Agricultural And Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Company
the agricultural and processed food products export development authority (apeda) was established by the government of india under the agricultural and processed food products export development authority act passed by the parliament in december, 1985. The act (2 of 1986) came into effect from 13th february, 1986 by a notification issued in the gazette of india: extraordinary: part-ii [sec. 3(ii): 13. 2. 1986). The authority replaced the processed food export promotion council (pfepc).
India is the fruit and vegetable basket of the world. India being a home of wide variety of fruits and vegetables holds a unique position in production figures among other countries. Over 90 of India's exports in fresh products goes to west Asia and East European markets. However, it needs to...
Group: Fresh fruits
ruits & Vegetable Seed in India is being viewed as a high growth Industry. Most seeds normally remain viable for 2 or 3 years if stored under good conditions. Therefore, buy only from seed firm of known integrity. High yielding, high price seeds should have 90 germination. For germination of...
Group: Vegetable seeds
Indian mangoes come in various shapes, sizes and colours with a wide variety of flavour, aroma and taste. The Indian mango is the special product that substantiates the high standards of quality and bountiful of nutrients packed in it. A single mango can provide up to 40 percent of the daily...
Present status and growing trade is still in infancy. Floriculture & Seeds in India, is being viewed as a high growth Industry. Commercial floriculture has gained importance over the years. According to a report of the NHB, the total area under flower crops in 2008-09 was estimated around 167...
Group: Flower seeds
Grape (Vitis vinifera) is grown from temperate to warm regions; however, hot and dry climate is ideal. Indian grapes come in varied characteristics namely coloured, white, seeded, unseeded, large and small berries. Indian grapes are successfully grown at and above 250 mean sea level.
he groundnut belongs to the pea and bean family and is a legume. The groundnut is the only nut that grows below the earth. The groundnut plant is a variable annual herb, which grows upto 50 cm. in height. The flowers of the plant develop a stalk which enters into the soil, forms a pod containing...
India is the second largest onion growing country in the world. Indian onions are famous for their pungency and are available round the year. Indian onions has two crop cycles, first harvesting starts in November to January and the second harvesting from January to May.
Group: Bulb onion
Walnut (Juglans sp.) is the most important temperate nut fruit of the country. Walnut in India are found in differet sizes and shapes. The Indian walnuts are categorized into 4 categories viz., paper-shelled, thin-shelled, medium-shelled and hard-shelled. Walnuts flourished at altitudes of 900 to...
India can become one of the largest fruit and vegetable exporters in the world and can equally be a large importer given its demographic diversity. This strong footing in agriculture provides a large and varied raw material base for food processing.
Group: Canned fruits
Although India is a world leader in the production of Dairy Animal Products. India's exports of Animal products has increased from Rs. 5129.27 Crores in 2007-08 to Rs 6913.11 Crores in 2008-09.
Group: Meat products