India is one of the leading exporters of agricultural and food products globally. The country has a diverse range of agricultural products due to its varied climatic conditions and rich agricultural lands. Key agricultural and food products exported from India include:
- Rice: India is one of the largest exporters of rice, particularly Basmati rice, which is known for its distinctive aroma and flavor. Non-basmati rice varieties are also exported to many countries.
- Spices: India is the world’s largest producer and exporter of spices. Key spices exported include pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, turmeric, and various spice mixes.
- Tea and Coffee: India is among the top producers and exporters of tea, particularly black tea, and also exports coffee to various countries.
- Fruits and Vegetables: India exports a wide range of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, including mangoes, grapes, bananas, pomegranates, onions, and potatoes.
- Marine Products: India has a significant marine products export industry, primarily focused on frozen shrimp, fish, and other seafood products.
- Meat and Poultry: India exports buffalo meat, which is also known as carabeef, to several countries. Additionally, India exports processed poultry products, such as eggs and egg powder.
- Dairy products: India exports various dairy products, including skimmed milk powder, butter, and cheese.
- Edible oils: Indian edible oil exports include groundnut oil, sesame oil, and other vegetable oils.
- Processed foods: India exports processed food items like pickles, chutneys, jams, fruit juices, and ready-to-eat meals.
India’s main export destinations for agricultural and food products are the United States, European Union countries, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.
Please note that this information is up to date as of September 2021 and may not accurately reflect the state of India’s agricultural and food product exports beyond that point. For the latest information, refer to credible news sources or the Indian government’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry website.