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Organisation launched in India to promote organic produce

40% smaller Spanish onion crop

Amazon to buy $20 billion stake in India's Reliance Industries 

Amazon to buy $20 billion stake in India's Reliance Industries 

Published on Sep 14th, 2020

Reliance Industries is offering to sell a US$20 billion stake in its retail business to Amazon.com Inc., according to a report by Gulfnews. Amazon has held discussions about investing in the conglomerate's Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd. unit and has expressed interest in negotiating a potential transaction. Mumbai-based Reliance Industries, owned by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani is willing to sell as much as a 40% stake in the subsidiary to Amazon.

Battle for India’s grocery retail sector

Battle for India’s grocery retail sector

Published on Aug 25th, 2020

India’s retail sector has become a battleground in recent times, with major investments made by giants Amazon and Reliance Industries, both of whom are seeking to expand their presence on the subcontinent, particularly in Future Retail, a key operator in India’s retail sector. According to Bloomberg reports, Reliance is closing on a deal to acquire a stake in Future Retail, which operates retailers including Big Bazaar. This comes only months after Amazon entered a long-term business agreement that saw Amazon India become the official online retail channel for Future Retail.

IG International announces the launch of their e-Commerce platform

IG International announces the launch of their e-Commerce platform

Published on Jul 29th, 2020

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IG International has now come up with a dedicated eCommerce platform that makes it easier for consumers and merchants to get access to fresh fruit produce. They can place orders online and the goods are delivered right to their doorstep.

IG International brings finest quality farm-fresh fruits to consumers

IG International brings finest quality farm-fresh fruits to consumers

Published on Jul 22nd, 2020
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Renowned fresh fruits importer IG International Pvt. Ltd. is now a part of the global blueberry sector, in partnership with MBO & Mano Babiolakis. Working with an Australian team, IG International has set up a large blueberry production area in India, the first of its kind for IG in India.

The venture began in 2017 and was motivated by a desire to produce the finest blueberries for Indian consumers on Indian soil. This is likely to revolutionise the global blueberry trade.

India’s retail sector consolidates under impact of Covid-19

India’s retail sector consolidates under impact of Covid-19

Published on Jul 15th, 2020

India’s agriculture-related imports grew 14% between 2013 and 2019, from US$22 billion in 2013 to $25 billion in 2019, according to USDA/FAS data. Its main imported agrifood products are tree nuts, fresh fruits, and prepared foods, 20% if which comes from the US. These imports are being driven by millennials, affluent professionals, brand-oriented importers, modern retail outlets, e-commerce channels, mobile e-commerce and trend-setting restaurants.

Indian grape exports take a hit

Happy family – 1st Commercial seedless Watermelon hitting the Indian Market!

Happy family – 1st Commercial seedless Watermelon hitting the Indian Market!

Published on Jun 02nd, 2020
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The retail store concept is becoming popular in Indian cities. Organized and unorganized retailers are playing a big role in this process. Value chain partners are looking for premium fruits to increase the foot fall to their stores. Watermelon is nowadays one of the major products in all the F&V supermarkets.

Syngenta is introducing “HAPPY FAMILY” the 1st premium commercial seedless watermelon variety in Indian markets. Syngenta India Limited is the game changer in watermelon category in the last 10 years.

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