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Food Processing Opportunities in Haryana

Food Consultant for Haryana

Scenario of State of  Haryana

Haryana state has 21 administrative districts with union territory of Chandigarh as its capital, which is also administrative capital of State of Punjab. The State surrounds the National Capital City, New Delhi, from three sides with around 40 % of the National Capital Region (NCR) falling in Haryana.

Haryana is the leading contributor to the country’s production of milk and food grains. The gross cropped area of the state is 6.51 million Ha and net cropped area is 3.64 million Ha with a cropping intensity of 184.91%. The state has diverse agro-ecology and cropping pattern. The major crops produced in the state are rice, wheat, sugarcane, cotton, oilseeds, pearl millet, gram, Kinnow, Mango, Guava, and Strawberry etc.. More than 60% export of Basmati Rice from India takes place from Haryana.

Though Haryana is one of the smallest States in India with 4.4 million hectares of land, forming 1.34 percent of the total geographical area of the country , agriculture sector contributes about 15% share to the State GDP

Advantage Haryana

  • Approximately 2/3 (13 Districts) of Haryana lies in the National Capital Region (NCR) . The entire State is within 250 km from New Delhi International Airport.

  • Haryana was ranked amongst the top 3 fastest-growing States in the States of Growth analysis by CRISIL in 2018.

  • 1000 acres of land in the Haryana sub region of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.

  • 2nd Highest State in average Agricultural household income: INR 2.21 Lakh.

  • Haryana’s contribution to the total exports from India was 4.37% in 2017-18, a steady increase from 3.88% in 2016-17.

  • 26,131 km of road network with 15 National Highways and 29 State Highways. Approximately 1,710.49 km long rail routes.

  • Haryana was ranked 4th in Infrastructure Development Index by CMIE (Central for Monitoring Indian Economy).

  • Haryana No. 1 State in North India in Ease of Doing Business, Haryana No. 3 in the country in Ease of Doing Business.

  • More than 3000 operative food processing units are present in Haryana.

Key Production Highlights of Haryana

  • Largest Producer : Haryana is 8th largest producer of milk contributing 5% of National Production.Haryana is one of the major state, producing Mushroom. Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh account for nearly 90% of Country’s Production

  • Egg & Meat : State is one of the major Egg producing state. Rank 1 in Inland fish productivity per ha per year


  • 2 Mega Food Parks.

  • 23 SEZs.

  • 31 Industrial Estates.

  • 250 Cold Storage Units.

  • 9 Cold Chain Projects.

Economic Snapshot

  • Consolidated fund expenditure on Agriculture and Allied Activities will be 6045.31 for the year 2020-21.

  • Consolidated fund expenditure on Industries and Minerals will be 498.35 for the year 2020-21.

  • According to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), cumulative FDI inflows in Haryana, during April 2000 to June 2019, amounted to US$ 2,150 million (incl. Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh).

  • GSDP of Haryana at current prices INR 7.34 Trillion, Gross State Value Added INR 6.16 Trillion, Agriculture and Allied Sector GSVA INR 1.16 Trillion as per QE (2018-19).

  • Per Capita income of the state INR 236 Lakh for the year 2018-19 at current prices.

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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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