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What all Industries come under "Food Industry"?

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Asked by Sharmila Bose, 23 Jan '12 05:01 pm
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The food industry is a complex, global collective of diverse businesses that together supply much of the food energy consumed by the world population. Only subsistence farmers, those who survive on what they grow, can be considered outside of the scope of the modern food industry.

The food industry includes:

Regulation: local, regional, national and international rules and regulations for food production and sale, including food quality and food safety, and industry lobbying activities
Education: academic, vocational, consultancy
Research and development: food technology
Financial services insurance, credit
Manufacturing: agrichemicals, seed, farm machinery and supplies, agricultural construction, etc.
Agriculture: raising of crops and livestock, seafood ...more
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 23 Jan '12 05:48 pm

 
  
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India is the world's second largest producer of food next to China, and has the potential of being the biggest with the food and agricultural sector. The total food production in India is likely to double in the next ten years and there is an opportunity for large investments in food and food processing technologies, skills and equipment, especially in areas of Canning, Dairy and Food Processing, Specialty Processing, Packaging, Frozen Food/Refrigeration and Thermo Processing. Fruits & Vegetables, Fisheries, Milk & Milk Products, Meat & Poultry, Packaged/Convenience Foods, Alcoholic Beverages & Soft Drinks and Grains are important sub-sectors of the food processing industry. Health food and health food supplements is another rapidly rising segment of this industry which is gaining vast popularity amongst the health conscious.

India is one of the worlds major food producers but accounts for less than 1.5 per cent of international food trade. This indicates vast scope for both investo ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 23 Jan '12 06:47 pm

 
  
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Agriculture: Crop farming, livestock raising, and fishing (or fish farming)
Manufacturing: Agrochemicals, seed, farm machinery and supplies, and agricultural construction
Food processing: Preparation of fresh products for market, manufacture of prepared food products
Answered by ambuj kumar, 23 Jan '12 05:33 pm

 
  
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Hotel & food processing units ..........
Answered by pradeep mishra, 23 Jan '12 05:06 pm

 
  
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The food industry is the complex network of farmers and diverse businesses that together supply much of the food consumed by the world population. Although there is no formal definition for the term, the food industry covers all aspects of food production and sale. It includes such areas as the raising of crops and livestock, manufacture of farm equipment and agrochemicals, food processing, packaging and labeling, storage, distribution, regulatory frameworks, financing, marketing, retailing, catering, research and development, and education. The Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)[2] uses the term food system to describe this entire enterprise. Only subsistence farmers, those who survive on what they grow, can be considered outside the scope of the modern food industry
The food industry covers a wide range of areas, including those listed below.

Agriculture: Crop farming, livestock raising, and fishing (or fish farming)
Manufacturing: Agrochemic ...more
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Answered by azam khan, 23 Jan '12 05:05 pm

 
  
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