Arunachal Pradesh participates in Gulfood annual exhibition 2021 in UAE



A team of Agriculture and Horticulture officials from Arunachal Pradesh took part in the five-day Gulfood annual exhibition 2021 at the World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates on February 21.

The team was led by Agriculture and Horticulture Secretary Bidol Tayeng, Arunachal Pradesh Agriculture Marketing Board (APAMB) CEO Okit Palling, among others informed Arunachal Times.

“The state is focusing on its strength in products, such as turmeric, ginger, large cardamom and organic tea, apart from other fruits and vegetables,” APAMB CEO Okit Palling said in a release.

As Dubai plays a major role as a re-exporter of food and food-related equipment, the state government is focusing on exporting spices from Arunachal to major players in Dubai, Palling said.

“There is a keen interest in products from the Northeast region of the country, and Arunachal is creating a buzz for its organic products. It is very visible from the visitors coming to the state’s stall,” he added.

About twenty-five thousand companies from 85 countries are partaking in the event.

(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)