Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Maonesho ya bidhaa ya vyakula kutoka India yafana Jijini Dar es salaam

Balozi wa India Sandeep Arya akiongea na wadau wa biashara wakati wa uzinduzi wa maonesho ya bidhaa za vyakula kutoka India katika hafla iliyofanyika Hotel ya Golden Tulip, Dar es Salaam 

Balozi wa India Sandeep Arya akiongea na waandishi wa habari wakati wa hafla ya uzinduzi wa maonesho ya bidhaa za vyakula kutoka India uliofanyika katika Hoteli ya Golden Tulip, Dar Es Salaam.

Wageni waalikwa wakifuatilia kwa makini mkutano huo wa uzinduzi wa maonesho hayo.

Balozi wa India Sandeep Arya akipata maelezo toka kwa mmoja wa wafanyabiashara wa bidhaa za vyakula toka india mara baada ya  hafla ya uzinduzi wa maonesho ya bidhaa vya vyakula kutoka India uliofanyika katika Hoteli ya Golden Tulip, Dar Es Salaam.

Maonesho ya bidhaa za vyakula yakiendelea 

Dar Es Salaam, Tuesday, 13th December 2016- India is the 3rd largest producer of food in the world. The country has an outstanding competitive strength in food processing, being blessed with unsurpassed natural advantages, plentiful sunshine, variable soil texture, varied agro-climate tropical zones, sub-temperate and temperate rainfall-all set for the production of a whole range of agricultural products all the year around in different parts of the country. Thus, every economic crop species in the world, ranging from temperate orchard crops like apples to tropical mangoes, thrive and flourish in India.
Tanzania has been among the fastest growing economies in the world in the past decade with an annual average growth of 7%. The country features in the list of top five fastest growing economies in the world in 2011-15.
It has been observed that the Tanzanian market has to be sensitized as it has a huge potential and Indian exporters should take advantage of the country, particularly with Tanzania being a member of the East African Community (EAC), enjoying customs tariff and trade preferential agreements.

India’s total Agro Export is USD 32.09 billion out of which The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority’ (APEDA) processed food products export is USD 16.20 billion (50.48% share). Export of agricultural and food products have grown at 20% annually in the last decade. The export of APEDA products to Tanzania during 2015-16 is USD 29.02 million. The main products include Cereal Preparations, Jaggery and Confectionery, Basmati Rice, Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Non-Basmati Rice, Miscellaneous Preperations, Fruits & Vegetables Seeds, other Processed Fruits & Vegetables etc.

There are prospects to promote trade between India and Tanzania. We bring the spirit of India.

APEDA is participating in Brand Promotion of Indian Foods in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania, where we are displaying Rice, Indian snack food items, Ready to Eat Foods and various processed food products, which are meant to add spice to dietary lifestyle. We invite buyers and agents to visit APEDA pavilion where Shri S. S. Nayyar, General Manager and Mr Harpreet Singh, Executive Officer along with other exporters are available for business related information and negotiations.

India is the second largest producer of fruits in the world and produces over 83 million tonnes of fruits. India’s tropical fruits such as mango, banana, sapota, pomegranate and guava are quite famous. The royal fruit mango is the king of fruits. Besides consuming in fresh form, Indian mangoes are also processed for preparing pulps, juices, nectars, squashes, jams, pickles, chutneys and many more products. India has also emerged as a major exporter of seedless grapes.

Indian food preparations are becoming popular internationally not only amongst the ethnic population but also with mainstream. Products like vegetables curries, ready to eat, pulses, snacks, sweets, etc. in improved packaging have been introduced for reaching the new markets.

These products are available in cans, retort pouches and other best international standard of packaging for exports. The processed food sector in India is considered to be sunrise industry because of abundance, diversity and technological advancement. A whole range of quality food products are being exported at the most competitive prices. India’s export of processed food products is around USD 10,570.05 million.
India is famous for its aromatics ‘Basmati’ rice, which is one of its major exports. It is much in demand in the International market for its fragrance and good cooking qualities. India’s export of Basmati Rice is around USD 4518.11 million.
Indian alcoholic industry has emerged as dynamic commercial entity. Indian choices quality of Beer, Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka and White Spirit are becoming increasingly popular in the international market. Quality of Indian grapes lends special flavors to the Indian wines. Today the country produces excellent wine, both red and white.
The awareness regarding the importance of organic food has increased globally; this is due to the residue of chemical pesticides in the food chain by conventional farming, resulting in health hazards of consumers. The consumers demand residue free food.
Organic agriculture holds the key to rural transformation and sustainable development in our country. There is an organic revolution brewing throughout the country. The urge to preserve bio-diversity and improve farm production without the use of chemical inputs has encouraged our farmers to become less dependent on unsustainable inputs. This approach is contributing towards rural livelihood opportunities.
It is mandatory, now, for the producers of organic products in the country to adhere to well develop procedures and practices during the entire operations as per the national standards for organic production and it is essential to go through the process of certification.
Considering the effectiveness and credibility of the accreditation and certification system, India has been recognized for the following:

Recognition of NPOP standards by European Commission for equivalence and inclusion in the Article 11 list of EC regulation.
Recognition of the conformity assessment procedures of India (1SO -17011).
Recognition of NPOP standards by Switzerland for equivalence.
To address the concerns about food safety and traceability in food products, grower’s processors and exporters in India have established backward linkages for effective monitoring of the procurement of raw materials. The integrated units have been set up for processing and packaging in most hygienic environment. The food processing industry’s capabilities have increased manifolds in last few years leading to India’s emergence as global player in the food trade with a diversified range of products. Indian Government has focused on infrastructure development to provide a strong backbone to the economy. This sector has the potential to absorb FDI.
India assures its buyers to provide quality products acceptable in the international market, regular supply with improved infrastructure and very competitive prices.
The Indian economy has undergone tremendous transformation and subsequent to liberalization of trade, fiscal and industrial policies in last 20 years, the economic environment in India is very conducive now for investment in food processing. A rising wave of consumerism has taken India by storm. Its raining malls in metros and small towns alike driven by a 500 million strong consumer segment and passionate young demographic, India is on a shopping spree. Several globally recognized names in the food world viz. Nestle, Kellog’s, McDonald’s, Dominos, Cadburys, Seagram, Perfetti Van Melle, Heinz, Coke and Pepsi have established large scale production base in India, serving domestic markets as well as exporting their products to other countries.
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), an apex organization under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, is mandated with the responsibility for Promotion and Development of the export of scheduled products namely Fruits, Vegetables and their Products, Meat and Meat Products, Poultry and Poultry Products, Dairy Products, Confectionery, Biscuits and Bakery Products, Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products, Cocoa and its products, chocolates of all kinds, Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Beverages, Cereal Products, Groundnuts, Peanuts and Walnuts, Pickles, Papads and Chutneys, Guar Gum, Floriculture and Floriculture Products, Herbal and Medicinal Plants, Basmati and Non Basmati Rice. More than 30,000 exporters are registered with APEDA.

Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
3rd Floor, NCUI Building,
3, Siri Industrial Area,
August Kranti Marg, Opp. Asiad Village
New Delhi – 110016 (INDIA)
Tel: +91 11 26514046(D)/26513219
Fax: +91 11 26534870/26526187
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