Last Updated: November, 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 April-August 2016, exports of agricultural and processed food products totalled US$ 6.4 billion. During the period, export of cereals and animal products accounted for 41.16 per cent of the total exports, followed by livestock products (25.98 per cent), other processed foods (16.94 per cent), fresh fruits and vegetables (8.32 per cent), processed fruits and vegetables (6.52 per cent) and floriculture and seeds (1.09 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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