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India: Potatoes from Uttar Pradesh were exported to Guyana

Published Sep 5, 2023

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Nearly 29 metric tons of potatoes from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India were exported to Guyana in South America through Farmers Producers Organization (FPO), marking the first time potatoes were exported from Aligarh to Guyana via sea route. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is helping set up an agricultural export center for potatoes in the region, which will provide employment opportunities for farmers. The state government is also providing financial assistance to FPOs to enhance their infrastructure capacity and is actively promoting FPOs and farmer groups in international trade.
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For the first time, nearly 29 MT of potatoes from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India were exported to Guyana in South America through Farmers Producers Organization (FPO). The state government is making efforts to double the income of farmers by removing middlemen, and farmers are becoming exporters through FPOs. Deputy general manager of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) at Varanasi regional office, CB Singh on Wednesday said the 29 metric tons of potatoes from Aligarh were exported to Guyana in South America for the first time through sea route. C.B. Singh: "The potatoes for this consignment were purchased from local FPO of Aligarh and packed in cold storage. Keeping in view the possibilities of potato production in this region, APEDA is taking the initiative to set up an agricultural export center for potatoes which will open employment opportunities for farmers of Aligarh and nearby areas." "The government has been organizing several ...
Source: Potatopro
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