Govt stabilises price of onion through buffer stock operations

The Department of Consumer Affairs has taken up calibrated and targeted release of onions from the buffer on First-in-First-Out (FIFO) principle commenced from last week of August 2021 guided by the twin objectives of moderating prices and ensuring minimal storage loss.    As a result of which the reta...Read more

There is lot of potential in UTs for cultivation of high-value crops, oil palm: Tomar

Addressing the conference of Lieutenant Governors/Administrators of all UTs, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar stated that the benefits of central government schemes for the agriculture sector should reach the correct farmers.    Tomar said that there is a lot of potential in the Union Te...Read more

Union food processing industries minister inaugurates Sahara Frozen Foods in MP

The Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel, recently inaugurated the Food Processing Unit of Sahara Frozen Foods established in Morena, Madhya Pradesh, under the cold chain scheme of Central sector scheme - Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana.   Speaking on the occasion,...Read more

Lineage Logistics expands Heywood Northern Superhub warehouse

Lineage Logistics, provider of innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions, has announced the completion of the expansion of its Heywood Northern Superhub, making Manchester home to the UK’s most advanced cold storage facility. The upgraded warehouse will play a key role in UK f...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

Aleph Farms completes $105 M series B funding round

Aleph Farms, the cultivated meat company growing steaks directly from non-genetically modified animal cells, has announced the completion of a $105 million Series B funding round. The funding round was led by the Growth Fund of L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity fir...Read more

Gourmet Garden raises Rs 25 crores in latest round of funding

Gourmet Garden has announced its latest round of funding of Rs 25 crores led by Beyond Next Ventures, M Venture Partners, and existing investors Incubate India & Whiteboard Capital among others. With this funding, Gourmet Garden aims to expand its zero-contamination farming operations, broaden the portfolio wi...Read more

Union Minister reviews storage plan for essential commodities

Union Minister for Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Railways & Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal recently reviewed the storage plan for essential commodities in the country. He informed that Expression of Interest (EOI) has been called for the development of cold chain facility...Read more

Union Agri Minister inaugurates Indus Best Mega Food Park at Raipur

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the Indus Best Mega Food Park today along with Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh, and in presence of Rameswar Teli, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries. Speaking on the occasion, Tomar ...Read more

Indian origin frozen boneless Buffalo meat is safe: APEDA

Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that all importing countries can safely procure Indian origin frozen boneless buffalo meat. The buffalo meat exports from India are going on smoothly and there are no hurdles in the supply chain....Read more

Inficold raises $900,000 from RVCF in Pre-Series A fund round

Inficold, a Noida-based start-up supported by Shell Foundation, an independent UK registered charity, that provides cold storage solutions has raised $900,000 in a funding round from RVCF and other undisclosed high net worth individuals as a part of their Pre-Series A fund closure. The funds raised will be utilize...Read more

ICAR-NRCB develops novel cold chain technology

 With the generation of huge agricultural biomass and being the energy starving nation, New Leaf (off-grid refrigeration), came out with the novel and innovative refrigeration technology for Indian agri supply chain and established one such unit in the premises of Thottiyam Banana Growers' Association with th...Read more