Article in Magazine Food Marketing & Technology India
BY AJAY GUPTA
Ø INDIAN BAKERY INDUSTRY & EMERGING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Baking breads and cakes wasn't really a part of the Indian culture and the notion became popular only with the changing perceptions and evolving lifestyles of the Indian population. And since then, the Indian bakery industry has not turned back. Bakery products today are items of mass consumption due to their affordability and nutrition content.
Ø EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIA'S MAIZE PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Maize is one of the most important cereal crops globally. In India, it is the third most important crop after rice and wheat. A versatile crop grown over a range of agro climatic zones, maize has equally versatile uses varying from animal feed to industrial products. The crop is primarily used for poultry feed, nearly one-fifth is used for human consumption (food) and the rest is used in breweries as well as for industrial products.