The organic farming sector in India has a supply chain problem, and technology may just be the answer
A few decades ago, technology in the food sector meant higher-yielding crops, and better storage and packaging practices. Today, with the slow food movement, there is a shift in the way we eat: we have moved to fertiliser-free, non-GMO food, to stay healthy through life. The focus is now on using technology to put a plate of organic food efficiently onto our tables, for farm-to-fork to be a reality for the majority.
How things stand
The overall world trade in organic food is said to be over $80 billion, according to the 17th edition of The World of Organic Agriculture, published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture and IFOAM – Organics International in February 2016...................Read more
Source: The Hindu