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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 1 (2019)

Scope of food-processing in <em>Kandi</em> region of Punjab state

Author(s):

Lakhwinder Kaur and Gaganpreet Kaur

Abstract:
Punjab is known as the ‘Bread Basket of India’. But within the Punjab state there are areas which are more food insecure than the rest. The <em>Kandi </em>belt is one of them that include districts like Mohali, Roopnagar, Nawanshahr, Hoshiarpur &amp; Gurdaspur. In the present scenario, food processing and value addition have great potential for reducing wastage, accelerating agricultural growth and improving economy of the farmers. Food processing seems to have promising future, provided farmers participation and adequate government support is there. The small scale food processing sector is a major source of employment and adds value to crops by processing

Pages: 06-09  |  2703 Views  1125 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Lakhwinder Kaur and Gaganpreet Kaur. Scope of food-processing in <em>Kandi</em> region of Punjab state. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1S):06-09.

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