India to Double Import of Washington Apples

Rebecca Lyons, International Marketing Director, Washington Apple Commission, (a self-governing body of growers and packers) told newspersons that the ‘Red Delicious’ variety of Washington Apples will flood India from September, with a record import till August 2018; and that imports of the fruit is likely to double this year to nearly 5.5 million tons.

Red delicious variety of Washington Apples

Keith Sunderlal, the India representative of the Washington Apple Commission, said that the Commission wants to focus on tier-2 and tier-3 cities of India by increasing branding and creating more awareness about Washington Apples, which are currently available in over 100 cities reports BusinessLine.


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California-based management consultant Gunjan Bagla runs Amritt, a consulting firm helping American companies to succeed in India. Amritt is the trusted advisor for India market research, India business development, India market entry, Global Engineering, Global Technology Scouting, India R&D and Open Innovation. Gunjan is author of "Business in 21st Century India: How to Profit Today from Tomorrow’s Most Exciting Market" (Hachette Book Group, 2008), Amazon's top rated title on the subject. He has appeared as the India Expert on BBC Television, Bloomberg TV, Fox Cable Business and has been quoted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter and Business Week for his expertise on India.


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