma, 2008. "Food Processing in India: Opportunities and Constraints," The IUP Journal of Agricultural Economics, IUP Publications, vol. 0(3), pages 30-38, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:icf:icfjag:v:05:y:2008:i:3:p:30-38
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Salman Hyder & P.K. Bhargava, 2016. "Indian food processing industry - opportunities and challenges," International Journal of Economics and Business Research, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 11(1), pages 1-10.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:icf:icfjag:v:05:y:2008:i:3:p:30-38. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (G R K Murty). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.