Last Updated: January, 2016
India’s agrarian culture and varied regional climate have significantly contributed to the global food basket.
Indian curries, mangoes, snacks and spices are known for their excellent quality across the globe. Globally, India leads the following food segments:
During 2014–15, exports of agricultural and processed food products totalled US$ 21.5 billion. Export of cereals and animal products accounted for 69.7 per cent of the exports in 2014–15, followed by processed fruits and vegetables (24.0 per cent), fresh fruits and vegetables (5.7 per cent) and floriculture products (0.67 per cent).
Indian agricultural/horticultural and processed foods are exported to more than 100 countries/regions; chief among them are the Middle East, Southeast Asia, SAARC countries, the EU and the US.
AGRICULTURAL AND PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS EXPORT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) plays a significant role in tapping India’s agricultural strengths and works towards expanding the export potential of Indian agricultural and food products.
Other Export Promotion Councils:
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