India witnesses 132% growth of Non-Basmati Rice export during 2020-21

 India has witnessed significant growth of 132 per cent in export of (Non-Basmati) Rice. Export of Non-Basmati Rice has gone up from Rs 13,030 crores in 2019-20 to Rs 30,277 crores in 2020-21.This increase in exports is on account of multiple factors, mainly being India capturing new markets namely, Timor-Les...Read more

Agri commodities export hits 18.49% growth during 2020-21

India has consistently maintained trade surplus in the agricultural products over the years. India’s agricultural and allied exports during 2019-20 were Rs. 2.52 lakh Crores and imports were Rs. 1.47 lakh Crores. Even, during the difficult time of Pandemic, India took care not to disturb the world food suppl...Read more

 Samunnati acquires agri supply chain company Kamatan  

Agri solutions provider company Samunnati has announced the acquisition of Kamatan, an agri logistics and supply chain company serving some of the largest agri enterprises, food processors and institutional buyers in the market. It cements a partnership, unlike anything India’s agri ecosystem, has witnessed ...Read more

Azelis India to extend portfolio with acquisition of Spectrum Chemicals' distribution assets

Azelis, an innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients distribution industry, announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire the distribution assets of the Indian companies Spectrum Chemicals and Nortons Exim Private Limited (“Spectrum”). Both companies are owned b...Read more

CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Bennamann

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in Bennamann Ltd., a UK based, fast growing agricultural technology company in the field of clean energy. This acquisition will see CNH Industrial become Bennamann’s exclusive strategic agricultural technology partner. This p...Read more

APEDA organizes virtual BSM with Nepal for harnessing agri-exports potential  

In a bid to strengthen the foot-print of India’s agricultural and processed food products export to Nepal, APEDA organized a virtual Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) in association with Indian Embassy, Kathmandu. Under the BSM, key stakeholders such as officials and trade representatives from India and Nepal came on...Read more

CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Augmenta

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed its acquisition of a minority stake in Augmenta, an agricultural technology company, focused on automating farming operations using computer vision and artificial intelligence ‘on the edge’, whereby data is processed in real time, directly by the system. T...Read more

Cargill expands Canadian crop inputs business with Precision Ag acquisition

Following a successful 22-year joint venture, Cargill will purchase south-eastern Saskatchewan crop inputs retailer, Precision Ag, in a move that deepens its commitment to farmers in the region. The business will continue to operate as Precision Ag, based in Griffin, SK and there will be no changes for its 23 emp...Read more

NutryFarm to procure fresh Durian from Thailand

NutryFarm International Limited has announced that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Global Agricapital Holdings Pte Ltd has entered into two binding purchase agreements with Royal Farm Group Co, Ltd and Thung Thang Thong Co Ltd.  Under the agreements, GAH has entrusted RFG and TTT to purchase an estima...Read more

APEDA's first agri, processed food fair draws record-high international participation

First Virtual Trade Fair (VTF) organised by APEDA to boost the export potential of India’s agricultural and processed food products during the COVID-19 pandemic drew a huge response from participants, exporters and buyers from countries including India, UAE, Brazil, New Zealand and France. The VTF organised...Read more

11th edition of India Chem-2021 to commence from Mar 17

DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizer will inaugurate the 11th edition of India Chem-2021 on March 17, 2021 in the presence of Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals & Fertilizers. India Chem is one of the lar...Read more

APEDA, GAIC hold Exporters’ Conclave in Gujarat  

 As part of the nationwide celebration of 75 years of India’s independence or ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organised an Exporters Conclave in association with Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Limited (GAIC). Disc...Read more