apple industry

FDI will ruin Himachal’s apple industry: Minister


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday slammed the central government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying imported apples would ruin the state's Rs.2,000-crore ... Read more...

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Adani to procure 22,000 tonnes apples


August 12th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 12 (IANS) Agro commodities trading house Adani Agrifresh plans to procure 22,000 tonnes of apples in Himachal Pradesh this season, a company official said Sunday."This year's procurement will ... Read more...

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Dry spell may upset Himachal’s applecart


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The long dry spell during the monsoon season may see apple production in Himachal Pradesh falling by 20 percent from the projected 25 million boxes ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks funds for apple post-harvesting facilities


May 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, the country's prominent apple-producing region, Tuesday urged the central government to allocate Rs.15 crore special assistance for strengthening post-harvesting facilities in the state.State ... Read more...

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Himachal exhibits artefacts at trade fair


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The centuries-old, globally acclaimed dying art forms of Himachal Pradesh are displayed at the on-going India International Trade Fair here, an official said Thursday.Live demonstration ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks central help to promote apple


June 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday asked a visiting parliamentary committee to help the state in improving infrastructure for smooth transportation and marketing of apples - the main fruit ... Read more...

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Hike duty on Chinese apple: Himachal Congress


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sunday demanded a hike in import duty on apples to protect the domestic industry."The state is facing tough competition from China, ... Read more...

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Juicy Kinnaur apples hit market


October 5th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 5 (IANS) Famous for its natural sweetness, colour and succulence, apples from Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district are selling well in markets in north India.Gian Singh Chandel, chairman of the apple ... Read more...

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Rains a pain for Himachal apple growers


September 21st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Prolonged monsoon rains, landslides and poor road condition have hampered the transportation of apples from Himachal Pradesh. "Hundreds of trucks carrying apples have been stranded in various ... Read more...

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Himachal delegation visiting Europe to study apple crop


July 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) A high-level delegation of the Himachal Pradesh government Monday left for Europe to study the technologies adopted there in cultivation of apple. "A delegation headed by Horticulture Minister Narender ... Read more...

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