To promote exports from agriculture produce rich regions of India,
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
is sending the first trial shipment of vegetables by sea route from Varanasi
APEDA is an organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry,
Government of India situated at New Delhi.
It is responsible for promoting exports of Agriculture and Processed
Food Products from India.
It was established under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products
Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in 1985.