APEDA, APDMP intensifies identification of international markets to export Indian millets

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), in association with Andhra Pradesh Drought Mitigation Project (APDMP), an externally aided project funded by IFAD, recently organized a Virtual Buyer Seller Meet with Millet Exporters and FPOs of Millet for establishing marketing li...Read more

APEDA organises ‘Buyer Seller Meeting’ with Bhutan

In a bid to boost exports potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products exports, APEDA had organised a Virtual Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) in association with Indian Embassy in Bhutan, on January 7, 2021. The meet brought together key stakeholders from the respective Governments and trade on a co...Read more

Spices Board of India seeks greater involvement of entrepreneurs in coriander exports

The Spices Board of India and DBT-SABC Biotech Kisan Hub in collaboration with ICAR-NRCSS, RSAMB, and Kota Agriculture University recently organized the World of Coriander webinar ‘Accelerating Quality Production, Post-Harvesting, Value Addition & Export of Coriander from India’ on 4th January...Read more

ADAMA gains majority stake in Huifeng’s Crop Protection

ADAMA Ltd. and Jiangsu Huifeng Bio Agriculture Co., Ltd. have reported they have now closed an initial phase in their previously announced transactions. In this first phase, ADAMA has now acquired a 51 per cent stake in Shanghai Dibai Plant Protection Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Huifeng focused on the sale and dist...Read more

Azelis acquires majority stake in MKVN Chemicals & Viet Chemicals

Azelis, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, announced that it has acquired a majority shareholding of MKVN Chemicals Co Ltd (MKVN Chemicals) and Viet Chemicals Trading and Service Co Ltd (Viet Chemicals) through their parent company Bellekimia Singapore Pte. Ltd (Bellekimia). Both co...Read more

APEDA flags off export of nutrient-rich Moringa powder to the USA

In a bid to promote Moringa (botanical name Moringa oleifera) products exports from India, APEDA has been supporting private entities in creating necessary infrastructure. Two tonnes of organic certified Moringa powder were sent to the United States through air consignment on December 29, 2020. The event...Read more

APEDA to put 'Varanasi Rice' on world export map

Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh is popularly known as the Bowl of Rice 'Dhaan Ka Katora of Uttar Pradesh' for its non-basmati rice grown on the fertile lands of the Gangetic Plains. Considering the potential of rice export from Varanasi region, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)...Read more

Japan exempts Indian Black Tiger shrimps from import inspection

Japan has completely lifted inspection of Indian ‘Black Tiger’ shrimps after export consignments of this delectable prawn variety were found totally free from any residue of synthetic antibacterial drug furazolidone, state-run Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) said on Wednesday. Blac...Read more

FAO calls for anticipatory action in support of agriculture

On December 8, 2020, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said, “Timely and robust actions can reduce hunger and human suffering as a result of crises, and that's truer than ever in the wake of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic”. Dongyu was speaking to participants in the High-Level pledging ...Read more

APEDA, IIMR formulate '5 year Action Plan' to promote Millets

Considering the potential of increasing exports of Millets and Millet products and the focus given by Government for development of Millet sector of Nurti-Cereals, APEDA is formulating a strategy with Indian Institute of Millet Research (IIMR) and other stakeholders like National Institute Nutrition, CFTRI and Far...Read more

Spice Board of India set a target of achieving an export of $5 billion by 2025  

  D Sathiyan, Chairman and Secretary, Spices Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India said that amid the COVID-19 crisis, India’s spices export has performed well and has crossed $ 3 billion for the first time in the history of spices exports.  Addressing webinar on ...Read more

APEDA holds virtual ‘Buyer Seller Meet’ with Germany  

     Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, facilitates export of its scheduled agricultural and processed products through several export promotional activities.  During the Covid19 pandemic period, APEDA conti...Read more