Vision

  To be global leader in Food Processing domain by Agri and allied produce value enhancement,
Increasing efficiency, waste minimization, Governance and Institutional support by 2029  

Goal
  • Develop commodity-based clusters to enable a focused and planned approach to developing the food processing industry through a coordinated approach between government departments.
  • Identify and bridge existing infrastructure gaps affecting the food processing industry.
  • Promote innovation, research & development in the industry and ensure continuous technology up gradation.
  • Undertake capacity building and enhance competitiveness of food processing industry in both domestic and international markets.
Role

The APFPS has a clear goal of attaining these objectives by facilitating and acting as a catalyst to attract quality investments from within India and abroad into this sector with the aim of making food processing a national initiative. With this overall objective, the APFPS aims at:

  • Better utilization and value addition of agricultural produce for enhancement of income of farmers
  • Minimizing wastage at all stages in the food processing chain by the development of infrastructure for storage, transportation and processing of agro-food produce
  • Induction of modern technology into the food processing industries from both domestic and external sources
  • Provide policy support, and support for creation of Infrastructure, capacity expansion/ Up gradation and other supportive measures form the growth of this sectors
  • Promote export of processed food products.