Agro based industries are those industries who use agricultural products as raw material for production.

India is one of the world's largest producers of food, and is the largest producer of milksugarcane and tea, as well as the second largest producer of rice, wheat, fruits, and vegetables. Nearly 70% of the population depend on agriculture and agro-based industries.
Mott MacDonald in India has significant experience in business case planning, engineering design and project management for dairy, fruit and vegetable pulp, fruit juice, IQF (Individual Quick Freezing), MDF (Medium Density Fibre), pulp and paper, sugar, vegetable oil (edible and non-edible) production, flavour and fragrance manufacturing facilities.We have undertaken a wide range of studies of agribusiness, food processing and allied sectors. We have worked with State Government Undertakings and Corporate clients on assignments covering all aspects of crop production, animal husbandry and fisheries, horticulture, post-harvest management, processing and marketing.
We are also involved in the improvement of agricultural inputs, designing plant for the production of agro-chemicals (fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides), and extending and improving irrigation.