The Indian Food
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Current market situation
• The “Indian food & beverage industry” (referred to as the Indian food industry) is
growing fast like many other industries in India these years.
• Currently India is the second largest producer of food next to China, and is expected to
become the biggest because of the great potential it has within food and agriculture.
• Today the industry is ranked as the fifth largest industry nationally and accounts for 7%
of the country’s GDP and 13% of the country’s export.
• Even though India is one of the largest food producers in the world it only accounts for
1.5% of total worldwide food trade – however, this indicates vast scope for both
investors and exporters.
• According to recent research the Indian food industry is expected to have a growth rate
of about 7.5% during 2009 and 2013 that means that the industry will revenue US $330
by 2013. Thus, there is much investment potential to tap into the coming years.
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Main sectors within the Indian food industry
• India's food processing sector covers:
• Fruit and vegetables
• Meat and poultry
• Milk and diary products
• Alcoholic beverages
• Grain processing
• Confectionerylike chocolates and cocoa products
• Soya-based products
• Mineral water
• High protein foods etc.
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The food industry’s ranking and production
India’s rank in
Sugarcane No. 1
Between 2007... [continues]
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