With 700 containers of table grapes exported and 600 units of other varieties, Chand Fruit is the largest fruit and vegetable exporter in India. Its products are also well-known under the ‘Golden’ brand.
Mangos, pomegranates, vegetables and onions are the other major types of Indian produce supplied worldwide.
The Middle East is the main destination with 70% of the volume, followed by the Far East with 15%, Russia 10% and Europe just 5%.
“We run our own sales operations in Dubai as the majority of our sales go to the Gulf,” said Chand Fruit Company CEO Mr Nawaz.
Europe is the smallest but fastest growing market for the ‘Golden’ brand.
This family company meets the major requirements of UK suppliers with the GlobalGAP, ISO and BRC certifications. It operates 4 major packhouses in Mumbai, Sangli, Vita and Nashik.
By 2017 it will be building 3 new major packhouses in Baramati, Narayangaon and Nashik for table grapes, as well.