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FSSAI proposes Indian Nutrition Rating as part of FoPL regulation

FSSAI proposes Indian Nutrition Rating as part of FoPL regulation

To provide information on the overall nutritional value of the food and/or on nutrients included The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a draft notification related to Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling (FoPNL)

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Govt announces convergence portal to support food processing enterprises 

Govt announces convergence portal to support food processing enterprises 

Convergence Portal between Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW) and Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) jointly launched a Convergence Portal between

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Govt organises workshops to highlight impact of fortified rice

Govt organises workshops to highlight impact of fortified rice

Fortification of rice is found to be a cost-effective and complementary strategy to increase vitamin and mineral content in diets with low turnaround time In order to popularise and create awareness about the benefit of

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APEDA pushes apricot export from Ladakh

APEDA pushes apricot export from Ladakh

During 2022 season, 35 MT fresh apricots exported from Ladakh to Singapore, Mauritius, Vietnam In a move aimed at boosting export of agricultural and food products from Ladakh, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry through its

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India achieves agri & processed food export worth $9.59 B in Apr-July 2022

India achieves agri & processed food export worth $9.59 B in Apr-July 2022

For the year 2022-23, an export target of $23.56 billion has been fixed for the agricultural and processed food products basket According to the provisional data released by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and

Govt organises in-store export promotion show in Dubai for pineapples

With a production of 134.82 MT in 2021-22, Manipur ranks sixth in pineapple production in India In a move towards harnessing export potential of naturally grown, organic certified fresh pineapples of North-Eastern Region (NER), Centre,

Finance Minister announces incentive to startups participating in Millets Innovation Challenge

Rs 25 Cr funding to the University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur from NABARD for millet research The United Nations General Assembly has declared the year 2023 as the International Year of Millets, with 72 countries

Cabinet decides to restrict export of wheat flour

To put a check on mounting prices of wheat flour in the country The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the the proposal for amendment of policy of

Food regulator seizes 27500 Lt of loose edible oil during inspection

FSSAI tights vigil against adulteration in edible oils The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has concluded the nation-wide campaign against adulteration in edible oils (single oil as a constituent), trans-fatty acids and

APEDA renews push for agri-food export promotion

To achieve $23.56 billion target for 2022-23 Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), an export promotion body for agricultural products of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, has made an outreach strategy