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Food Processing Opportunities in Andaman & Nicobar Island |

Food Consultant for Andaman & Nicobar Island

Scenario of State of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Located in the Indian Ocean, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of 572 islands lying in the South-Eastern part of the Bay of Bengal. The Islands are located in close proximity to Indonesia and Thailand. They are well connected with the rest of the world with the presence of 23 ports and an international airport in the capital city of Port Blair. The long coastline of 1,962 km provides huge opportunities for investments in marine-based industries, and cruise tourism which is currently at a nascent stage in India.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a total cropped area of over 16,500 ha, with major crops including coconut, paddy, banana and areca nut. The Islands are home to 2,400 MSME units.

Advantage Andaman & Nicobar Island

•High Literacy rate 81.29%.

•Near to International Trade Corridor

•Close proximity with the Indian Coast Line

•Neighboring South East Asian Countries

•Various Incentives for Industrial Growth

Economic Snapshot

•Andaman & Nicobar Islands recorded US$ 1.10 Million worth of exports in 2019 (April-Dec).

•At current prices, the GSDP of Andaman & Nicobar Islands was $ 1098 Mn. In  2017-18.

•The GSDP of the state grew at a CAGR (in Rs) of 15.4 per cent in the year 2017-18.

•Annual exploitable marine fish stock of over 148,000 tonnes, 3.8% of the country’s fishery potential

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Horticulture Crops




•Cashew Nut

•Lady Finger



Spices Crops

•Black Pepper


•Bay Leaf


Agriculture Crop


•Green Gram

•Black Gram

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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

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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

Stalks of Wheat

Cereal Products

  • Flour Mill

  • Bakery Line

  • Solvent Extraction Unit

  • Breakfast Cereals

  • Extruded & Fried Snacks

  • Instant Mixes/ Soups

Couscous with Meat and Vegetables

Egg & Meat Products

  • Frozen Meat Products

  • Canned Fish & Meat Products

  • Sausages & Salami

  • Ready to Cook products

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Pulse Products

  • Dal Mill

  • RTE Products

  • Besan Mill

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Beverage Unit

  • RTS Juice in Tetrapak

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