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Industry moots common marketing platform for smaller wineries in India

An independent marketing company is being mooted by India Grape Processing Board (IGPB) with the intent to establish and provide...

Industry moots common marketing platform for smaller wineries in India

Orange growers expect better prices, thanks to MahaOrange

Prices of oranges have been volatile and have fallen by 40-45% in Maharashtra this season...

Orange growers expect better prices, thanks to MahaOrange

Maharashtra grape growers considering a permanent solution to whimsies of weather

Grape growers in Maharashtra are toying with the idea of a permanent solution...

Maharashtra grape growers considering a permanent solution to whimsies of weather

Onion prices fall by Rs 600/quintal on increased arrivals

On Friday, 21,750 quintal arrived at the Lasalgaon market, with minimum price at R700 per quintal, maximum at R1,445 per quintal and modal price averaging at R1,275 a quintal. Last week, modal price was around R1,800.

Onion prices fall by Rs 600/quintal on increased arrivals

Poor demand pulls down orange prices by 40% in Maharashtra

Slackening demand from other parts of the country and drop in exports have pulled down orange prices by around...

Poor demand pulls down orange prices by 40% in Maharashtra

Indian Grape Processing Board on the verge of collapse

With the Union finance ministry stopping release of fresh funds to the Indian Grape Processing Board...

Commodities News

Maharashtra sugar mills express inability to pay FRP

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the federation of mills has demanded subsidies to the tune of R700 per tonne after the sudden fall in sugar prices

Maharashtra sugar mills express inability to pay FRP

Agro-equipment companies seek feedback from farmers

Agriculture equipment companies are slowly realising the importance of involving farmers...

Agro-equipment companies seek feedback from farmers

Moët-Hennessy uncorks bubbling market of sparkling wines

India is getting ready to sparkle...

Moët-Hennessy uncorks bubbling market of sparkling wines

Grape growers seek financial aid to cultivate new varieties

There are some emerging markets where the varieties produced by Indian growers are not popular.

Grape growers seek financial aid to cultivate new varieties

Maharashtra sugar mills get legal notices for non-payment of FRP

Legal notices are being issued to several sugar mills in Maharashtra for non-payment of fair remunerative price...

Maharashtra sugar mills get legal notices for non-payment of FRP

Move over Breezer, flavoured wine to be the new ‘cool’ next summer

AFTER the success of ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages like Bacardi Breezer, a similar segment is on its way to stir up the industry...

Industry News

Indian strawberry finds way to Malaysian markets

After a successful trial last year, strawberry growers in the Mahabaleshwar-Panchgani belt of Maharashtra are gearing up to step up exports...

Indian strawberry finds way to Malaysian markets

Uncertainty over subsidy: Maha mills, traders avoid contracts

Sugar mills in Maharashtra are yet to enter into forward contracts with traders for raw sugar exports...

Uncertainty over subsidy: Maha mills, traders avoid contracts

Potato arrivals put brake on import

Potato arrivals have begun to pick up in most markets across the country, easing prices after showing a rising trend last month.

Potato arrivals put brake on import

Maharashtra grape growers expect repeat of last season’s export success

A record 1.92 lakh tonne of grapes were exported by Indian traders to around 94 countries for the season of 2014. Europe accounted for the largest share of 65,000 tonne

Maharashtra grape growers expect repeat of last season’s export success

Maharashtra co-op sugar mills in flux

State government move to reduce distance between factories worries millers

Maharashtra co-op sugar mills in flux

Cotton corporation to step up MSP ops this season

Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) intends to step up MSP operations this season...

Cotton corporation to step up MSP ops this season

Onion auction resumes at Lasalgaon

Auctions at Lasalgaon, Asia's largest wholesale market for onions, resumed...

Onion auction resumes at Lasalgaon

Onion trade comes to halt in Lasalgaon

No onion or soya auctions have been taking place at Lasalgaon — the country's main onion trading hub located...

Onion trade comes to halt in Lasalgaon

MahaOrange to launch pilot project to boost exports

The MahaOrange has decided to launch a pilot project to push exports through a new facilitation centre.

MahaOrange to launch pilot project to boost exports

Maha cotton federation ties up with CCI for MSP procurement

NP Hirani said the cotton growers federation has begun MSP purchases on behalf of CCI in the state.

Maha cotton federation ties up with CCI for MSP procurement

Maharashtra mills to seek relief package from Centre

Sugar mills in Maharashtra have decided to seek a relief package from the Centre to be able to pay sugarcane growers the FRP this season.

Maharashtra mills to seek relief package from Centre

Maharashtra’s casual cane labour force swells as farmers are forced to join

This sugar season, around 3 lakh new unorganised workers have been added to Maharashtra's casual labour force...

Maharashtra’s casual cane labour force swells as farmers are forced to join

Poor output forces Maharashtra soya farmers to seek govt help

Farmers in Vidarbha, Akola, Nanded and Parbhani districts are worst-affected. They have been complaining that their seeds have not germinated in time. Mahabeej, the state seed corporation, says the delay in rains affected the

Poor output forces Maharashtra soya farmers to seek govt help

Nashik onion farmers turn to other crops

Farmers in Nashik, India’s largest onion belt, have begun to turn their back on onion cultivation and are looking...

Nashik onion farmers turn to other crops

Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank sanctions Rs 3,135 cr to mills

Working capital for 30-odd sugar factories with positive net worth

Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank sanctions Rs 3,135 cr to mills
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