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Measures announced to boost India’s sagging cold chain

By RJ Whitehead

The government will soon introduce a scheme to develop crop-specific infrastructure that is designed enable farmers to become entrepreneurs and start their own food-processing or cold-chain transportation businesses.

The Lok Sabha, India's parliament, where the Budget session took place

India's Union Budget

Budget 2016: How it affects India's food industry

By RJ Whitehead

Most interest by the food industry in this year’s Union Budget will centre on reforms of foreign direct investment in food retail and policies aimed at farmers. Already, industry figures have voiced support for its contents, which were revealed by Arun...

Food industry winners and losers in BJP’s election manifesto

Food industry winners and losers in BJP’s election manifesto

By RJ Whitehead

With India’s lengthy election process now underway, the expected frontrunner, the Bharatiya Janaya Party, has released its manifesto, and while the food processing industry as a whole could stand to benefit from its pledges, companies like Walmart would...


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