India has made lot of progress in agriculture & food sectors since independence in terms of growth in output, yields and processing. It has gone through a green revolution, a white revolution, a yellow revolution and a blue revolution. The retort processed foods do not require rehydration or cooking and can be consumed straight from the pouch with or without pre-warming, depending upon the requirement of the users and the weather conditions. Some of the mouth-watering dishes in retort pouches include sooji halwa, upma, chicken curry, mutton curry, fish curry, chicken madras, chicken kurma, rajma masala, palak paneer, dal makhni, mutter paneer, potato-peas, mutter mushroom, vegetable pulav chicken pulav, and mutton pulav, etc. Ready To Eat, Shelf Stable, Retort Sterilized Foods are completely cooked foods packed in airtight containers, which could be preserved at room temperature for a long period of time without the necessity of freezing, cooling and drying. The thermally-processed retort pouch foods are waterproof, weatherproof and bug proof. The Shelf Life of Ready to Eat Foods is from 1 year to 5 years, depending on the type of packing materials and processing procedures. The size of the processed food market is estimated to be over Rs 110 bn and is growing at 10 to 15% per annum. The Rs 4000-bn food market in India has been growing at the rate of 6.5% a year. The Indian middle class spends an estimated around Rs 700 bn annually on food and groceries alone. The ready-to-eat segment is growing faster as technology is improving and so is the lifestyle of the people. Thus, Ready to Eat Food is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest. Few Indian Major Players are as under:- Energy Products (India) Ltd. Golden Fries Ltd. Haldiram Indian Snacks Ltd. I T C Ltd. Just Desserts Ltd. Kanaiya Foods (India) Ltd. Kohinoor Foods Ltd. M T R Foods Pvt. Ltd. Mount Shivalik Inds. Ltd. Shivdeep Industries Ltd. Tasty Bite Eatables Ltd. Ushodaya Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Venkatramana Food Specialities Ltd.