Published On:February 8 2010
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Coimbatore to get food processing unit
Coimbatore: Food Processing Industrial Estate has planned to develop a food processing industrial estate and a “mega agriculture market in the city on a 75 acre site.
The mega market will have modern facilities such as internet connectivity, buying centre and cold storage. Farmers will have the option of taking shops on rent to market their produce or buy plots in the market and construct their outlets.
All agricultural produce for wholesale marketing to the domestic and export markets will be sold through this facility.
The industrial estate will be an adjoining facility for about 40 food processing units. The estate will have common facilities such as information centre, parking space, street lights, water and power connections. The total project cost is estimated to be Rs. 50 crore.