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Upto $7m fruits, veges export orders expected

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Around $5 to $7 million export orders for fruits and vegetable are expected before the end of 4-day 9th Expo Pakistan 2015 being held at Expo Centre Karachi. Waheed Ahmed, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Fruits and Vegetable Exports and Co-chairman All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Importers, Exporters and Merchants Association, said fruits and vegetable exports was increasing around 15 percent every year and this rate would be higher in future. Last year export…Read More

Fruit, veges sectors to get e-beam facility

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Al-Technique Corporation of Pakistan (ATCOP) and Marine Group of Companies (MGC) have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish first ever E-Beam facility at Karachi for irradiation of food items, surgical instruments and gemstones. This state-of-the-art facility will enhance exports of fresh fruits and vegetables through decontamination and extension of their shelf lives. Although other methods of irradiation are being used, most of importing countries have…Read More