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

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

APEDA, DIHAR chalk out plan to boost agri export from Ladakh

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with the Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR) are working out a comprehensive plan of actions to boost exports of agricultural produce from Ladakh.Following a series of interactions held recently at Lada...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

TN exports GI certified flowers to US, UAE

Geographical Indications (GI) certified Madurai malli and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi and marigold were exported to the US and Dubai from Tamil Nadu.   The flowers for the consignments were sourced from Nilakottai, Dindigul and Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu by APEDA (The Agri...Read more

Gujarat exports GI Bhalia wheat to Shri Lanka & Kenya

In a major boost to wheat exports, the first shipment of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Bhalia variety of wheat was exported today to Kenya and Sri Lanka from Gujarat. The GI certified wheat has high protein content and is sweet in taste. The crop is grown mostly across Bhal region of Gujarat which include...Read more

Kashmir exports Mishri variety of cherries to Dubai

The first commercial shipment of Mishri variety of luscious cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to Dubai from Srinagar. APEDA assisted the shipment of cherries to Dubai by Desai Agri-Food, a venture company of Innoterra, Dubai.Prior to this shipment, a sample consignment was sent in the middle of June 2...Read more

Dubai receives GI certified Jalgaon banana

A consignment of fibre and mineral-rich ‘Jalgaon banana’ has been exported to Dubai. The 22 metric tonnes of GI certified Jalgaon banana were sourced from progressive farmers of Tandalwadi village, part of Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, a banana cluster identified under Agri Export Policy. In 2016, ...Read more

Bihar exports GI certified Jardalu mangoes to UK

 In a major boost to agri-exports potential of eastern region, the first commercial consignment of Geographical Indications (GI) certified Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur, Bihar was exported to United Kingdom. APEDA, in collaboration with Bihar government, Indian High Commission & Invest India, exported ju...Read more

Fertilizers Minister flags off Nano Urea dispatch to Karnataka   

   Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda flagged off Nano Urea dispatch to Karnataka. The minister also promised IFFCO to award land to start a Nano Urea production unit near Bangalore Airport. “It is a momentous occasion for India where IFFCO is working towards realizing P...Read more