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Food Consultants in Dindigul
Primarily an agro-based town of Tamil Nadu, Dindigul is a land where 70% of the total population is dependent on agriculture and allied activities for their livelihood. There are more than 100 food industrial units functioning in the district. Fruits and oleoresins are the main exportable commodities from Dindigul.
Paddy processing: Processing of paddy in rice mills is a flourishing business in Dindigul. There are 165 rice mills in and around Dindigul district.
Fruits and vegetable processing: The growth of horticultural crops is booming at a rate of 11% per annum. Tomato, grapes, onion, beans, banana are major horticultural crops cultivated in the region. The increasing demand is creating a lot of opportunities in this sector.
Spice processing: Cardamom, pepper, garlic are some of the major spice found in hilly regions of Dindigul. These spices have market throughout the year and all over the world. Therefore, investments made in a spice processing plant will be a profitable venture.
Oilseed processing: Around 50, 680 MT of oilseeds are produced in Dindigul district and the city is the major market for groundnuts. Oilseed processing serves as a promising business.
- The agro-climatic conditions varying from semi-arid to subtropical support the growth of varied agricultural and horticultural crops.
- It serves as a major market center for different fruits, vegetables, spices and plantation crops.
- The district is eyed as a future food processing hub.
Initiatives by the government
The Tamil Nadu government is all set to establish a Mega Food Processing Park in Dindigul. This will create huge opportunities for entrepreneurs for setting up food processing units in fruits and vegetables, cereals, fisheries, dairy, and poultry. The initiative will also bring in substantial employment in rural areas.
Potential for new MSMEs
|Project name||Process-able products/ infrastructure||Value proposition|
|Dairy processing||Butter||Butter is manufactured using cream separators in the nearby villages of the district and even exported|
|Potato processing||Potato chips, potato starch||The demand of potato products is on the rise due to rapid urbanization|
|Grape processing||Grape juice, jam||Nilakkottai region is known for its grapes. Panner grapes a special type of grapes is only native to Dindigul.|
|Cold storage||Robust infrastructure creation|
|Mango processing||Mango pulp extraction||40% of world mango production is from India and is also the major exporter of mango pulp|