India starts export of Moringa powder
India starts export of Moringa powder

India has started export of Moringa powder keeping in mind its rising global demand. Two tonnes of organic certified Moringa powder were sent to the United States through air consignment on 29th December. Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)  has been supporting private entities in creating necessary infrastructure in this regard. One of the APEDA registered exporter from Telangana has been supported to start the export activities in a planned manner. The company plans to export around 40 metric tonnes of Moringa leaves powder to the USA. With more Moringa processing units being created through support of APEDA, the exports will be increasing in the next few years which would bring benefits to the farmers. Moringa has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits in various forms. 

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Surbhi Saxena edits the daily Current Affairs News.
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