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Global demand for Indian organic food products steadily rising

Demand for Indian organic food products is steadily increasing around the world. India has exported $ 5 billion worth of organic products for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, compared to $ 370 million in 2016-17, according to officials at APEDA, the Office for the Development of Export of Agricultural and Processed Products. By recording a 39% increase, the total volume of exports in 2017-18 was 4.58 lakh ton, they added. the main applications in the organic category are oilseeds, cereals and millets, sugar, legumes, dried fruits, herbal products. etc. Many new countries such as Israel, Vietnam and Mexico have also shown interest.