APEDA displayed 33 GI agricultural merchandise from 12 states at AAHAR meals honest 2022.

The Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has launched a wide range of millet merchandise for all age teams at inexpensive costs starting from Rs 5 to Rs 15 on the Asia’s largest B2B worldwide meals and hospitality honest – AAHAR meals honest.

All the millet merchandise launched by APEDA are gluten-free, 100% pure, and patented. The launched merchandise are cream biscuits, salt biscuits, milk biscuits, ragi peanut butter, jowar peanut butter, jowar upma, pongal, khichadi and millet malts.

Quite a lot of “Millet in Minutes” merchandise beneath the class of Ready-to-Eat (RTE) like Upma, Pongal, Noodles, Biryani, Khichadi, and many others. was additionally launched. All the RTE merchandise are vacuum processed with none components, fillers and preservatives. Nutrition worth is retained as unique with a shelf-life of 12 months in ambient temperature.

The APEDA can also be working with the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to extend the cultivation space, manufacturing, and productiveness of millets, together with bajra, jowar, and ragi.

In view of the dietary worth of the millets, the federal government has notified millets as nutri-cereals in 2018. The millets are a wealthy supply of protein, fibre, minerals, iron, calcium and have a low glycemic index. In 2021, the United Nations General Assembly had declared 2023 because the International Year of Millets.

In line with the theme of APEDA’s pavilion, – ‘To promote GI products for export’, the apex physique to advertise agricultural merchandise placed on show 33 GI tag agricultural merchandise at AAHAR. The 33 GI merchandise which had been on show had been Punjab’s Basmati Rice, Karnataka’s Gulbarga Tur Dal, Maharashtra’s Sangli Raisin, Kolhapur Jaggery, Ajara Ghansal Rice, Sindhudurg & Ratnagiri Kokum, Vengurla Cashew and Waigaon Turmeric; Assam’s Boka Chaul, Joha Rice, Karbi Anglong Ginger; Manipur’s Chak-Hao and Kachai Lemon, Mizoram’s Ginger and Chilli, Sikkim’s Large Cardamom, Nagaland’s Naga Mircha, Kerala’s Navara Rice, Pokkali Rice. 

Kaipad Rice, Palakkadan Matta Rice, Himachal Pradesh’s Kala Jeera, Chulli Oil, West Bengal’s Gobindabhog Rice, Tulaipanji Rice, Bardhaman Sitabhog, Bardhaman Mihidana, Banglar Rasogolla, Rajasthan’s Bikaneri Bhujia and Odisha’s Kandhamal Haladi.

APEDA additionally launched two booklets which embody a catalog on Agri and Food GI merchandise (APEDA scheduled) and a brochure on Indian GI mangoes.

Source – PIB

First revealed on: 30 Apr 2022, 10:36 IST



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