Apple imports increasing steadily, Himachal Apple could face marketing wows


Apple production in the apple producing states of the country may have fluctuated over the last three years, but imports are steadily rising and pose a threat to marketing of the domestic crop.

Responding to a Rajya Sabha question by parliamentarian Viplove Thakur, minister of state with charge of agriculture and food processing industries, Harish Rawat last week in a written reply disclosed that while the country apple production and exports fluctuated over the last three years, imports have been steadily rising.