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Food processing sector is a vital link between agriculture and industry. It helps with commercialisation of farming with measures like contract farming, where it provides a regular income for farmers. It also provides employment in a large scale and enhances the reach of farmer produce with increase in storage life and value additions.
The Indian food processing industry is one of the largest in the world in terms of production, consumption, export and growth prospects. It has moved up the value chain from simple packaging, pickling to innovative ready-to-eat products and beverages. Govt initiatives in food parks, cold storage infrastructure is also yielding results.
There is a huge demand for convenience foods with changing lifestyle and urbanization.
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FSSAI has issued approved methods for analysis of various food products. The organization has set some standardised testing methods for five different food product types. They are: methods of detection; analysis and estimation of melamine in milk and milk products; total polar compounds in edible oils and fats, estimation of coumarin content in cinnamon, parameters in sago and detection of acid value in oils and fats.
These methods are standardised and would be helpful in uniform testing methods across India, resulting in non-variable results. The country?s apex food regulator said that these methods were approved by the scientific panel on methods of sampling and analysis.