Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority's (APEDA) Current Affairs, GK & News

India: Largest exporter of Cucumber and Gherkins

India emerged as the ‘Pickle King of The World’, in a recent development. Highlights India crossed the exports if worth USD 200 million of agricultural processed product, pickling gherkins, cucumber or cornichons, in the financial year 2020-2021. With this, India became the largest exporter of cucumbers and gherkins worldwide. India exported 1,23,846 metric tonnes (MT) ..

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Varanasi Agri-Export Hub

On January 7, 2022, the commerce ministry’s arm APEDA identified potential districts in Uttar Pradesh, for covering it under the Varanasi Agri-Export Hub (VAEH) in a bid to promote exports from that region. Highlights Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has started initiatives for promoting exports from Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh, ..

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APEDA exports five varieties of apples to Bahrain

APEDA in collaboration with Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Ltd (HPMC) exported first consignment comprising of five unique varieties of apples in order to promote agricultural and processed food products exports to newer destinations. Key points Five varieties of apples including Dark Baron Gala, Royal Delicious, Scarlet Spur, Red Velox and Golden ..

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Govt announces launch of National Logistics Excellence Awards

On July 19, 2021, to turn the spotlight on the logistics sector, the Government of India announced the launch of a new category of awards named the National Logistics Excellence Awards. This newly launched awards will provide with due recognition to the various players involved in the logistics supply chain in the country.   Key ..

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