Here is Why & How One Can Invest in Organic Food Business

Nibedita Mohanta
Nibedita Mohanta Apr 20 2019 - 2 min read
Here is Why & How One Can Invest in Organic Food Business
The farming of organic food demands constant care, proper attention, and large farmlands, which is why it needs investment to sustain.

Organic food is also considered as the new age grocery because the entire generation is invested in the concept of organic food. The population is well aware of the harmful effects of the pesticides loaded vegetables on their body and about the adulteration processes that go into making ready-made food, which has marked organic food one of the most consumed foods in today’s time.

According to the USDA, organic produce is "grown on soil that had no prohibited substances applied for three years prior to harvest. Prohibited substances include most synthetic fertilizers and pesticides."

Organic meats, on the other hand, are defined as "animals are raised in living conditions accommodating their natural behaviors (like the ability to graze on pasture), fed 100% organic feed and forage, and not administered antibiotics or hormones."

Why Do Organic Food Business Need Investment?

The farming of organic food demands constant care, proper attention, and large farmlands.

There is a constant rise in the demands of organic food today, especially in the metro and big cities, so to fulfill the rising demands, the organic farmers and suppliers will need to work double hard, which is why investing in organic food business will ultimately help the farmers to produce the quality food to cater to all demanding population.

Due to the constraint of space and facilities, it is difficult to grow in metro cities or big cities; hence organic farming can take place in only someplace away from the city pollution and the transport, as well as packaging cost, goes up, so investing in organic food is feasible because more and more people are turning towards organic farming.

The Government of India is promoting organic farming and the consumption of organic food in the country. Financial assistance is provided to farmers who are adopting organic farming under various central sector schemes such as National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), National Food Security Mission (NFSM) and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).

How Can one Invest in Organic Food?

The organic food business is one of the most profitable businesses in today’s time, which is why there are a lot of players in the business right now, starting from startups, and entrepreneurs to franchises.

One who wants to invest in the organic food business and earn profit shares, he/she will have to do a brief research about the top players in the industry and invest in them.

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