Article by Tapas Chandra Roy, Certified Farm Advisor on Millets
Millets are ancient grains that are healthy and nutritious due to their rich content of antioxidants, nutrients, minerals, and other properties. I must say they are the ”Future Crops” because they are going to address important issues like food, feed, fuel, health, malnutrition, and climate change.
With millets lot of value-added products are been made in India and abroad but we are aware of a few. To bridge this gap ”Millet Finder” is on your hand.
Millet Finder Launched:
”Millet Finder” was launched at Food Tech Expo on 25th, November 2020 by the International Crops Research Institute of the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad. It will help the users in finding the 500 millet products across 30 countries. Millet products are categorized based on Country, Crops, and Type ( Baby Food, Baking, Beverages, Flakes, Flour, Grains, Multi grains, Pasta, Ready to Eat, and Ready to Cook).
Millet Products around the World:
Nowadays Millets are becoming consumer-driven as people are more health-conscious. This has made Entrepreneurs enter into this segment and innovative products are coming into the market. Definitely, Millet Finder will help the new entrepreneurs in their decision-making process.