In the hopes of boosting mango exports, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has launched an eight-day-long Mango Festival in Bahrain on June 13, in association with the Indian Embassy and Al Jazira Group.
At the event, 34 varieties of mangoes from eastern states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, are being displayed at eight different locations of Bahrain’s Al Jazira group supermarket.
From these varieties, 27 have been procured from West Bengal, while two each variety are from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and one variety from Uttar Pradesh. All the varieties of mangoes have been directly procured from farmers and two Farmer Producer Organizations. The event will continue till June 20, 2022.