North Coastal Integrated Food Park Private Limited is setting up an integrated food park at B P Varakattu (V) Cheepurupalli (M) Vizianagaram(D) Andhra Pradesh. Conceptualized as a food processing infrastructure facility providing world class infrastructure and technology to the entrepreneurs engaged in the food processing industry. North Coastal Integrated Food Park will provide a platform and establish backward and forward linkages covering the entire food processing industry value chain, quality assurance, food safety and implementation of best practices in post-harvest management. The Integrated Food Park (IFP) shall make available the latest food processing technologies to manufacturers and marketers through international tie-ups. Located in one of the most Agri-rich areas of India, the facility is foreseen as the destination for sourcing food products for domestic and international markets.
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has been in the forefront of promoting food processing industry and has declared a separate policy for its promotion. The Government of Andhra Pradesh launched a new Food Processing Policy 2015-20. The Policy aims at making Andhra Pradesh State as one of the most preferred destinations for industries in Food Processing Sector.
Integrated Food Parks is considered to be an inclusive concept aimed at establishing “Direct linkages from the farm to food processing industry and ultimately carried to the consumer markets”, through a vast network of collection centres and primary Processing Centers.