Food Processing

Major Fruit Crops:

  • Pineapple (1,16,894 TPA),
  • Jackfruit (2,49,265 TPA),
  • Orange (19,797 TPA),
  • Cashew (1,960 TPA),
  • Coconut (3,216 TPA)

    Pineapples and Oranges renowned for their unique flavour and organic nature of produce.

    An Agri-Export Zone (AEZ) for Pineapple and a modern Food Park is being developed.

Major spices:

  • Ginger (4170.42 MT),
  • Turmeric (3,381 MT),
  • Chilli (2,085 MT),
  • Black Pepper (41.15 MT)

 

The agro-climatic conditions are favourable for growing various fruit and horticultural crops. The products of Tripura are well known both on the table and in other processed forms. There is a scope for the expansion of this sector under any specific variety, if required.

A modern Food Park is being set up near Agartala, to give a fillip to this sector. An Agri Export Zone for Pineapple is also being developed. There is a vast potential for setting up of food processing units in the State. The State also has potential in the meat processing sector.

There is an ample scope for area expansion under organic spices cultivation in Tripura. Major spices include Ginger, Turmeric, Chilli, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Tezpatta.