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Food Processing Opportunities in Madhya Pradesh

Food Consultant for Madhya Pradesh

Scenario of State of  Madhya Pradesh

The state of Madhya Pradesh is located in the center of India and is often called the Heart of India. The peaceful manpower of the State is an advantage for industrial development. 11 Agro-Climatic zones and 5 crop zones with varying land use, soil types, rainfall and water resources distributed across 52 districts of the State.

State is ranked no. 1 in production of pulses, oil seeds, oranges, coriander, gram, soyabean, and overall aromatic and medical plant.

Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Bhind, Hoshangabad, Khargone, Raisen, Balaghat, Katni, Sagar, Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Jhabua and Jabalpur are the major Food Processing Clusters available in the State.

Advantage Madhya Pradesh

  • Robust and prosperous industrial ecosystem 

  • Abundant industrial land and skilled manpower

  • Various Incentive Scheme for Industrial Growth

  • Strategic location with seamless connectivity 

  • Surplus availability for the major crops

Key Production Highlights of Madhya Pradesh

Largest Producer : Rank 1 in production of Pulses, Oil Seeds, Orange, Coriander, Gram, Soyabean and overall aromatic and medical plant.  Ranked No. 2 in production of Food Grains, Sesame, Tomato, Garlic, Mustard, Green Peas, Guava, Green Chili, Onion. Rank No. 3 in Production of Citrus Fruit, Red Chili, Cabbage and Cereals. Amongst top 5 states in Milk Production.


  • 2 Mega Food Parks.

  • 8 Food Parks.

  • 5 Agri Export Zones.

  • 45 Industrial Areas for the sector.

  • 5 Commercial Airports.

  • 6 inland container depots (ICDs).

Economic Snapshot

  • GSDP of the State stood US$115.7 bn in FY 2018-19 at current prices.

  • GSDP Growth rate 11% for the year 2018-19.

  • Madhya Pradesh recorded $ 5.3 bn worth of exports in 2017-18, registering a growth of over 18% over the previous year.

  • Per capita Income at current prices stood US$ 1,227 for the year 2017-18.

  • FDI inflows of the state from the year 2000 to 2019 US$ 1.4 bn. (Inc. Chhattisgarh)

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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

  • Whole and ground Spices

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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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