Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated food processing unit located in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh.
As many as 5,000 farmers will be benefitted with inauguration of the food processing unit and it is expected to leverage an investment of Rs 50.33 crore.
Organic India is the promoter of the food processing unit. The promoter has set up the manufacturing plant in the state to export an array of tea products to about 30 countries.
The Organic India is likely to generate direct employment of 100 and indirect employment of 250 persons. The unit has been set up at a total cost of Rs 55.13 crore. A grant-in-aid of Rs 4.80
crore has been provided by the Ministry.
A processing capacity of three tpd has been created and the unit will process agro produce worth Rs 350 crore. Products manufactured in this unit are tulsi green tea, sweet lemon green tea, lemon ginger green tea, pomegranate green tea, sweet rose, tulsi masala.
The unit is spread over an area of 12,903 sq mtr/ 3.18 acre in Agro Park Phase-II, UPSIDC Industrial area, Barabanki