MoFPI invites comments and suggestions on Draft of National Food Processing Policy 2019

Dec 31, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) on December 24, 2019, has invited comments and suggestions on the Draft of National Food Processing Policy, 2019. 

The main objectives of the Draft of National Food Processing Policy, 2019 are as follows:

•  It ensures that the farmers shall get remunerative price while ensuring the availability of quality and affordable produce to the consumers and create employment.

•  It shall reduce the wastages and increase the market efficiency and value-added opportunities.

•  It shall help to address the issues of malnourishment by ensuring the availability of nutritionally balanced foods.

•  It shall make food processing sector more competitive through the innovation of adequate infrastructure facilities such as supply chain, use of modern technologies, food safety, promoting traceability, encouraging optimum capacity utilization of assets and resources.

•  It shall promote food safety and nutrition issues and boost the growth of food processing sector.

The comments and suggestions, if any, may be sent till December 31, 2019 on email id: [email protected] and [email protected]


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