Faizan Khurshid

Import of Iranian apples, hurdles in smooth movement worry Kashmir apple growers

Import of Iranian apples, hurdles in smooth movement worry Kashmir apple growers

Admin takes steps for smooth movement of apple-laden trucks

Sopore: Apple growers in Kashmir valley are agitated with the import of low cost apples from Iran and accuse it of declining demand of their production. Kashmir produces nearly 80% of India’s total apple production and nearly one million families are associated with Kashmir’s $1.25-million apple industry. “Iran’s apples are imported at very cheap rates […]