Fruit and vegetable exports record 21% growth

Fresh fruit and vegetable exports recorded a 21.8% growth in the first six months of this year, said International Foodstuff Group of Companies, Chairman and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Export Development Board, Sarath de Silva. He said that the fresh fruit and vegetable

Increased freight charges worry fruits and vegetable exporters

With most airlines including state run Air India increasing the freight rates, the exporters will now end up paying more for their shipments. The freight rate has been increased between 15 and 30 per cent for both general cargo and perishables. This will further squeeze their margins,

India to challenge EU ban on mango, vegetables

India is challenging the European Union’s move to ban exports of fresh mangoes and four other vegetables. The Government will take up the issue of the ban strongly at the India-EU SPS-TBT (Sanitary and Phytosanitary and Technical Barriers to Trade) working group meeting scheduled in B

India tops list of countries to export pest-infested fruit

The European Union and the United Kingdom will not reverse the ban on mangos imposed from May 1 until India meets the phytosanitary standards that will ensure they are pest-free. The government was responding in an adjournment debate in Parliament secured by Keith Vaz, Labour MP from