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Reverse Buyers Sellers Meet - Promotion of Mango and Mango Products 15th & 16th May 2018 at Mumbai, INDIA
18 Apr 2018
APEDA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, is organizing the Reverse Buyers Sellers Meet for promotion of Exports of Mango and Mango Products from India on 15th & 16th May 2018 at Mumbai. The event is being executed by PHDCCI (PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry).
India's diverse climate ensures availability of a variety of fruits & vegetables. It ranks second in fruits and vegetables production in the world and is the world's largest producer of bananas, papaya, mangoes and guavas.
India is the home of about 1,000 varieties of mangoes- the King of Fruits, and produces 18.6 Mln MT, contributing which accounts for 40.48% of the total world production of mango. There is increasing acceptance of horticulture produce from the country. India exports fresh Fruits and vegetables to over 40 countries. In 2016-17, India exported fresh fruits and vegetables worth USD 1.6 Bn and processed fruits and vegetables worth USD 1.1 Bn. Total export of mangoes from India was 59.22 thousand tons, valuing USD 66.94 Million during 2016-17. India is also a major exporter of Mango Pulp in the world. The country has exported 1,35,621.22 MT of Mango Pulp to the world for the worth of USD 129.29 Millions (Rs. 864.97 crores) during the year 2016-17.
There have been concurrent developments in the areas of state-of-the-art cold chain infrastructure and pack houses, quality assurance measures, Centers for Perishable Cargoes, integrated post-harvest handling facilities. Capacity building initiatives at the farmers, processors and exporters' levels has also contributed towards export development.
Keeping in view the different country requirements, internationally recognized treatment facilities like Hot water treatment, Vapour heat treatment and Irradiation facilities have also been set up at various locations across the production belts. Unique product identification system, compliant to the traceability networking and Residue Monitoring Plan has been developed for the consumer safety and readiness to product recall in case of any emergency.In view of the advantage that India has in mango production, and to leverage the same, the RBSM is being organized.
Interested Buyers from New Zealand are invited to the event. APEDA, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, is also announced that, cost of air travel by economy class (actual air fare or up to USD 1200 per buyer whichever is lower) will be reimbursed. The organizers will also make arrangements for 2 nights stay in star hotels with all local transfers and meals. Itinerary and e-brochure is being shared separately.
For further information, you may contact INZBC. +64 9 574 5220 | Secretariat@inzbc.org