In a boost to exports of organic products, a consignment of 10.20 MT of value-added products of organically certified gluten-free jack fruit powder & retort packed jack fruit cubes were exported to Germany from
Bengaluru today via sea route. The jack fruit has been processed in the APEDA assisted pack house owned by Phalada Agro Research Foundations (PARF), Bengaluru.
APEDA registered PARF represents a group of 1500 farmers with a wide coverage of around 12,000 acres farms. These farmers grow Medicinal and aromatic herbs, coconut, jack fruit, mango puree products, spices and Coffee.
PARF facilitates the certification process as per National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP), European Union, National Organic Programme (the United States) standards to their small farmers groups. Processing unit of PARF has been certified by APEDA under its accredited Organic certification.