A promotion program for Indian mangoes has started in Bahrain; it will go on for a period of one week. The event wills see the promotion of as many as 16 varieties of Indian mangoes sourced from West Bengal and Bihar. Agriculture, and processed food production export Development Authority (APEDA) registered exporter, DM enterprises have processed these fruits and imported by Al Jazeera group, Bahrain.
APEDA has played a phenomenal role in helping these farmers. It has been initiating measures to boost mango exports from non-traditional regions and states. Apart from that, it has been conducting a virtual buyer-seller meet and festival to promote mango exports.
For the first time this season, India has shipped a consignment of 2.5 tons of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Banganapalli and other variety Suvarnarekha mangoes sourced from farmers in Krishna and Chittoor districts of Andhra Pradesh to South Korea.