Exports of Indian grapes to China to rise by 200% by ’20, states APEDA

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), in association with PHDCCI, recently made a prognosis, stating that the exports of Indian grapes to China are likely to […]

FSSAI’s Eat Right Movement gets boost with Awards, Creativity Challenge

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), the country’s apex food regulator, announced the Eat Right Awards and Eat Right Creativity Challenge recently, giving the Eat Right […]

FSSAI issues guidance note for handling & disposal of used cooking oil

FSSAI, the country’s apex food regulator, has released a guidance note for handling and disposal of used cooking oil (UCO). The issued document covered such subjects as disposal of […]

Tea, coffee players from India, overseas to gather at WTCE’s 6th essay

The sixth essay of the World Tea and Coffee Expo will take place at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai between November 29 and December 1, 2018. Spread over two storeys, […]

Need for technologies for sowing of alternate crops to paddy, says Lal

Agricultural universities and research institutions must devise technologies and processes for farmers in Punjab, Haryana and other similar landscapes, so that alternate crops to paddy are sowed in such […]

Imported pulses, beans safe for consumption; No presence of glyphosate

Pulses and beans imported into India are safe. There is no concern regarding the presence of glyphosate in these commodities. This is based on the results of the tests […]

Packaging solutions provider Tetra Pak taking smart packaging in India

Tetra Pak, the world’s leading packaging and processing solutions provider is now taking packaging to a new level by taking smart packaging from a concept to reality in India.

Indian […]

FSSAI asks states to ensure food-grade silver leaf not of animal origin

Taking a cue from instances of unhygienic manufacturing of food-grade silver leaf (chandi ka warq), the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), through an order, has asked […]

India’s govt to increase quantity of raw sugar to be exported to China

The Government of India, keeping in view the higher sugar production and the large carryover of stocks, has decided to increase the quantity of raw sugar to be exported […]

Govt of India unveils Operation Greens to develop tomato, onion, potato

The Government of India has approved Operation Greens, the Central sector scheme aimed at the integrated development of value chain for three commodities (tomato, onion and potato [TOP]), and […]

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