Andhra Pradesh Food Processing Society (APFPS) has been established by the Government of Andhra Pradesh under The Andhra Pradesh Societies Act in November2012 to act as a nodal agency for development of Food Processing Sector in the State.

The Secretary to Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is the Chairman of the Society. The Commissioner / Director in charge of allied sectors including Agriculture, Horticulture, Marketing, Animal Husbandry and KVIC are the members of the society.

The Main Objective Of The Society are:

  • Enhancing and stabilizing the income level of the farmers.
  • Achieving integration of the food processing infrastructure from farm to market.
  • Making the food processing sector attractive for both domestic and foreign investors.
  • Making food processing is all season activity.
  • Undertaking Capacity building & Promotional activities.
  • Providing Quality check facility.
  • Providing Marketing assistance to producers.
  • Reduction of Agricultural waste.
  • Enhancing the competitiveness of food processing industry in both domestic as well as international markets.


Sri Mukesh Kumar Meena ,IAS

Secretary to government ( Food processing) ,
Industries and commerce department .

Sri Mukesh Kumar Meena ,IAS, is a Secretary to government (Food processing) , Industries and commerce department.


   “To be global leader in Food Processing domain by Agri and allied produce value enhancement, Increasing efficiency, waste  minimization, Governance and Institutional support by 2029 “


  • Develop commodity-based clusters to enable a focused and planned approach to develop the food processing industry through a coordinated approach between government departments.
  • Identify and bridge existing infrastructure gaps affecting the food processing industry.
  • Promote innovation, research & development in the industry and ensure continuous technology up gradation.
  • Undertake capacity building and enhance competitiveness of food processing industry in both domestic and international markets.


The APFPS has a clear goal of attaining these objectives by facilitating and acting as a catalyst to attract quality investments from within India and abroad into this sector with the aim of making food processing a national initiative. With this overall objective, the APFPS aims at:

  • Better utilization and value addition of agricultural produce for enhancement of income of farmers
  • Minimizing wastage at all stages in the food processing chain by the development of infrastructure for storage, transportation and processing of agro-food produce
  • Induction of modern technology into the food processing industries from both domestic and external sources
  • Provide policy support, and support for creation of Infrastructure, capacity expansion/ Up gradation and other supportive measures form the growth of this sectors
  • Promote export of processed food products.




  • 1.
    Secretary to Govt., (Food Processing)
  • 2.
    Commissioner of Industries
  • 3.
    Deputy Secretary to Govt., Ind & Com. Dept
  • 4.
    CEO, Khadi & Village Industries Board
  • 5.
    Addl/Joint/Deputy Secretary to Govt., Fin. Dept.
  • 6.
    Commissioner / Director of Agriculture
  • 7.
    Commissioner / Director of Horticulture
  • 8.
    Director of Animal Husbandry
  • 9.
    CEO, AP Food Processing Society

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