Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Give geographical reasons: Fruit-processing industries are found in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of Konkan region. - Geography

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Answer in Brief

Give geographical reasons:

Fruit-processing industries are found in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of Konkan region.

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Solution

Fruit processing industries use fruits as raw material. Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts are known for horticulture. They are major mango, jackfruit, cashew and kokum producing districts of Maharashtra. All these fruits are raw materials in fruit processing industry. These raw materials are bulky, weight-losing and perishable and hence the industry is located in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts where fruits are grown in plenty.

Concept: Physical Factors Affecting Secondary Economic Activities
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 5 Secondary Economic Activities
Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 54
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