Food Processing Industry

National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP)

Introduction The National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP) is a flagship initiative launched by the Government of India (GoI) in 2021 to address India’s heavy dependence on edible oil imports. This mission aims to significantly increase domestic oil palm production, a key source of edible oil, and reduce import …

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Unveiling the Potential: Exploring Sustainable Shrimp Cultivation Practices in India’s Aquaculture Sector for Economic Growth and Environmental Conservation

Concept TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Key Features of Shrimp Cultivation: Contribution to Economy and Employment: Government Initiatives and Regulations Introduction • Shrimp cultivation, also known as shrimp farming or aquaculture, is the practice of cultivating shrimp for commercial purposes. • Cultivation of shrimps is a significant economic activity, particularly along …

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FSSAI

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has issued a show-cause notice to IndiGo for allegedly serving unsafe food to a passenger on its flight on December 29 The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was instituted in 2008 by the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) …

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Climate-Smart Agriculture

A strategy known as “Climate-Smart Agriculture” (CSA) aids in directing efforts to change agri-food systems towards environmentally friendly and climate-resilient methods. CSA is in favour of achieving globally recognised objectives like the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. The three main objectives of CSA Sustainably increase agricultural productivity and incomes: This …

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Food Processing Sector as Employment Intensive Industry

Syllabus: Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management. Context As per the latest Annual Survey of Industries 2019-20, food processing sector contributed 12.22% of total persons engaged in the registered manufacturing sector. As per Annual Survey of Industries: Year …

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