APEDA set to surpass its previous export target to the UK in the current fiscal year
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India participated in the International Food & Drink Exhibition (IFE) held in London. The three day exhibition that concluded on March 22, 2023 was aimed at promoting the export of agricultural products in the international market of London.
APEDA has facilitated the participation of Indian exporters, who showcased their varied range of food products in all categories at the IFE event. Large number of visitors showed keen interest in around 50 millet (Shree Anna) based products displayed at APEDA pavilion.
At the IFE 2023 event, APEDA displayed and distributed the finest quality of GI- tagged Alphonso mango, wine from the lush grape vineyards and the millet-based value added products.
The International Food & Drink Exhibition (IFE) is one of the most prestigious food promotion events of the United Kingdom. At the event, over 25,000 participants from across the world came together face-to-face to sample new products and explore new export opportunities through International Buyer Seller meets as well as B2B meetings.
APEDA is exporting quality food products to around 250 countries across the globe, including the United Kingdom. In the fiscal year 2021-22, India has achieved a huge export target of $25 billion of APEDA products, which has surpassed all previous records. The APEDA is vying to meet the export target of $30 Billion for the year 2022-23.
The main agricultural food products exported to different countries, including the United Kingdom, are basmati rice, buffalo meat, non-basmati rice, coarse grains, maize, groundnut, wheat, cereal preparation, processed vegetables, fresh fruits & vegetables, alcoholic beverages, coarse grains, etc.
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