Our farmers, whom we considerately call as 'annadatas' are vital to our rigorous efforts in food processing:
PM Modi said that India exports fish and fishery products to around 95 countries. At present, we rank fifth in the production of honey.
PM Modi throughout his address at the World Food India festival 2017.There are opportunity in post-harvest management, such as primary processing and storage, preservation infra, cold chain & refrigerated transportation.
Private sector participation has been increasing in many segments of the value chain.India has jumped 30 places in the World Bank's 'ease of doing business' report, this is the biggest ever jump for us, insisted PM Modi
GST has eliminate the multiplicity of taxes: PM
Christopher Columbus was fascinated to Indian spices but reached America in search for a substitute route to our country:
World Food India 2017 will provide a platform to showcase our different cuisines, PM Modi.
Speaking at the food fesival, the Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, called this event 'historic'.
"Today is a historic day. 7,000 stakeholders from almost 60 countries have come under one roof," Badal said.
"Over 11 billion dollars worth of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) are to be signed over the next three days," she informed.
Badal further said that under Prime Minister Modi's leadership, India has geared up for a revolution in the food processing industry and it was clear that the global companies were enthusiastically looking towards India for collaboration.
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