Food Processing Sector

Opportunities in Potato Flakes, Vodka Manufacturing (potato based), Meat processing, Mango/Guava, Litchi Pulp

Ranks*1(In India)
Potato Production (34%)
Livestock -Excluding cow (11%)
Milk Production (17%)
  • Vast source of raw material-
    • Food grain production – 20%
    • Wheat production – 34%
    • Fruits production – 19%
    • Vegetables production – 30%
  • Contributes 60 % of meat exports from India
  • 35% share in Sugarcane output, ranks 2nd in sugar production
    • Established three agro food parks at Barabanki, Varanasi, Faizabad and four pack houses at Lucknow, Saharanpur, Barabanki, Varanasi
    • Mega Food Park proposed at Jagdishpur
Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Fruit belts for mango, guava and aonla
  • Major vegetables cultivated in the state - peas, potato, cabbage,tomato, okra & other leafy vegetables
  • Major spices grown in the state - chillies, garlic, ginger & turmeric
  • Opportunities in cold chain infrastructure
Dairy

Dairy

  • Contributes approximately 1/5th of the total milk production of the country
  • Buffalo milk contributes 70% to the total milk production in the State
  • Only 5% of the fluid milk is processed and marketed in the organised sector - huge opportunity
Grains

Grains

  • Largest food grain producing state & largest producer of wheat
  • Major food grains produced in the state includes rice, wheat, maize, bajra, gram, pea and lentils
  • Second largest producer of rice, contributing to 13% of the national production
Poultry

Poultry

  • Huge opportunity exists, as 3650 million eggs and 90 million poultry chicks are procured annually from other states
  • New scheme for enhancing poultry production on the anvil, includes - interest subsidy & concessions related to VAT, mandi tax & stamp duty
Meat

Meat

  • Largest exporter of processed frozen meat
  • 15 modern integrated abattoirs and 35 meat processing units
  • Buffalo meat - main source of meat production and export; other sources of meat include sheep and goat
Fisheries

Fisheries

  • Third largest producer of inland fishes in India
  • Total estimated fresh water fish production of U.P. for the year 2010-11 is 0.43 million metric tons (national production 5Million metric tons)
Food Park

Food Park

  • Located at Barabanki, Gorakhpur,Saharanpur & Varanasi
  • Multi-chamber cold Storages with Sorting, Grading and Cleaning facilities, Quality Control Labs.
  • Electric substation, Industrial plots.
Mega Food Park

Mega Food Park

  • Shaktiman Mega Food Park launched 6th October 2013 at Jagdishpur
  • Facility spread over 72 acres would have 35 food processing units.
Integrated Amul dairy plant

Integrated Amul dairy plant

  • Integrated dairy plant to be established in Kanpur, Lucknow,Safai & Varanasi
  • 5 lac litre per day capacity of Dairy Plant proposed.
  • Investment of around Euro 18.8 Million in each unit.
  • Project will generate employment for around 20,000 people.
K.K.Milk Integrated Cold Chain Infrastructure in Dairy

K.K.Milk Integrated Cold Chain Infrastructure in Dairy

  • Integrated Cold Chain Infrastructure in Dairy is being set up at Kanpur
  • 10 lac litre per day capacity of plant has been proposed
  • Investment of around Euro 35 Million in each unit
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