J&K is ranked first in production of apples, walnuts and cherry. There are three food parks, two agro-export zones and 10 industrial estate complexes within the state. It has been estimated that the total production of fruits in J&K during the year 2016-2017 was 19,59,351 metric tonne and the total production of dry fruits is 2,75,629 metric tonne. Apple production within the state during 2015-2016 was 16,72,000 metric tonne, while that of walnut was 206.43 thousand metric tonne which for potato was 127.24 thousand metric tonnes. In case of livestock and fisheries, the egg production has been reported as 75,000 metric tonne, while milk production was 2.273 thousand metric tonnes. Please go through my reviews of Jammu & Kashmir Restaurant page.
Jammu, Kishtwar, Baramulla and Kupwara are the production clusters for paddy, whereas Anantnag, Pulwama and Shopian are known for production of walnuts and Kulgam, Badgam, Baramulla and Anantnag are best known for production of apples. Jammu, Anantnag, Rajouri and Poonch are famous for milk production. It has been reported by the Annual Survey of Industries 2016-17 that there were 162 food processing units in J&K. The major food processing clusters in J&K are located at Jammu, Budgam, Pulwama, Kathua, Srinagar, Anantnag, etc.