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Food Consultants in Jammu and Kashmir
Often described as ‘Heaven on Earth’, Jammu and Kashmir is truly a place where nature displays its beauty in full glory. Ranking first in the cultivation of Apples, Walnuts, and Cherries, the horticulture industry serves as a major economic boost for the development of the state. The Food industry here offers a plethora of job opportunities for the youth as 7% of the country’s GDP is contributed by the Food Processing Sector providing employment to approximately 13 million people.
Key Food Processing Strengths
- Fruit processing: The state is the highest temperate fruit producer. Various fruits like Apples, Cherries, Pears, Plums, and Apricots etc are produced providing prospective entrepreneurs an opportunity to tap into this segment.
- Spice processing: The demand for Saffron, Red chilies and Cumin produced in J&K is world over. There is ample scope for setting up of processing units based on them.
- Dry fruit processing: Walnuts and almonds are the major dry fruits produced in the state. About 206.43 ‘000 MT of Walnuts are produced. Both the nuts offer high potential for processing and export.
- Cereal processing: Agricultural crops like Rice, Wheat, and Maize are some of the major crops produced in the state. Therefore, the creation of value-added cereal products and setting up of milling industry will be profitable.
Why Invest in Jammu & Kashmir?
- Consists of 3 Agri-climatic zones, particularly suitable for cultivation of wide varieties of fruits
- Has natural resources in abundance and is pollution free
- Consists of modern and robust Infrastructure facilities
- Well-Connected to carry out imports and exports
The state has 162 registered food processing units. J&K has 3 Food parks, 10 Industrial parks and 6 Cold Chain projects, giving investors all the chances for setting up of food processing units. The state industrial policy provides incentives along with single-window clearance mechanism. Allotment of land is given at concession rates and also the cost of setting up operations is lower.
Potential for new MSMEs
|Project name||Process-able products||Value proposition|
|Ground spices and processing||Whole and ground spices, spice pastes||Asia-pacific market for spice is expected to grow at CAGR of 7% during 2015-2020|
|Maize processing||Maize flakes||Demand for maize flakes is increasing at 10% per annum|
|Dairy processing||Milk, milk products||The state is one of the processing clusters for dairy products. Milk production is 2.273 (‘000 tonnes)|