Potatoes are an indispensable part of Indian cooking. Introduced to India by the Europeans in the 17th century, it is now a dietary staple cutting across caste and class. It is now almost unimaginable to have an Indian meal complete without this humble spud. Most Indians consume potato daily in some form or the other,…

The recent shift in policies, the rise of agri-tech, and increased internet penetration, have helped farming evolve as a profitable business venture. Over the years, an increase in population, the rising urban and rural income, and several export channels are leading to a surge in the demand for quality and nutritious foods. This presents an…

India is the largest producer of milk, contributing to 22% of global production. Milk is one such commodity that most Indians consume daily, as a preferred drink as well as in its various other forms. Amidst such high demand, the Indian dairy market has been currently valued at approximately Rs 11.35 lakh crores. In a…

Israel is a powerhouse of agriculture technologies. Israeli companies have developed many technological solutions to help both large and small farmers meet the demand for food products. From seawater irrigation to storage technologies that extend shelf life, Israel is dedicated to improving farming techniques around the world. Israel has also been working with the Indian…

With the demand for exotic fruits rising, dragon fruit has emerged as a new favorite amongst today’s generation. Given its peculiar taste and medicinal value, the fruit has created a niche market for itself and many farmers are now trying their hands at growing this new crop. While the production of dragon fruit in India…

The internet has made it easier than ever for farmers to sell their produce online and earn better profits than they earn in the traditional Kisan mandi. A lot of progressive farmers today are trying to make the best out of social media platforms and sell their produce without any middlemen involved in the chain.…

Pearl farming is a lucrative business opportunity, slowly gaining momentum in the country. Although it is not new, people hardly took any interest in pearl farming until recently. Since the pandemic last year, pearl farming has piqued the interest of many as it requires limited human resources and the end product holds a high value.…