Jackfruit Processing FREE Webinar by NIFTEM

Jackfruit Processing Webinar is organised by National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management, NIFTEM Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T)

Timeline Date

  • 28 JULY, 2023
  • Time – 10:00 A.M. – 02:00 P.M.

Topics to be covered

  1. PMFME Scheme Guidelines & Features
  • Introduction to the PMFME Scheme (Prime Minister’s Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises)
  • Explanation of the key features and objectives of the scheme
  • Benefits and support provided to micro jackfruit processing enterprises under the scheme
  • Eligibility criteria for availing of the scheme’s benefits
  • How to apply for the PMFME Scheme and the necessary documentation

The PMFME Scheme is a government initiative aimed at promoting the formalization and growth of micro food processing enterprises. It provides various benefits and support to entrepreneurs involved in jackfruit processing. These benefits may include financial assistance, skill development programs, access to technology, infrastructure development, and market linkages. The scheme plays a crucial role in empowering small-scale entrepreneurs and fostering the development of the jackfruit processing industry.

  1. Opportunities & Technologies for Micro Jackfruit Processing Enterprises
  • Exploring the market opportunities for jackfruit-based products
  • Innovative technologies and processing methods for enhancing the value of jackfruit
  • Potential product categories and their demand in domestic and international markets
  • Case studies of successful micro jackfruit processing enterprises
  • Collaboration opportunities with research institutions and industry experts

The session on opportunities and technologies will delve into the vast potential that exists for micro jackfruit processing enterprises. Participants will gain insights into emerging market trends, consumer preferences, and the demand for jackfruit-based products. The webinar will highlight various technological advancements and processing techniques that can be employed to enhance the quality, shelf life and value of jackfruit products. Real-life case studies will be shared to showcase successful business models and inspire participants to explore innovative approaches.

  1. FSSAI Registration & Licensing for Micro Jackfruit Processing Enterprises

  • Understanding the role and importance of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)
  • Step-by-step guide to FSSAI registration and licensing process
  • Key food safety regulations and compliance requirements for jackfruit processing units
  • Best practices for maintaining hygiene and quality standards in processing facilities
  • Ensuring food safety from procurement to distribution of jackfruit products

Compliance with food safety regulations is crucial for any food processing enterprise, including those involved in jackfruit processing. This session will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the FSSAI registration and licensing process. They will learn about the necessary documentation, procedures, and timelines for obtaining FSSAI certification. The webinar will also highlight the key food safety regulations and guidelines specific to jackfruit processing units. Moreover, participants will receive valuable insights into maintaining hygiene, quality control measures, and implementing good manufacturing practices throughout the production process.

  1. Packaging, Labelling, Branding, & Marketing

  • Importance of packaging, labeling, and branding for jackfruit products
  • Innovative packaging solutions for enhancing product appeal and shelf life
  • Regulatory requirements for labeling and nutritional information
  • Strategies for effective marketing and creating a brand identity
  • Leveraging online platforms and social media for product promotion

Packaging, labeling, branding, and marketing are critical aspects of any food product’s success in the market. This session will emphasize the significance of visually appealing packaging, informative labeling, and building a strong brand identity for jackfruit products. It will discuss the latest packaging trends, eco-friendly options, and techniques to extend the shelf life of processed jackfruit products. Participants will gain insights into regulatory requirements for product labeling, including nutritional information. Additionally, marketing strategies and the utilization of online platforms and social media for product promotion will be explored.

  1. DPR Preparations & Financial Linkages for Micro Jackfruit Processing Enterprises

  • Understanding the importance of a Detailed Project Report (DPR)
  • Components of a well-prepared DPR for jackfruit processing enterprises
  • Financial aspects, cost estimation, and resource allocation
  • Accessing financial assistance schemes and credit facilities
  • Developing linkages with banks, financial institutions, and government agencies

A Detailed Project Report (DPR) is a crucial document for micro jackfruit processing enterprises seeking financial assistance and investments. This session will guide participants on the key components of a comprehensive DPR, including market analysis, financial projections, operational plans, and risk assessment. The webinar will provide insights into cost estimation, resource allocation, and accessing financial assistance schemes specifically designed for the food processing sector. Participants will also learn about building strong linkages with banks, financial institutions, and government agencies to support their business ventures.

Who can participate Micro Food Processing Entrepreneurs:

  • Micro Food Processing Entrepreneurs: Small-scale entrepreneurs currently involved in the processing of jackfruit or those who are interested in starting a business in this field.
  • State Nodal Officials: Government officials responsible for the implementation of food processing schemes and policies at the state level. They play a crucial role in facilitating the growth and development of micro jackfruit processing enterprises.
  • Farmer Producer Organizations: Associations or groups of farmers who are actively engaged in jackfruit cultivation and processing. These organizations work together to enhance the production, processing, and marketing of jackfruit products.
  • Self-Help Groups: Community-based groups that are involved in food processing activities, with a specific focus on empowering women and marginalized communities. These groups play a vital role in promoting entrepreneurship and skill development in jackfruit processing.
  • Co-operatives & Others: Cooperative societies and other organizations that are involved in the processing of jackfruit. These entities may collaborate with farmers, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders to collectively undertake jackfruit processing activities.
  • Students: Individuals who are pursuing studies in food technology, entrepreneurship, or related fields and have a keen interest in jackfruit processing and value addition. Participation in the webinar can provide them with valuable insights and knowledge in this domain.

Organizer Contact Details

National Institute of Food Technology,
Entrepreneurship and Management, Thanjavur (NIFTEM-T)
Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur – 613 005, Tamil Nadu
Email: odoptm@iifpt.edu.in

Web: www.niftem-t.ac.in
9894244344 & 9080153435

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