It part of Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, a banana cluster identified under Agri Export Policy.
During 2020-21 (April-February), India has exported banana worth of 1.91 lakh tonne valued at Rs 619 crore.
India is the world’s leading producer of bananas with a share of around 25% in total output.
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh contribute more than 70% of the country’s banana production.
In addition, APEDA also conducts international Buyer Seller Meets, Virtual trade fairs with importing countries to promote agricultural & processed food products.
Apart from this the Department of Commerce also supports exports through various schemes.
They are like Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme, Market Access Initiative etc.