APEDA organises orientation programme for start-ups in agri-export from Rajasthan

APEDA in association with Agriculture University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan organised a programme where more than 430 farmers, students, traders and other stakeholders had participated. The orientation programme for start-ups in agri-export was aimed at creating awareness among farmers and agriculture students in the wes...Read more

DGFT, APEDA conducts agri export meet

Under the Districts as Export Hubs initiative, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under the Department of Commerce in partnership with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and Invest India conducted a two-day virtual outreach event connecting exporters from...Read more

Export of livestock products up by 106 per cent in Apr-June 2021-22

In a major boost to livestock export, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under the Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Government of India, is successfully exporting Indian Buffalo meat in more than 70 countries across the world, including Indonesia. As per the qu...Read more

Nagaland exports Raja Mircha to London

A consignment of ‘Raja Mircha’ also referred to as king chilli from Nagaland was exported to London via Guwahati by air for the first time. The consignment of King Chilli is also considered as the world’s hottest based on the Scoville Heat Units (SHUs). The consignment was sourced from Tening, pa...Read more

Post-harvest losses in agri produce being minimised: Govt

The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha recently informed that as per a study conducted by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana on the extent of harvest and post-harvest losses of major agricultural produce in 2015, the es...Read more

Agri exports register increase of 17.37 per cent in 2020-21

India’s agriculture exports during 2020-21 have registered an increase of 17.37 per cent as compared to exports during 2019-20.    The government has introduced a comprehensive Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) to harness the export potential of Indian agriculture and raise farmers’ income. D...Read more

Uttarakhand exports first consignment of vegetables to UAE

In a major boost to agricultural produce exports from Uttarakhand, the first consignment of vegetables including curry leaf, okra, pear and bitter gourd sourced from the farmers of Haridwar, was exported to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The exports of vegetables come after a consignment of millets grown in Uttarakh...Read more

WayCool to invest in $5 M in SV Agri

WayCool Foods, India's fastest growing Agri-commerce company, announced that they will be investing $5 million into Siddhi Vinayak Agri Processing (SV Agri), one of India's largest fully integrated players in the potato supply chain ecosystem. The investment will allow both WayCool and SV Agri to leverage their st...Read more

VegEase to deploy electric vehicles in last-mile logistics

In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint of its logistics operations and achieve sustainable growth, VegEase, the cart-at-home e-grocery startup has begun to deploy Electric Vehicles (EV) in its last-mile logistics. The company has just completed an initial pilot this month and will move completely to an electric f...Read more

Bengaluru Airport exports 483,460 kg mangoes from March to June

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport) has processed 483,460 kgs of mangoes in four months from March to June, 2021.    The month of June witnessed the highest movement of mangoes with 169,882 kgs. A total of 158,936 kgs were processed in May, 110,886 kgs in April and 43,776 in...Read more

Importers of pulses exempted from stock limits

The Centre has taken steps to crack down on the rising prices of pulses that would help farmers in a big way. Considering the softening of the prices and feedback received from state governments and various stakeholders, the government has relaxed stock limits for millers and wholesalers and exempted importers fro...Read more

APEDA, BEDF organise awareness creation prog for basmati rice growers

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)’ and Basmati Export Development Foundation (BEDF) have taken an innovative step to sensitise farmers involved in the cultivation of Basmati rice.As a part of the initiative, BEDF in association with the Rice Exporters Association o...Read more