Karnataka exports organic jackfruit products to Germany

About 10.two tonnes of price-added items of organically certified gluten-free jackfruit powder and retort packed

About 10.two tonnes of price-added items of organically certified gluten-free jackfruit powder and retort packed jackfruit cubes ended up exported to Germany from Bengaluru through the sea route on Tuesday. These items ended up processed at the APEDA assisted packhouse owned by Phalada Agro Analysis Foundation, Bengaluru.

PARF signifies a team of 1,500 farmers, who increase medicinal crops, fragrant herbs, coconut, jackfruits, spices and espresso, amongst other items in all around twelve,000 acres, APEDA mentioned in a statement.

PARF facilitates the certification approach as for each National Programme for Natural and organic Output (NPOP), European Union, National Natural and organic Programme (the United States) standards, and little farmers teams. In addition, the processing unit of PARF has been certified by APEDA beneath its accredited Natural and organic Certification.

 

Recently, a cargo of 1.two metric tonne (MT) of fresh new jackfruit was exported from Tripura to London. Jackfruits ended up sourced from the Tripura based KrishiSanyoga Agro Producer Firm Ltd. The consignment was packed at APEDA assisted pack-household facility of Salt Array Offer Chain Alternative Ltd and exported by Kiega EXIM Pvt Ltd. This was the first APEDA assisted packhouse for exports to European Union, which was authorized in Might 2021.

APEDA is at this time implementing the NPOP, which consists of the accreditation of certification bodies, standards for organic and natural creation, advertising of organic and natural farming and marketing and many others.

In 2020-21, India produced all around three.49 million tonne of certified organic and natural items, which consists of all types of food items items, namely oilseeds, sugarcane, cereals, millets, cotton, pulses, fragrant &medicinal crops, tea, espresso, fruits, spices, dry fruits, veggies, processed food items and many others.

Madhya Pradesh has coated the biggest space beneath organic and natural certification, adopted by Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh. In 2020-21, the total quantity of organic and natural items export was eight.88 lakh metric tonne,and the export ended up valued at ₹7,078 crore ($1040 million), the launch mentioned.