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Stimulus 2.0: Reforms good, implementation a challenge, say food firms

The reason is the "well-oiled system" that exists right now, preventing farmers from approaching buyers directly.

agriculture sector | Agriculture reform | Lockdown

Viveat Susan Pinto & Ishita Ayan Dutt  |  Mumbai/Kolkata 

fmcg,, goods, farm product, food processing, sales, beverage, non-essential
Companies such as PepsiCo India and Coca-Cola India said they would have to study the fine print and had no comments to offer on the reforms announced on Friday.

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s move to give the “choice” to sell their produce anywhere in the country is a welcome step, feel food and agri . However, this may not be easy to implement, say executives at some of the top firms that Business Standard spoke to.



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First Published: Sat, May 16 2020. 02:21 IST