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SRINAGAR, APRIL 07: The Department of Horticulture today said that the apple juice concentrate of the JKHPMC Juice Plant at Doabgah, Sopore has been certified to conform to the Food Safety and Standards Regulation 2011.
“As per the separate analytical reports received from the Food Analyst Kashmir and NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Accreditation of Laboratories) accredited AVON Food Lab Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, the samples of the apple juice concentrate lifted from JKHPMC Juice Plant at Doabgah, Sopore February last have been found conforming to the FSSR 2011,” a Horticulture Department spokesman said.
He said the samples were sent for testing on the directions of the Chief Minister Ms Mehbooba Mufti after a legislator raised the issue in the Assembly during the Budget session 2017.
Pertinently, JKHPMC’s 10,000 MT capacity Apple Juice Concentrate Plant at Doabgah, Sopore has been upgraded and modernized with state-of-the art machinery turning it from manual mode to fully automatic.