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Centre decides to regulate sugar exports 

Centre decides to regulate sugar exports 

Govt will allow sugar exports upto 100 LMT The government has decided to allow export of sugar upto 100 LMT (Lakh Metric Tonnes) with a view to maintain the domestic availability and price stability during

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Govt issues SOP to maintain quality standards for rice fortification

Govt issues SOP to maintain quality standards for rice fortification

FSSAI playing a vital role in the programme The Department of Food and Public Distribution is working tirelessly to ensure implementation of ‘Rice Fortification’ to address malnutrition, anaemia and micronutrient deficiencies. The storage and research

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Government announces some relaxation in wheat export ban

Government announces some relaxation in wheat export ban

Allows wheat consignment already registered with Customs prior to the order The government has announced some relaxation to its order dated 13th May issued by Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Department of Commerce on

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APEDA holds stakeholders’ meet for wheat export promotion in Karnal

APEDA holds stakeholders’ meet for wheat export promotion in Karnal

Department of Commerce to organise a series of meetings on exports in major wheat growing states The Centre will send trade delegations to Morocco, Tunisia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, Algeria and Lebanon for exploring

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MoFPI virtually inaugurates 75 food processing projects

MoFPI virtually inaugurates 75 food processing projects

Ministry launched the ‘Food Processing Week 2.0’ on 25th April, 2022, through a social media campaignTo commemorate 75 years of India’s independence, the Government of India is celebrating the ’Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’ As a

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FSSAI to review license of packaged drinking water

FSSAI to review license of packaged drinking water

To ensure that quality and hygiene parameters are followedThe food regulators have asked the Food Commissioners of States and Union Territories to review the licenses of packaged drinking water bottles. The complaints concerning the packaged

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Government announces new initiatives in Ayush sector

Government announces new initiatives in Ayush sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Global Ayush Investment & Innovation Summit 2022 at GandhinagarPrime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Ayush Investment & Innovation Summit 2022 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 20 April. The three day

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Sugar exports exceed 10 million tons for the first time

Sugar exports exceed 10 million tons for the first time

Sugar exports rise by 64.9% during 2021-22 aloneIndia’s sugar exports witnessed an astounding growth of 291% from $1,177 million in FY 2013-14 to $4600 million in FY 2021-22. As per DGCI&S data, India exported sugar

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Inspection reveals large quantities of edible oils in Maharashtra and Rajasthan

Inspection reveals large quantities of edible oils in Maharashtra and Rajasthan

Respective State governments requested to take corrective measures in accordance with the relevant sections of the EC ActInspections have revealed very large hoardings of soyabean and mustard seeds in Dewas, Shajapur & Guna districts of

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FSSAI issues guidelines for blending of mustard oil

FSSAI issues guidelines for blending of mustard oil

This is to ensure strict enforcement to check blending of mustard oil with other edible oilWith reference to the earlier notification issued by FSSAI wide, the blending of mustard oil for the production of multi-source edible