26 June : Buyers from 16 countries namely USA, Italy, China, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iran and Vietnam are participating in B-2-B meetings in a first ever international Buyer Seller meet at Hotel Ramada, Lucknow, The event also showed an exhibition where products are being showcased was Mango, Mango products and other fruits and vegetable in these two days events on 26-27 June 2019.
The importers will also get a chance to see a modern pack house and mango orchards on the 2nd day of the event. The Promotion Programme was organised by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) with the collaboration of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India, Uttar Pradesh Mandi Parishad and FICCI. Honourable Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Shri Anup Chandra Pandey, was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
Shri Sunil Kumar, Additional Secretary, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Chairman, APEDA, Shri Paban Kumar Borthakur, Dr.Ariz Ahammed, Managing Director, National Horticultue Board and Shri Chiranjiv Choudhary, Commissioner, Horticulture, Government of Andra Pradesh also graced the occasion.
This B-2-B meeting was specially organised for boosting export of mango and mango products and other fruits and vegetables from North and Eastern part grown by the farmers of Uttar Pradesh to major International markets.