MAJOR CONSTRAINTS OF INDIAN FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY: A STUDY
Dr. Naresh Kumar
The present research paper focuses the main constraints of food processing industry of India. The very significant point in food processing industry is that a considerable segment being rural based and it has very high employment prospective with considerably lower investment. There are various constraints and problems in the field of consumption, production and exports of food processing industry. Thus, similar to other industries of the economy food processing industry also suffers from definite problems. The raw materials, particularly vegetables and fruits aren’t obtainable all through the year, these shows to be a main constraint in the development of the food processing industry. The industry is facing many difficulties such as pertaining to finance, marketing, technical and export for smooth running of their industrial units. There is an imperative requirement to supply the facilities which assist them setting up of inexpensively feasible units.
KEY WORDS:Industry, Problems, Development, Prospects