Largest producer of Palm Oil, Chillies and Spices, Fish, Shrimp and Eggs in India

Why Invest in Andhra Pradesh


Major Producer of Food, with Strong Agri-horticultural Resource Base, Making the State the Top Producer of Banana, Mango and Fish in the Country


The State also Boasts of Excellent Air Connectivity with International and Domestic Airport Infrastructure Available 


Home to over 5,000 Food Processing Units, Three Mega Food Parks, Five Cold Chain Projects and Abattoir Projects Backed by Strong Governance

Source: Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture (2015-16)

S. No. Category Districts
1. Banana Vizianagaram, Kadapa, Anantpur, Kurnool, West Godavari
2. Rice Guntur, Anantpur, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna
3. Sweet Orange Prakasm, Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantpur
4. Okra Krishna, Kurnool, Anantpur, Chittoor, Kadapa
5. Turmeric Visakhapatanam, Krishna, Guntur, Kurnool
6. Livestock Guntur, Prakasm, Krishna, Chittoor
7. Sorghum( Jowar) Prakasm, Kurnool, Kadapa, Guntur
8. Tomato Guntur, Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantpur, Chittoor

Source: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India – Central and State License

S. No. Processing Cluster District(s)
1. Spices and Condiments Processing Guntur, Kadapa, Prakasm, Kurnool
2. Rice Mills Nellore, West Godavari, Krishna, East Godavari
3. Pulses Processing Kadapa, Anantpur, Kurnool
4. Bakery Products Krishna, West Godavari, Nellore
5. Mango Jelly Cluster East Godavari, Vizianagaram, West Godavari, Krishna
6. Edible oils processing East Godavari, West Godavari, Kurnool, Nellore
7. Turmeric Processing cluster Guntur, Prakasham, Kadapa, Krishna
8. Meat Processing Krishna, Anantapur, Prakasham East Godavari
9. Fish & Fishery Products East Godavari, West Godavari Krishna, Nellore
10. Fruits Processing Chittoor, Krishna, Kadapa

Source: Cold Chains: Ministry of Food Processing Industries (dated 31.08.2017)
Food / Industrial Park: Ministry of Food Processing Industries (Year -2015)

S. No. Industrial Park Location Type (Multi/ single product), ETC. Total Land Area Available(in acres)
Mega Food Park
1 Srini Food Park Private Limited Chittoor Multi products 140
2 Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Ltd Mega Food Park Krishna Multi products 100
3 Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park Private Limited West Godavari Multi products 57.81
4 Jain Irrigation systems Ltd. Kurnool Multi products 623
5 Nekkanti Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Nellore Multi products 52.22
6 SH Food Processing Pvt. Ltd. Prakasham Multi products 53.74
7 North Coastal Integrated Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Vizianagaram Multi products 37.89
8 M/s. Vyshnavi Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Chittoor Multi products 100
9 M/s Sri Varsha Integrated Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Kadapa Multi products 44.78
10 M/s Sri Chandana Integrated Food Park Ltd. Vizianagaram Multi products 40
11 M/s Patanjali Food and Herbal Park Pvt. Ltd. Vizianagaram Multi products 172.84
12 Aveena Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Anantapur Multi products 50
13 M/s North Andhra Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. Srikakulam Multi products 60
14 M/s Safe n Fresh Integrated Food ParkPvt. Ltd. Nellore Multi products 53.74
15 M/s Specialized SRK Foods Pvt. Ltd. Chittoor Multi products 45
Special Economic Zones
1. Sri City Private Limited Chittoor Multi products 3799
2. Parry Infrastructure Company Private Limited West Godavari Multi Products 250
3. Krishnapatnam Infratech Pvt. Ltd. Nellore Multi Products 2526
4. APIIC Ltd. Vishkapatnam Multi Products 3213.03

Key Production Statistics

State Govt Initiatives

Ease of Doing Business

  • Time bound single-window clearances through reformed processes and legislatures for all departments
  • Department of Industries, Government of Andhra Pradesh provides guidance about policies and programmes to investors
  • Online submission of property registration application and payment facility available to investors through the single window portal
  • Number of documents required to avail incentives have been reduced to make it easier for investors
  • Clear timelines (15 to 60 days) have been defined for all statutory permissions, with a clear provision for deemed approvals in many departments

Policy Incentives

  • Capital investment subsidy of 25 to 50 per cent based on classification by size and operation of the enterprise
  • Interest subsidy of seven percent on a term loan taken for fixed capital investment for food processing units and cold chain infrastructure
  • 100 per cent exemption of APMC cess/fees in respect of procurement of agriculture / horticulture produce
  • Food processing units are entitled to reimbursement of 50 per cent of the cost of certifications such as HACCP, GMP, ISO 9000, ISO 22000, GLP and TQM 
  • 100 per cent reimbursement of stamp duty and transfer duty on purchase or lease of land meant for industrial use
  • Exemption from electricity duty for five years on captive power plants set up for self-use 
  • Reimbursement of 30 per cent of the road transport charges till the Inland Container Depot (ICD) / port for export of perishable goods
  • Reimbursement of 50 per cent of the cost involved in skill upgradation and training local manpower.


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