A Spanish company will set up a Rs 350 crore vegetable processing facility at Mohali in Punjab, which will benefit vegetable growers in the State, said Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
In a statement, she said she visited the factory premises of food processing company Conelodos de Navarra in Spain and assured the promoters that her ministry will extend all possible support to it.
The release further said the company’s president and CEO Benito Jimenez told the Minister that the new plant would create around 500 jobs, besides benefitting 5,000 farmers directly.
Jimenez also said the company would also focus on potato processing which will open up a new market for farmers of Doaba region.
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