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Centre proposes moisture meters to measure moisture levels in cereal grains

Centre proposes moisture meters to measure moisture levels in cereal grains

A moisture meter is a specialised device used to measure the moisture content in various substances, particularly cereal grains and oilseeds in agriculture The Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India organised a meeting with

Research
NIC and Spices Board sign MOU to study cardamom diseases in Sikkim

NIC and Spices Board sign MOU to study cardamom diseases in Sikkim

Using the information extracted, the Artificial Intelligence tools will be trained to identify cardamom leaves with diseases National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India and Spices Board, Ministry of

Food
Govt allows export of Kalanamak rice

Govt allows export of Kalanamak rice

Up to 1,000 tonnes of the non-basmati variety is to be exported through six specified customs stations The government of India has waived the duty on Kalanamak rice exports, allowing up to 1,000 tonnes of

Policy
Centre meets state food secretaries to discuss procurement during rabi season

Centre meets state food secretaries to discuss procurement during rabi season

Estimates for wheat procurement during RMS 2024-25 are about 300-320 LMT and for paddy procurement in KMS 2023-24  The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD), Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Government

Policy
Centre launches sale of ‘Bharat’ rice 

Centre launches sale of ‘Bharat’ rice 

The launch of the retail sale of ‘Bharat’ Rice will increase supplies in the market at affordable rates and will help in the continued moderation of prices of this important food item Piyush Goyal, Union

Policy
NCCF launches Bharat brand of pulses at subsidised prices in Tamil Nadu

NCCF launches Bharat brand of pulses at subsidised prices in Tamil Nadu

The Federation will soon take the number of mobile outlets from 50 to 100 and add atta, rice, and moong dal National Cooperative Consumers' Federation of India Limited (NCCF), a unit of the Ministry of

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APEDA facilitates cashew exports to Bangladesh, Qatar, Malaysia and USA

APEDA facilitates cashew exports to Bangladesh, Qatar, Malaysia and USA

APEDA is working towards exploring new markets for cashews in the international markets of Japan, Saudi Arabia, UK, Spain, Kuwait, Qatar, USA European countries The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development Authority (APEDA), an organisation

Events
WORLD FOOD INDIA (WFI) 2023 to be held in New Delhi in November

WORLD FOOD INDIA (WFI) 2023 to be held in New Delhi in November

Various thematic, country and state sessions are being organised in the event The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, is organising the 2nd edition of World Food India (WFI) 2023 from November 3 to

Beverages
Coffee consumption is expected to double in the next 25 years: Bhatia

Coffee consumption is expected to double in the next 25 years: Bhatia

Advancement in technology and innovation are the two primary factors which not only mitigate the negative impacts of climate change but also help to ramp up coffee production, said experts at the session on ‘Correlation

Events
Let’s nurture a sustainable and thriving coffee industry for next generation: Piyush Goyal

Let’s nurture a sustainable and thriving coffee industry for next generation: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, called upon the coffee industry leaders and stakeholders “Together, let's nurture a sustainable and thriving coffee industry for generations to come.” He said after inaugurating the 5th