The National Conference on ‘Indian Wine Sector – Potential &
Challenges’ in New Delhi recently was organised by the
Indian Grape Processing Board (IGPB). Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Food
Processing Industries presided over the function.
According to a PIB release, Subodh Kant Sahai, Minister of Food
Processing Industries (MoFPI), said “We should not be deterred by the lean phase through which the industry
is passing, including unsold stock of wines."
He added, "It is
important to set up facilities of international level for wine, and
promoting Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)/ Hazard Analysis and
Critical Control Points (HACCP). We would, therefore, facilitate setting
up of the laboratory for wine testing and certification.”