Agricultural and Food export Current Affairs, GK & News

Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir exported to Dubai

First Commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries was exported to Dubai from Srinagar on July 6, 2021 in order to boost horticultural exports. Key Points In June, a sample consignment was sent to Dubai from Sri Nagar prior to this shipment. After an encouraging response from consumers in Dubai, first commercial shipment was exported ..

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Agricultural & Processed food products Export Development Authority signs MoU with SFAC

On March 18, 2020, the Agricultural and Processed food product Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed Memorandum of Understanding with Small Farmers Agriculture-Business Consortium. The agreement aims to link the Farmer Producer Organization and farmer cooperatives with the export value chain. Highlights The SFAC will share the clusters of farmers and grouping distributed in various states ..

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Indian Railways: First Banana Container Train to boost exports; First High Capacity Parcel Van

With its firsts increasing, Indian Railways has recently launched a high capacity parcel van at Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station. Also, the Indian Railways has launched an exclusive Banana Container train to boost the exports of the fruit. Highlights: Parcel Van The new parcel van was designed and manufactured in Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory. It is ..

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The Pulses Conclave 2020 to be held in Lonavala, Maharashtra

The fifth Pulses Conclave 2020 is to be held in Lonavala, Maharashtra between February 12, 2020 and February 14, 2020. It is a biennial conference. Highlights The India Pulses and Grain Association will host the Conclave. Around 1500 stakeholders from India and other countries are expected to participate in the conference. It includes Australia, USA, ..

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India’s first ever fresh vegetable export to Dubai by Sea Route

On December 20, 2019, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) sent its first trial shipment of fresh vegetables from Varanasi to Dubai by sea route. APEDA is the organization under Ministry of Commerce and Industry that promotes export of agricultural and processed food products from India. Highlights APEDA sent 14 Metric ..

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