First Arrivals of Apples from Serbia to India

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Wed 11/11/2020

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In association with COPA- Cooperative of Pannonian Apples, Serbia’s leading apple exporter, to bring a premium variety of apples from Serbia to India for the first time

Mumbai, Nov 2, 2020: Biting into crisp, juicy and delicious apples is an experience one wants to enjoy every day! Once again, in its bid to delight apple lovers, IG International, India’s largest fresh fruit importer has entered into an association with COPA- Cooperative of Pannonian Apples, Serbia’s leading global apple exporter, to get the taste of Serbian Apples in India for the very first time.

Serbia is a large producer and exporter of quality fruits and vegetables, and many Agricultural goods. Serbia has vast orchards and has large cold storage facilities Which enables exports of even frozen fruits and vegetables.

COPA is a newly founded cooperative created by merging Južni Banat and ATOS FRUCTUM, two Serbian companies dealing with the production of apples. It was founded with the desire to offer top-notch Pannonian apples to foreign markets.

Mr. Tarun Arora, Director – IG International Pvt. Ltd, said, “IG International has always been at the forefront of bringing the best quality of global and exotic fruits to India. Driven by our commitment to offer the best to the palate and diets of Indian fruit enthusiasts, we are pleased to now source Apples from Serbia for our Indian customers. The move is aimed at meeting and exceeding the expectations of Indian consumers in terms of taste, quality and value.We look forward to welcoming the first arrivals”

Mr. Taizun Patheria -Hon. Consul of the Republic of Serbia, said, “The Honorary Consulate of Serbia, presents its compliments to IG International Mumbai and are happy to announce that the first export of Apples from Serbia is expected to reach India during mid-Nov.2020.

IG International has led the way, with Mr.G.C.Arora (Chairman) visiting Serbia to take This forward and have now successfully made the first Import from the Serbian producer COPA, Belgrade.

We wish IG International greater and greater success and The Honorary Consulate of Serbia, avails itself of this opportunity to renew IG International Mumbai and its staff, the assurance of its highest considerations.”

About IG International Pvt. Ltd. (IG)

IG International is essentially a group of 14 companies and has 50 years of experience behind them. They supply the demand for the best quality fresh produce. Importing fresh produce is their core activity.

With time, IGIPL is now the leader in the industry of imported fresh fruits. IGIPL now handles fresh fruits in volumes of 3500 – 4000 sq feet3 refrigerated containers. The produce comes from 22 countries from all across the globe. 28 wholesale outlets from all across India manage the distribution of goods. With time, IGIPL is now the leader in the industry of imported fresh fruits. IGIPL now handles fresh fruits in volumes of 3500 – 4000 sq feet3 refrigerated containers. The produce comes from 22 countries from all across the globe. 28 wholesale outlets from all across India manage the distribution of goods. Their fleet comprises 50 refrigerated trailers and 50 refrigerated trucks. Each of the trailers has 40’ reefer containers.