Country’s first mega food park comes up

Monday, 09 July 2012 18:30 administrator

India's first food park inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh yesterday.

Srini mega food park at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh has become the first mega food park in the country. From seed to shelf, Srini Food Park facilitates end-to-end food processing with beneficial forward and backward linkages.

The facility is equipped with Central Processing Centre and Primary Processing Centres. Srini provides state-of-the-art food processing infrastructure designed as per global standards and develops a veritable market place with common facilities on the lines of a software park. It is promoted by experienced professionals and supported by the government, and is intended to benefit all components of the value chain.

Nestled in 147-acre space, Srini Food Park provides world-class facilities for pulping, IQF, bottling, tetra packing, modular cold storage, warehousing and advanced testing lab. It enables basic and supply chain infrastructure, cluster farming and is ably backed by field collection centers, self help groups and individual farmers. Srini Food Park will empower food industry with state-of-the-art infrastructure and quality raw material sourcing.

Mega food park provides various facilities to food processors, farmers, retailers and exporters, thus help in fast growth of food processing industries.