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Future group ties up with USAID horticulture & agri mktg prog

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Future group, through its various formats including Big Bazaar, is collaborating with USAID Commercial and Agricultural Programme (CHAMP) to deliver mutual benefits to Indian consumers and

This will augment the domestic supply and provide customers with more choice during the non-season, Gopal Bihani, at Future group, said in a statement Tuesday.

More than 50 agriculture exporters from are currently visiting the city to explore business tie-ups as well as to showcase their finest including fruits, nuts and spices buyers from and neighbouring states, at a four-day 'Passage to Prosperity: India- International Trade and Investment Show' that opens Wednesday.

"Our agriculture export growth is likely to continue as South Asian economies expand and as Afghanistan's trade environment continues to improve," said Naseer Ahmad Durrani, Afghanistan's minister of agriculture, irrigation and livestock.

As Afghanistan re-emerges, overcoming her recent challenges, and begins to re-open its gardens of fruits, nuts and spices, unadulterated by heavy chemical use, India's consumers stand to benefit from the all natural, pure, and tasty produce, he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 19:05 IST