apple season

Early Himachal apple varieties fetch high prices


July 16th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh, considered the country's apple bowl, has opened with the fruit fetching handsome prices, bringing smiles on the faces of growers.Trade ... Read more...

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Himachal road repair hastened ahead of apple harvest


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 3 (IANS) A World Bank-funded road project in Himachal Pradesh awarded to a Chinese firm has missed its deadline, prompting the government to engage new contractors for repairs ... Read more...

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Himachal to adopt global apple packaging norms


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, one of the country's major apple baskets, is all set to introduce global packaging norms for the fruit, Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta said here ... Read more...

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Himachal’s apples - 70 percent less yield


November 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) With the apple season almost over in Himachal Pradesh, the overall apple production was just 30 percent of last year's bumper harvest, officials said here Tuesday."The ... Read more...

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Himachal wants import duty on apples hiked


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday requested the central government to enhance import duty on apples and designate it a 'special product' to protect the domestic fruit industry.State ... Read more...

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Apple season almost over in Himachal


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh is almost over with more than four crore boxes sold to markets across the country, an official said here Wednesday.The state has ... Read more...

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Transporters fleecing apple farmers in Himachal Pradesh


August 13th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Aug. 13 (ANI):Transporters in Himachal Pradesh are exploiting apple farmers by charging more than the accepted transport fare.According to farmers, the transporters are charging two to three times ... Read more...

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Himachal apple prices crash due to oversupply


July 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The prices of apples from Himachal Pradesh have crashed within weeks of their arrival in the markets due to oversupply and poor quality of the fruit, traders said ... Read more...

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Himachal apples arrive in markets


June 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) Early varieties of apples of Himachal Pradesh have arrived in the market, attracting buyers from across the country. "The season has started well. The demand is high and ... Read more...

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Apple season almost over in Himachal, 1.2 cr crates sold


November 1st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) With the apple season in Himachal Pradesh almost over, 1.2 crore boxes have been despatched to markets across the country. "The season in districts like Shimla, Mandi, Kullu and ... Read more...

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Himachal apple concentrate production hit


October 11th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) The decline in apple cultivation in Himachal Pradesh has left apple concentrate production by the state's horticulture department high and dry. The total apple production this season will be ... Read more...

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Himachal apple farmers facing transportation problem


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kotkhai (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 23(ANI): Hundreds of apple farmers are facing trouble in Himachal Pradesh, as their produce is not able to reach markets on time due to bad road conditions in ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh despatches 74 lakh boxes of apples


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh has finally picked up with 7,400,000 boxes having been transported out of the state. "The apple season is in full swing and 74 ... Read more...

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Bad apple harvest spells windfall for Himachal farmers


August 6th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Poor rainfall this monsoon and poorer snowfall last winter have hit apple production in Himachal Pradesh. But the farmers are not complaining, as the fruit's prices ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh sells 20 mn apple boxes


October 15th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) The apple season in Himachal Pradesh is almost over with more than 20 million boxes having been transported out of the state so far.The season, which started nearly ... Read more...

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Good apple prospects in Himachal Pradesh


June 30th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, June 30 (IANS) A bumper apple production in Himachal Pradesh - known as the fruit bowl of the country - is expected for the second successive year. With early ... Read more...

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