Ramesh Sharma

Long way to go: The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Mr Subodh Kant Sahay (right), and the Director, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mr V. Prakash, at the 2nd Food Technology Summit in the Capital on Monday.

It happens only in India. The country is the second largest producer of food in the world, yet over 300 million people go without two square meals a day. Ironically, food worth Rs 58,000 crore


Ranchi, March 1: If the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has its way, you will soon be able to gorge on street food without fear.

The civic body is making sincere efforts to get

- Ramdev

NEW DELHI: To keep a check on food adulteration and to maintain international food standards for the products being manufactured in the state, the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries in association with the state government, has decided to set up a fully-automated world class food quality monitoring laboratory in Pathanamthitta district.


Out of the 45 food parks planned by the Centre in 2004, none of them are fully operational today.

Bhopal, Sept 6: Minister of State for Food Processing and Horticulture Shri Karan Singh Verma has said that farmers' development can be ensured only through correct pricing for their produce. He was addressing a daylong workshop on the subject 'Food and Security' here today. Shri Verma informed that food parks will be established at six places in Madhya Pradesh.

This study initiated by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries covers overall review of existing FPO 1955 and suggests amendments based upon developments and modernization in Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry.

Hrishikesh Joshi / Pune May 06, 2010, 0:50 IST

A little over two weeks after European Union (EU) authorities rejected a 52,000-tonne export consignment of Indian grapes worth Rs 300 crore, the issue is yet to be resolved.

For the past three decades, more investment has been made for crop technology than for building infrastructure to store and market food products.