APEDA, LuLu Group organise mango export promotion programme in Dubai

India has been able to boost mango exports this season, especially from the non-traditional northern and eastern regions of the country, notwithstanding logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this initiative, APEDA in collaboration with the India embassy and the importer LuLu Group, organ...Read more


India's agri exports to cross $40 B in FY22: NABARD

After remaining stagnant for the past three years at $38.43 billion in 2017-18, $38.74 billion in 2018-19 and $35.16 billion in 2019-20, the export of agriculture and allied products (including marine and plantation products) jumped to $41.25 billion in 2020-21. This represented a stunning 17 per cent rise. On the...Read more


SVP Global Ventures gets listed on NSE

Cotton yarn manufacturer SVP Global Ventures recently got listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in Mumbai.    Speaking at the inaugural ceremony Chirag Pittie, Whole Time Director, SVP Global Ventures said, “Today SVP Global Ventures has achieved another milestone in its journey of gro...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


Pashupati Kumar Paras takes charge as Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Pashupati Kumar Paras from Bihar has been inducted as a Cabinet minister and given the charge of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI). The portfolio was earlier with Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.    Prahalad Singh Patel from Madhya Pradesh has been appointed the MoS in ...Read more


Mahindra restructures its Farm Equipment business in Turkey

 Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, today announced that its subsidiary Erkunt Traktor Sanayi A.S. (Erkunt), will acquire the Agriculture Machinery business from Hisarlar Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi (Hisarlar), also a subsidiary of the company. In a reverse deal, Mahindra Overseas Investment Company (Mau...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


CCI approves acquisition of Zuarinagar plant of ZACL by Paradeep Phosphates

 The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of the Zuarinagar plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited by Paradeep Phosphates Limited. The proposed combination envisages acquisition of Zuarinagar, Goa plant of Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited (ZACL) by Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL). As a res...Read more


APEDA issues advisory on permission of market access for export of agri products to Serbia

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has recently issued an advisory regarding the permission of market access for the export of potato, onion, pomegranates, fruits and pomegranate arils from India to Serbia. The advisory mentions that a phytosanitary certificate is not req...Read more


APEDA to continue financial assistance under APFEP Scheme till June 30 

  According to office Memorandum no. F. NO. 42(02)PF-II/2014 dated February 9, 2021, issued by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance; The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has informed all the exporters that Financial Assistance under APEDA’...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