Food Consultants in Hyderabad
Agriculture has been the chief source of income for the state’s economy. Rice is the major food crop and staple food of Telengana. Other important crops are mango, grapes and sugarcane produced in the state. The capital of Telengana is Hyderabad and since it is a metropolitan city, several manufacturing and services industries and service industries are in operation mainly around Hyderabad.
Scopes In Hyderabad For Food Industry
Telangana is the newly formed 29th State in India and blessed with rich livestock resources especially cattle and Sheep population accounting to 5.52% of country’s population. Rural population in the State is predominantly agricultural with more than 2/3 of its workforce being engaged directly in the agriculture sector. About 29 lakh families in Telangana State are engaged in livestock sector for their livelihood. The value of livestock produce is estimated to be Rs.12403 crores at current prices and the livestock sector contributes 4.86% to GSDP (2010-11 Third Revised Estimates). So meat processing industries have a huge potential in Hyderabad, since there is a huge market value for the products and the byproducts.
India has a significant share of 48% in quantity and 43% in value of the world trade in spices. Flavored chocolates with the flavors of chilli, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, cloves, etc have received an overwhelming response from consumers and the Spices Board is in discussions with leading chocolate manufacturers to market these products across domestic and international markets in the states of AP and Telengana. So, Hyderabad provides to be the best place to set up a spice manufacturing/processing industry, with a never ending demand.
The tropical region contributes about 55 per cent to the total cane production in the country. The average cane yields of the major states of the region (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat) is around 80 tonnes per hectare which record higher sugar recoveries. There are 527 sugar plants in various parts of India, of which 24 are located in Andhra Pradesh and 10 in Telangana, which produces one million tonnes as against 24.5 mt in the country. Thus, sugar manufacturing and value added products from sugarcane processing industries have a high potential to thrive in Hyderabad since there is an exponential availability of the raw material.