Major government initiatives to boost the agriculture and food industry in India

Global Food retail industry guide providestop-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: marketsize (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The guide also containsdescriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics andanalysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Major government initiatives to boost the agriculture and foodindustry in India

Agriculture and Food Industry in India 2011

The agriculture and food industry in India has been growing steadily withstrong impetus from the government through various initiatives. Sectors thathave witnessed strong private participation in the industry include seeds,fertilizer, farm equipments, warehousing, cold chains, food processing andorganic foods. The report begins with an overview of the agriculture and foodindustry. It provides an introduction to the market and includes informationregarding growth in agriculture, food consumption levels as well as the primaryfactors leading to a growing industry. The value chain in the market has beenhighlighted and includes the major sectors in the market. 

Each of the sectors in the industry namely seeds, fertilizer, farm equipments,warehousing, cold chains, food processing and organic food markets have beenanalysed in detail offering the market size and growth, segmented share,drivers and challenges as well as the major trends. The report also discussesthe segments with the maximum growth opportunities based on investment levels.It also enlists the various PE investments and M&A deals in the market. 

A global comparison has been provided for the organic foods segment withinformation regarding market segmentation by product. Drivers identified inthis segment include increasing health consciousness of the people, huge exportmarket, increasing organized retail, government initiatives while challengescovered are high prices, certification barrier and lack of integrated supplychain. 

A competitive landscape has been provided for each of these sectors whichincludes information regarding the major players in the market. The Annexurecontains a snapshot of their corporation, business highlights and their productportfolio, providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario. 

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The global food retail industry had total revenuesof $5,564.3bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of4.8% between 2009 and 2013.

Supermarkets / Hypermarkets account for thelargest proportion of sales in the global food retail industry in 2013, salesthrough this channel generated $2,998.7bn, equivalent to 53.9% of theindustry's overall value.

The performance of the industry is forecast toaccelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 5.3% for the five-year period 2013 -2018, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $7,215.1bn by theend of 2018.

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