Around 800 large Flour Mills in the country convert about 10.5 Million Tons of wheat into wheat products i.e., Coarse Flour, Flour, Semolina, Bran & Wheat Germ. The installed capacity of Flour Mills is more than 21 Million Metric Tons. Roller Flour Milling sector processes around 12 – 15 per cent of the total wheat consumed in the country.
Most wheat is consumed in the form of baked goods, mainly bread; therefore, wheat grains must be milled to produce flour prior to consumption. Wheat is also used as an ingredient in compound feedstuffs, starch production and as a feed stock in ethanol production.
The aim of the miller is to extract the maximumproportion of flour from the grain with the least possible contamination by bran, pollard andgerm, the first two because they discolor the flour and the last because it reduces the keepingquality. Flour comprises a mixture of fine granules of starch and protein.
Invest in a Roller flour milling in India being an agriculture economy, with growing population would always have a great opportunity in food. No industry could really match its growth and profitability potential. The world over food has been one of the most profitable industries and most of global food giants that have emerged have fundamentally been wheat millers. The most profitable and largest companies in the world are also food companies like Nestle, Kraft General Food, Cargilletc. Thus, due to demand it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian Major Players are as under
• Nature Fresh
• Shakti Bhog