Food Processing Current Affairs - 2019

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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 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & ProjectsPlaces in News


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 Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances


IFFCO forays into food processing, forms JV with Spainish firm

Fertiliser major IFFCO has entered into joint venture with Congelados De Navarra to set up food processing plant at Ludhiana in Punjab with an investment of Rs 325 crore. With this joint venture, co-operative IFFCO for first time will foray into food processing sector. Congelados De Navarra company based in Spain is pioneer in quick Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking


FSSAI issues Draft Regulations for Organic Food Products

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has come out with draft regulations for organic food products to ensure the authenticity of organic foods. FSSAI’s guidelines have been prepared in view of rising demand for organic food products. Organic foods will have to comply with the government’s provisions under the National Programme for Organic Production Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics


Vibrant North East event concludes in Guwahati

The three-day long Vibrant North East event concluded in Guwahati, Assam. It was inaugurated on 18 February 2016 by Union Minister Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur. It was the second edition of the event jointly organized by the Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) and ASSOCHAM. Key facts Vibrant North East was organised in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances


Union Government sanctions 30 cold storage projects chain with Rs 725 crore outlay

Union Government has sanctioned proposals for setting up 30 new cold storage projects chain in the country with a total investment of 724.9 crore rupees. It was announced by Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Badal in New Delhi. For this project Union Food Processing Ministry will provide grant of 274.9 crore rupees. Key Facts These projects will Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsGovernment Schemes & Projects


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