Dairy Processing Sector

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Dairy processing sector lies mostly in the unorganized sector. The share of organized sector in the dairy is less than 15 per cent. It is expected to rise rapidly with the rise of cold chain system especially in the urban regions. The milk products manufactured by the organized sector, some of them among prominent ones are ghee, butter, cheese, ice creams, milk powders, malted milk food, condensed milk and infant foods. The market size and growth rates of the products in organized dairy and consumer food segments are shown in the graph below. Graph 2: Market size-growth rates of different product segments In the product range of dairy products, the 50,000 ton branded butter market, valued at US$ 133 million is estimated to be growing at…show more content…
The domestic consumption of processed fruits & vegetable products is very low here. So, there is an opportunity and potential of growth through increased penetration of the domestic market in our country.The fruit and vegetable processing is equally divided between the organized and unorganized sectors. The fruit juices and pulp concentrate etc. are largely manufactured by the organized sector. The foothold of the traditional processed items like pickles, sauces and squashes form are from the unorganized sectors. The products like Pickles form the strongest category by its market size. The capacity of installing processing industry of fruits and vegetables had increased from 1.11 million tonnes in 1993 to 2.33 million tonnes in 2004. This sector of food processing industry in our country has seen a positive growth over the last few years. For example, in the products like ready-to-serve beverages, fruit juices and pulps, dehydrated and frozen fruits and vegetable products, processed mushrooms, pickles, and curried vegetables etc. the demands have been growing here. The government expects the food processing industry to grow during 2010 to 10 per cent in 2010 and 25 per cent of the total produce by 2025. Most of the units engaged in processing are currently export…show more content…
It produces all major grains like rice, wheat, maize, barley and millets like jowar (great millet), bajra (pearl millet) & ragi (finger millet) etc. More than 15 per cent of the annual production of wheat is converted into wheat products. In India, there are more than 10,000 pulse mills with a milling capacity of 14 million tonnes,and milling is about 75 per cent of annual pulse production. The country is very much self sufficient in grain production and also is the second largest rice producer in the world with a 20 per cent global share. Primary milling of rice, wheat and pulses is the most important activity in food grains processing. Total investment in the grain milling sector during December 2002 was around US$ 1.5 billion, of which US$ 253.5 million was foreign investment. Branded rice of our country is becoming popular in both the domestic as well as the export market. The Indian Basmati rice commands a premium in the international market. This segment offers opportunities in marketing of branded grains, as well as grains

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