Pomegranate Export from India?

Pomegranate is a high value crop and its entire tree is of great economic importance. All parts of pomegranate tree have great therapeutic value and are used in leather and dying industry. The calorific value of the pomegranate fruit is 65. Its juice is easily digestible and contains about 15 percent invert sugar. It is a rich source of sodium and also contains a good amount of riboflavin, thiamin, niacin, Vitamin C, calcium and phosphorous. Protein and fat contents are negligible. Demand in the international market has widened the scope for earning higher dividends.

This fruit has many similes, have your teeth like Dalamb, stay as thick like the seeds of Dalim, be as bright as Anardana and so on. This is a fruit with various names and few types. There are about 4 to 5 types of pomegranates available. The variety varies from the outer color of the skin, some are red, some orange, a few seen are yellowish, or even creamish. The seeds in one fruits many again vary from a few hundreds to about 700 also.

Pomegranate is very well received by all young & old, Indian or foreigners. The seeds are sweet & also easy to chew. The pomegranate seeds have a high culinary value, in garnishing, for cocktails & beverages, smoothies, sauces, syrups, wine, condiments and candies too.. Dried pomegranates have medicinal values too.

For exports, pomegranate is selected for exports on its maturity, humidity, shelf life, size of the fruits, color of the skin, grown organically or traditionally, based on its nutritive values in terms of vitamins, only proteins or does it have Vitamins A, C & D ?

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