Red Rice Current Affairs, GK & News

Assam’s Burmese grapes exported to Dubai

To harness the export potential of agricultural & processed food products from north-eastern states, fresh Burmese grapes shipment was exported to Dubai from Guwahati. Highlights Burmese grapes are referred as ‘Leteku’ in Assamese language. Leteku is rich in vitamin C and Iron. Grapes were sourced and packed at a collection centre in Darang district of ..

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Assam’s Red rice export to U.S.

The first consignment of ‘red rice’ was flagged off on March 4, 2021 to the United States. This adds on to the India’s rice exports potential. The rice was sourced by leading rice exporter called ‘LT Foods’. Highlights The ceremony of the flagging-off of the export consignments was carried out by APEDA Chairman Dr. M. ..

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New Paddy Variety

The University of Agriculture and Horticulture in Shivamogga has developed a new paddy variety, Sahyadri Megha to tackle the decrease in paddy cultivation area. Sahyadri Megha The Sahyadri Megha is a variety of red rice developed by crossing Jyothi variety of paddy with Akkalu variety. The Akkalu paddy is noted for its disease resistance and ..

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