China-based Farmmi continues North American sales expansion

China-based agriculture products supplier Farmmi will continue the expansion of its North American sales with the latest new customer sales order through its subsidiary Zhejiang Farmmi Biotechnology.    The latest order is for dried Shiitake mushrooms and dried and sliced Shiitake mushrooms. The custom...Read more


Rallis India posts consolidated revenues of Rs 1468 Cr during Sept 2021 period

Rallis India, a TATA Enterprise and a leading player in the Indian agri inputs industry announced its financial results for the quarter and period ended September 30, 2021.The company recorded consolidated revenues of Rs 1468 crore for the period ended September 30, 2021, a growth of 6 per cent over previous year ...Read more


Piyush Goyal emphasises promoting export of products

Union Minister for Textiles, Commerce and Industries and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal recently visited Pahalgam and inspected stalls put up by various departments including animal husbandry, district industries, horticulture, sheep husbandry etc.   Goyal, while interacting wi...Read more


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


APEDA signs MoU with GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.   The MoU envisages cooperation between APEDA and GBPUAT which would harness their respective ...Read more


Union Commerce Minister urges countries to stop subsidising fishing on high seas

The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal has called for waiver of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and dismantling new trade barriers in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Apart from focusing on fa...Read more


APEDA, ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur MoU to boost exports of citrus products

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute (ICAR-CCRI), Nagpur. The MoU envisages promoting export by focussing on the creation of product-specific clusters along with the development ...Read more


Centre imposes stock limits on edible oils

The Department of Food and Public Distribution has imposed stock limits on edible oils and oilseeds for a period up to March 31, 2022. The Removal of Licensing Requirements, Stock Limits and Movement Restrictions on Specified Foodstuffs (Amendment) Order, 2021 has been issued with immediate effect i.e. from Septem...Read more


Domestic edible oil sees decline in price except mustard variant

While international prices of edible oils are soaring, the domestic market has reported a declining trend in prices with an exception, informed the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD).   Though the international prices of edible oils have gone up in the range of 1.95 per cent to 7.17 per cent ...Read more


Ministry of Textiles collaborates with German-based GIZ for sustainable, value-added cotton economy

As part of the Indo German Development cooperation framework, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has collaborated with the Ministry of Textiles (MoT) supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoAFW). An MoU was signed between Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Int...Read more


APEDA facilitates export of jackfruit, nutmeg products from Kerala to Australia

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) facilitated exports of the first consignment of various value-added and nutri-rich products derived from jackfruit, passion fruit and nutmeg (Jaiphal) sourced from farmers in Thrissur, Kerala, to Melbourne, Australia. The products ha...Read more


Kashmir walnuts from Budgam despatched to Bengaluru

The first consignment of Kashmiri walnuts was recently flagged off from Budgam. A truck carrying 2,000 kgs was despatched to Bengaluru, Karnataka under the One District, One Product (ODOP) Initiative of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.   The facilitation of trade was marked with a flag off by Additi...Read more