Thakur opens food park in Una dist

Shimla, Feb 11: Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday inaugurated Cremica Food Park, which is  the first mega food park of Himachal, through video conferencing.

The park is located at Singan village in Una. It has been set up at a cost of Rs 107.34 crore.

This is the first mega food park operationalised in Himachal Pradesh. The inauguration took place in the presence of Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh, and Anurag Singh Thakur, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Hamirpur.

The Cremica Mega Food Park will benefit people of Una district and nearby districts of Kangra, Hamirpur and Bilaspur.

The park is located at Singan village in Una. It has been set up at a cost of Rs 107.34 crore.

This is the first mega food park operationalised in Himachal Pradesh. The inauguration took place in the presence of Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh, and Anurag Singh Thakur, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Hamirpur.

The Cremica Mega Food Park will benefit people of Una district and nearby districts of Kangra, Hamirpur and Bilaspur.

The park has been set up on 52.40 acres at a cost of Rs 107.34 crore. The facilities, being created by the developer at Central Processing Centre (CPC) of this mega food park, include multi-crop pulping line with bulk aseptic packaging (24 MT/ hour), frozen storage (1,000 MT), deep freeze, dry warehouse, QC laboratory and other food processing facilities.

The park also has a common administrative building for the office and other uses by the entrepreneurs.

Badal said the mega food park would leverage an additional investment of about Rs 250 crore in 25-30 food processing units in the park and generate a turnover of about Rs 450-500 crore annually. It would also provide employment to 5,000 persons and benefit