[feed] Atom [feed] RSS 1.0 [feed] RSS 2.0

Indian fruit and vegetable processing industry - potential and challenges.

Eipeson, W. E. and Bhowmik, S. R. (1992) Indian fruit and vegetable processing industry - potential and challenges. Indian Food Packer, 46 (5). 7-12, 6 ref..

[img] PDF
IFP 1992.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (794kB) | Request a copy


World production statistics for fruit and vegetables are presented. India has the 2nd highest fruit production (27.8 million t) after Brazil. Mango is the main fruit produced, with an annual production of 10 million t (65% of world mango production), followed by banana, citrus fruits, grapes, apples, pineapples and guava. Potato is the main vegetable produced, with annual production 16 million t, followed by tapioca, onion, okra, tomato, knolkhol, cabbage, brinjal and garlic. Other topics discussed include: minor fruits grown in India; per capita consumption of fruit juice and nectar in world markets (1985-1989); and market potential, technology upgrades, policy support and future trends for the industry.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 05 Economics > 05 Marketing (Industrial)
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 23 Vegetables
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 24 Fruits
Divisions: Fruit and Vegetable Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2021 08:57
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 08:57
URI: http://ir.cftri.res.in/id/eprint/7927

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item