Karnataka exports organic jackfruit products to Germany

About ten.two tonnes of benefit-additional solutions of organically accredited gluten-free jackfruit powder and retort packed jackfruit cubes were being exported to Germany from Bengaluru as a result of the sea route on Tuesday. These solutions were being processed at the APEDA assisted packhouse owned by Phalada Agro Investigate Foundation, Bengaluru.

PARF represents a team of one,five hundred farmers, who grow medicinal crops, fragrant herbs, coconut, jackfruits, spices and espresso, amongst other solutions in all over twelve,000 acres, APEDA claimed in a assertion.

PARF facilitates the certification method as per National Programme for Natural Creation (NPOP), European Union, National Natural Programme (the United States) expectations, and compact farmers teams. In addition, the processing unit of PARF has been accredited by APEDA below its accredited Natural Certification.


Just lately, a shipment of one.two metric tonne (MT) of fresh jackfruit was exported from Tripura to London. Jackfruits were being sourced from the Tripura dependent KrishiSanyoga Agro Producer Corporation Ltd. The consignment was packed at APEDA assisted pack-house facility of Salt Variety Provide Chain Option 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 currently employing the NPOP, which will involve the accreditation of certification bodies, expectations for organic production, marketing of organic farming and internet marketing and many others.

In 2020-21, India developed all over three.49 million tonne of accredited organic solutions, which involves all varieties of foods solutions, 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 covered the greatest spot below organic certification, followed by Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Odisha, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh. In 2020-21, the total volume of organic solutions export was eight.88 lakh metric tonne,and the export were being valued at ₹7,078 crore ($1040 million), the release claimed.