Plantation Crops

Projects executed in other plantation crops

Study on performance of Desiccated Coconut Powder (DCP) making units in India

DCP production in recent years has witnessed drastic fall. This study was aimed at assessing various problems affecting the performance of the industry. The project involved primary survey of all the DCP making units in the country spread over the four southern states (AP, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala). DCP units were visited primarily to assess the satisfaction level of the units on availability of various inputs (including finance) and government assistance or role affecting the performance of the units. The study also evaluated the marketing problems associated with DCP manufacturing units. The detailed action plan to be implemented at government level for better performance of the industry was suggested.

Strategies for positioning of coconut oil in the emerging scenario

The study involved the mapping of consumption, seasonality and price trends of coconut oil in India. In order to know the temporal behavior of Coconut oil prices in different markets viz., Mumbai, Kozhikode and Kochi market. A comprehensive price forecast for two years and other results were presented for effective planning regarding marketing and promotional strategies of coconut oil.

Content and data maintenance for Tea Board of India.

Currently, we are working on a project initiated in September 2003, which involves collection of data in prescribed formats from tea manufacturers, exporters, and buyers spread across the length and breadth of the country and its compilation in the website of the Tea Board. The scope of the project includes collection of data, validation, entry of the data into database and generation of MIS reports for the Tea board. Foretell is also involved in development of content for the Tea Board Portal.

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