Source: Krishi Jagaran
In a major boost to export, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) facilitated the season’s first consignment of fresh Mangoes exported from Mumbai to Japan on March 26, 2022. Alphonso and Kesar varieties of Mangoes were exported by M/s. Berrydale Foods (OPC) Pvt. Ltd., a registered exporter of APEDA to M/s. Lawson Retail Chain, Japan.
These mangoes were treated and packed at the APEDA-approved Maharashtra State Agricultural Marketing Board (MSAMB)’s facility.
A mango festival is being organized in Tokyo, Japan as a part of Azadi ki Amrit Mahotsav, in collaboration with the Embassy of India, Japan & Invest India today, wherein, Mango exhibition & tasting will be done at various outlets of Lawson supermarkets.
APEDA has taken a number of export promotion activities and initiatives, such as the development of virtual portals for organizing Virtual Trade Fairs, Farmer Connect Portal, e-office, Hortinet Traceability system, Buyer Seller Meets, Reverse Buyer Seller Meets, product-specific campaigns etc. APEDA has been closely working with state government for creating infrastructure and promotion of export from the state.