Tamil Nadu exports 4.5 MT ‘village rice’ to Ghana & Yemen

In a major boost to India’s non-basmati rice exports potential, two consignments 4.5 MT of patented ‘village rice’ sourced from Kumbakonam, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu by a start-up Udaya Agro Farm was exported to Ghana & Yemen via air & sea routes. Enriched with protein, fibre, and a...Read more

APEDA organises second VTF focussing on horticultural products

To boost the export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during the COVID19 pandemic, the second virtual trade fair (VTF) for horticultural produce organised by APEDA was inaugurated on May 27, 2021. The three days VTF (May 27-29, 2021) display India’s unique fruits, vegetable...Read more

Bengaluru exports 10.20 MT processed & organic certified jackfruit to Germany

In a boost to exports of organic products, a consignment of 10.20 MT of value added products of organically certified gluten free jackfruit powder & retort packed jackfruit cubes were exported to Germany from Bengaluru today via sea route. The jackfruit has been processed in the APEDA assisted pack house owned...Read more

APEDA exports shipment of 1.2 MT of jackfruits to UK

In a major step towards harnessing exports potential of agricultural and processed food products from north-eastern region, a shipment of 1.2 metric tonne (MT) of fresh jackfruit has been exported from Tripura to London. Jackfruits were sourced from the Tripura based Krishi Sanyoga Agro Producer Company Ltd. The ...Read more

India exports 2.5 MTs GI certified mangoes to South Korea

  For the first time in this season, India has shipped a consignment of 2.5 Metric Tonne (MTs) of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Banganapalli & other variety Survarnarekha mangoes sourced from farmers in Krishna & Chittor districts of Andhra Pradesh. The mangoes exported to South Korea, were...Read more

Maharashtra exports GI certified chikoo to UK

In a major boost to exports of Geographical Indication (GI) certified products, a consignment of Dahanu Gholvad Sapota from the Palghar district of Maharashtra was shipped to the UK. GI certification of Ghovad Sapota is held by Maharashtra Rajya Chikoo Utpadak Sangh and the fruit is known for its sweet and unique ...Read more

MCCIA, NABARD jointly launches Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre  

    The Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), in association with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), launched India’s first and unique Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre on 15th May 2021 in Pune. This Facilitation Centre will work as a...Read more

Food tech company Benson Hill combines with Star Peak Corp II

Benson Hill, Inc., a food technology company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants, has announced that it will become publicly listed through a business combination with Star Peak Corp II. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will be named Benson Hill, Inc. and is expected to be listed...Read more

India begins export of organic millets to Denmark

In a major boost to organic products exports from the country, the first consignment of millets grown in the Himalayas from snow-melt water of Ganges in Dev Bhoomi (Land of the God), Uttarakhand would be exported to Denmark. APEDA, in collaboration with Uttarakhand Agriculture Produce Marketing Board (U...Read more

Safex Chemicals acquires Mumbai-based Shogun Organics

 Safex Chemicals India Limited, a leading agrochemical company in India, has announced acquiring Mumbai-based Shogun Organics Limited. The acquisition will provide Safex with a platform to backwards integrate into the agrochemical technical segment and enter the Home Care & Agrochemical Technical Manufact...Read more

India records 51 % rise in export of Organic food products in 2020-21

India’s export of Organic food products rose by 51% in terms of value (USD Million), to USD 1040 million (Rs 7078 crores) during financial year 2020-21 compared to the previous fiscal (2019-20). In terms of quantity, the exports of organic food products grew by 39% to 888,179 metric tonne (MT) during FY 202...Read more

APEDA to export sugar to UK under TRQ up to Sep,2021

Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Department of Commerce, Govt. of India (DGFT) has recently issued a notice ‘Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Trade’ on April 20, 2021. The notice indicates that the export of Sugar to the UK under TRQ is allowed subject to the f...Read more