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Food Karnataka Limited

The Food Karnataka Limited (FKL) Is a special purpose vehicle to provide state of art infrastructure to food parks. Under the administrative control of Karnataka State Agricultural Produce Processing and Export Corporation Limited (KAPPEC). Since it started functioning, FKL has been liaising with the line departments such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Food Processing and Commerce & Industries Departments, towards attracting investments into agribusiness and food processing sector. Hitherto, both Government of Karnataka and the Union Governments have been giving special focus and thrust on the agribusiness and food processing activities in order to provide an effective market linkage and value addition to the farm produce so that farming community at large reap the benefits of getting a reasonable return for their produce. These efforts have been supported by various schemes and plans by both the Governments.

The main objective is to implement and monitor the food parks.

Food Karnataka Ltd is a registered company functions under Karnataka Agriculture Produce Processing and Export Corporation.

Board of Directors

SL no. Member of FKL Board Designation
1. The Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture
Government of Karnataka
Vikasa Soudha,
2. The Hon’ble Minister for Horticulture
Government of Karnataka
Vikasa Soudha,
Vice Chairman
3 The Principal Secretary to Government
Horticulture Department, MS Building
4 The Secretary to Government
Agriculture Department, 2nd Floor, MS Building
5 The Secretary to Government
Food Processing & Harvesting Technology MS, Building,
6 The Principal Secretary Government (Exp)
Finance Department, Vidhana Soudha,
7 Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director,
Industries & Commerce Department
Khanija Bhavan,
8 Director
Horticulture Department,
9 Chief Executive Officer & Executive Member,
Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board
10. Director of Agriculture
Agriculture Department
Seshadari Road,
11 Managing Director,
Food Karnataka Limited
Exofficio  Member


Shareholder No of Shares % of Holding
M S I L 50000 50%
K I A D B 40000 40%
K S I I D C 10000 10%
TOTAL 100000 100%

Following developers selected through the competitive bidding process:

Sl.No Name of Developer SPV for establishing  Food Park Promoters Location of Park
1. Bharath Bio-tech International Limited, Innova Agri Bio Park Limited



Dr. Krishna M Ella  Associates Malur
2. Harsha Seeds and Agro Products Pvt Ltd Akshaya Food Park Limited



Mr. N. Swamy Associates Hiriyur
3. Mysore Fruits Products Limited, Bangalore Green Food Park Limited


Contact: Green Food {Park

Smt. D.A. Thejeshvari Bagalkot
4. Rayalaseema Concrete Sleepers Pvt Ltd Jewargi Agro Food Park Limited Sri. S.S. Patil and Associates Jewargi

The Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the above developers was signed on 30-8- 2004.

Land Allotment by K.I.A.D.B

Malur 87 Acres in two tranches (During February 2006 & 2008). The total cost Rs. 265.74 Lakhs. The lease period is valid till 22.02.2022
Hiriyur 106 Acres in three tranches (50 Acres in 2005, 29 Acres in 2008 & 27 Acres in 2009). Total cost Rs. 208.23 lakhs. The lease period is valid up to 30.11.2016,28.04.2018 & 16.12.2019 respectively
Bagalkot 100 Acres in May 2007. Total cost Rs. 119.75 lakhs. The lease period is valid up to 17.05.2016
Jewargi 105 Acres in August 2006. The total cost 105.52 lakhs. The lease period is valid up to 31.07.2018.
Name Occupancy No. of units
Innova Agri Bio Park, Malur 51 acres 14
Akshaya Food Park, Hiriyur 51 acres 81
Jewargi Agro Food Park, Jewargi 3 acres 3
Green Food Park, Bagalkote 52.50 acres 18
Integrated Mega Food Park, Tumakuru 62.75 acres 25
Favorich Mega Food Park, K.R. Pet, Mandya Upcoming

Last Updated: 19-03-2021 12:19 PM Updated By: Admin

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