Fruits Vegetables

Himachal Pradesh government plans to boost apple cultivation affected by climate change

Himachal Pradesh apple cultivation has been affected by climate change where temperature is rising over recent year in in apple growing area of Shimla, Kinnaur, Kullu, Mandi, Chamba, Sirmaur and Lahaul-Spiti. Efforts are being made to move cultivation of apple to higher altitudes has not met with much success. The state government is trying to bring new root-stocks from New Zealand and other improved varieties which can grow at these temperature. The state had earlier partnered New Zealand in a World Bank-funded project to boost production by importing rootstock from the island country. The apple economy is estimated to be around Rs 3,600 crore and the average production is seven to eight tonnes a hectare. In Australia, New Zealand, America and European countries, it is 60 to 70 tonnes a h
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Pineapple processing in India has excellent potential

Pineapple (Ananas comosus, Bomeliaceae) one of the most important commercial fruit crops in the world is grown in abundance in India. However, it is not processed due to its non responsiveness to freezing, as it tends to develop off flavours and lose texture or crispiness. This fruit is highly perishable and seasonal making it better case for further processing. Processed pineapple is popular and is exported by many countries, where Brazil is a lead exporter. India, has excellent potential here and CFTRI (Central Food Technological Research Institute), Mysore, has developed technology for processing pineapple. Further, discarded pineapple waste from processing holds significant value in industrial processes like fermentation, bioactive component extraction. Currently, only 2.2% of the tot
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India ranks second in fruit production

India became the second largest producer of fruits in the world and it is behind China. In the year 2014-15 fruit production in China is 154.364 million tonnes (MT) in 2013 followed by India (82.631 MT), Brazil (37.774 MT), USA (26.986 MT), Spain (17.699 MT), Mexico (17.553 MT), Italy (16.371 MT) and Indonesia (16.003 MT). India's success in horticulture lies in small towns and districts. In 2012-13, Chittoor and Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, Baramula in Jammu and Kashmir, Nalgonda in Telangana, Sagar and Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh, Darjeeling in West Bengal and Pune, Aurangabad, Jalgaon and Sangli in Maharashtra had high growth and exports. Its productivity is still low and there is huge scope for improvement. Grape constitutes a large portion of Indian exports, followed by Banana and Ma
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    Allanasons Pvt Ltd

    Allana group was established in 1865, is India?s largest exporter of branded processed food products & agro commodities to over 85 countries. They deal with Frozen & Chilled Mea

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    Artocarpus Foods Pvt Ltd

    Artocarpus Foods Pvt Ltd has set up a jackfruit processing unit in Kannur?s Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) industrial zone. The new facility h

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    Daily Fresh Fruits India Pvt Ltd

    Daily Fresh Fruits India Pvt Ltd was incorporated in 2008 and is engaged in manufacturing and trading of packaged fruit juices in flavours viz Mango, Apple, and Guava. They are

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    Exotic Fruits Pvt Ltd

    Exotic Fruits Pvt Ltd was incorporated on 1999, with the main objective of manufacturing and exporting processed fruit products like Mango Pulp, Guava Pulp, Papaya Pulp, Pineap

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    Flex Foods Ltd

    Flex Foods Ltd is engaged in the growing and processing of Culinary Herbs , Mushrooms, Fruits and Vegetables catering to the Domestic and International markets mainly in Europe,

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    Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd

    Jain Farm Fresh Foods manufacture Dehydrated Onion and vegetable products and Aseptic fruit purees, concentrates, clarified juices, IQF, and Frozen products of finest quality. W