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Our database has some reports about the food industry that can meet your needs.  Below are the most recent and relevant.

Report 1 – “Food Processing”, India Brand Equity Foundation, January 2016.

This report discusses specific statistics of the industry in India. It shows how between April 2000 and September 2015, the food processing stood at USD11.98 billion. The growth in terms of demand, the supply advantages, and the policy support have attracted FDI.

“SECTOR HAS BEEN ATTRACTING FOREIGN JV PARTNERS FOR A LONG TIME: Players such as McCormick had identified India as a strategic market way back in the 1990s. Global players such as Hershey are now keen on entering the increasingly attractive Indian market. Established players such as Nestle and Coke are extending their global JVs to India”.

India Brand Equity Foundation, January 2016.


Report 2 – “AGRI & FOOD PROCESSING CONVENTION”, Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet-Seminar 10th September, 2015.

This report contains charts and graphs about the food processing industry in India. It states that India is the world’s second largest producer of food products, as China remains in the first place. If we take the agricultural sector alone, it engages 58.2% of Indian population. India also ranks in the second place in the production fruits and vegetables and it is in the third position in terms of production of food grains. Overall, the Indian agricultural sector contributes to 13.9% 1of Indian GDP.

“The Food Processing sector alone employs close to 13 million directly and 35 million indirectly as of 2011.This sector contributes about 9.7% to the manufacturing GDP of India. The food processing industry is expected to increase to USD 175 billion by 2025.”

— Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet-Seminar 10th September, 2015.

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