India has led the world's top exporters of canned cucumbers
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Published Jan 25, 2022
India has become the world's largest exporter of pickled canned cucumbers and gherkins, exporting more than 123,000 tonnes of such products last year. This was reported by TASS with reference to The Economic Times and information obtained from the Ministry of Trade and Industry of India. "India exported pickled cucumbers and gherkins in the period from April to October 2021 in the amount of 123,846 metric tons worth $ 114 million," the agency said.
According to him, in the 2020-2021 financial year (starting April 1) the country shipped for export 223,515 metric tons of cucumbers and gherkins worth $ 223 million. Cultivation, production, processing and export of cucumbers began in India in the early 1990s in the southern state of Karnataka, and then spread to the neighboring states of Tamil ...