- In the export scenario, the largest contributors are India’s Coastal States, which accounts for 74.3 percent of India’s total exports.
- Kerala’s position in the export contribution of the country is 13th out of 29 states
- Food Products in the top 20 export commodities from Kerala – Marine Products, Spices, Cashew, Tea& Coffee, Fresh Fruits & vegetables and Buffalo Meat.
The Kerala Food Summit Conference will include sessions
Packaging & Labelling
Understanding the multidimensional aspects of packaging – Economical & Sustainable methods of packaging.
FSSAI Regulations: Expectation & Reality
New regulations & Policy requirements – Practical Issues & Ease of implementation – Interaction with FSSAI & Industry.
Promoting the processing clusters of Kerala – Logistics Support specifically for food industry – Inland transportation – Cold Storage & Refrigeration facilities – Warehouses in the port.
Waste Reduction & Management
Current Food waste scenario & understanding the need for external intervention – Prioritizing waste reduction over waste management.
Qualified & Skilled Workforce
Leveraging the employment generation capability of the food processing Industry – Focusing on reducing the skill gap.