Horticultural crop production has surpassed the food grain crop production for the first time in the history of Indian Agriculture. It has happened due to the concerted efforts of all those engaged in R&D of Horticulture and active participation of the private sector and more importantly farmers of the country.
Horti Intex, is a great platform for companies to showcase their technologies to the existing and emerging entrepreneurs and make horticulture more remunerative particularly to the small and marginal farmers.
Why Coimbatore for Horti intex?
- Coimbatore has a strong engineering industry base with not many companies in the horticulture sector.
- Coimbatore is the hub for agro-commercial activities for spices, horticulture, tea and coffee, vegetables, fruits and coconuts etc.
- Coimbatore is in need of solution providers to minimise post harvest losses.
- Coimbatore is well connected to the other parts of India by rail, road and air.
- Seed companies
- Pesticide companies
- Fertilizers companies
- Bio-fertilizers companies
- Organic farm input manufacturers
- Packers and sealers
- Private nurseries
- Nodal banks
- Cold storage