For instance, Unity Infraprojects Ltd, Mumbai, is developing the mega food park near Jalandhar at a cost of around Rs 360 crore. The facility will be established on around 100 acres and will consist of 30-35 food processing units.Western Agri Food Park established in Satara is Western India's first food park and based on 75 acres of land.
Such food parks will help in
- Reducing post harvest losses
- Maintainance of the supply chain in sustainable manner
- Value Addition
- Additional income generation for the farmers
- shifting the farmers to more market driven and profitable farming activities.