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Food Processing Opportunities in Chhatisgarh

Food Consultant for Chhatisgarh

Scenario of State of Chhatisgarh

Chhattisgarh is located in central India. The state shares its border with Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra in the west, Chhattisgarh in the north, Odisha and Jharkhand in the east and Andhra Pradesh in the south. Raipur, Bhilai, Durg, Bilaspur, Korba & Rajnandgaon are some of the major cities of the state.

Paddy, Grams and Coarse cereals are the major crops produced in Chhattisgarh . The state is also a major producer of fruits (such as Banana, Mango, Papaya etc.); and vegetables (such as Tomato, Brinjal, Potato, Peas Green, Cabbage etc.). Major spices produced are Garlic, Turmeric, Ginger, Red chillies etc. Chhattisgarh also has a large livestock population contributing towards the production of Milk, Eggs, Fish and Meat.

Advantage Chhatisgarh

•Availability of Robust Infrastructure, Mega Food Park, SEZs etc.

•Availability of Agriculture Market, Mandis in Enam, FPOs etc.

•Various Incentive Scheme for Industrial Growth

•Located in Central East India with direct access to 7 states with potential market

Key Production Highlights of Chhatisgarh

  • Rank 1 in Production of Bitter Gourd and Rank 3 in production of pointed gourd.

  • Among the top 5 states in production of Litchi, Pumpkin and bottle gourd.


  • 2 Food Parks.

  • 7 Industrial Parks/ Growth Centre and 6 IP and GC in pipeline.

  • 61 Industrial Areas.

Economic Snapshot

  • Nominal Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of the state for the year 2019-20 is  Rs 3.64 trillion at current prices with the approx.

  • The state’s GSDP increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) (in Rs) of 10.98 per cent between 2011-12 and 2019- 20.

  • Chhattisgarh share in total export from India was 0.41% valued US$ 1073.30 Million in 2019 (Apr-Dec).

  • Per Capita Income US$ 1385.7 in FY 2018-19.

  • According to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), cumulative FDI inflows in Chhattisgarh, during April 2000 to June 2019, amounted to US$ 1.4 Bn (including Madhya Pradesh).


Horticulture Crops






•Bitter gourd

•Pointed Gourd



Spices Crops



•Red Chilies


Agriculture Crop



•Coarse Cereals

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Food Processing Opportunities 

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Fruits & Vegetable processing

  • F&V Canning & Ketchup Line

  • F&V Aseptic & Concentrate Unit

  • Fruit Juice/ Squashes

  • IQF/Frozen F&V

  • Jam & Jelly

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Food Ingredient Units

  • Food Color

  • Extracts from Spices

  • Pectin/ Antioxidant Extraction Unit

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Specialized Units-1

  • Fortified Dairy/ F&V Products

  • Fortified Bakery products

  • Nutraceutical Products

  • Probiotic Food

Spices in Heaps

Spice & Herbs Processing

  • Organic Spice Grinding Line

  • Herbs Cutting & Grinding

  • Spice Paste & Powder

  • Spice oil extraction units

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Dairy Products

  • Milk based Sweets

  • Pasteurized Milk

  • Milk Products (Paneer, Ghee, Cheese, Curd/ Lasse, Powder)

  • Canned Sweets Line

  • Ice Cream Line

  • UHT Milk Packaging in Tetrapack

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Specialized Units-2

  • Food Enzymes

  • Functional Foods

  • Super Critical Fluid Extraction

  • Food Testing Lab

  • Honey processing

Stalks of Wheat

Cereal Products

  • Flour Mill/ Rice Mill

  • Bakery Line

  • Solvent Extraction Unit

  • Macroni Products

  • Breakfast Cereals

  • Extruded & Fried Snacks

  • Instant Mixes/ Soups

Couscous with Meat and Vegetables

Egg & Meat Products

  • Frozen Meat Products

  • Egg Powder Unit

  • Canned Fish & Meat Products

  • Sausages & Salami

  • Ready to Cook products

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Pulse Products

  • Dal Mill

  • RTE Products

  • Besan Mill

  • Canned Pulses

  • Puffed Snacks

  • Organic Whole Pulses

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Beverage Unit

  • RTS Juice in Tetrapak

  • Instant Tea Products

  • Natural Mineral Water

  • Packaged Drinking Water

  • Vitamin Drink

  • Sports Drink

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