Last Updated: July, 2018
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 2017-18, exports of agricultural and processed food products totalled US$ 18.43 billion. During the period, export of cereals accounted for 43.6 per cent of the total exports, followed by livestock products (25 per cent), other processed foods (15.94 per cent), fresh fruits and vegetables (8.20 per cent), processed fruits and vegetables (6.27 per cent) and floriculture and seeds (0.99 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.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry is going to introduce an “Agriculture Export Policy” which will aim at doubling the agricultural exports from the country and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products to the global value chain.
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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