Andhra Pradesh State Agro Industries Development Corporation Ltd.’s Steam Heat Treatment Plant (VHT) für Obst in Nuzvid processed over 757 tons of fruit last year.
According to the company’s district manager B. Renuka, the Nuzvid facility has processed and packaged export-quality fruits for international and local markets.
She said a variety of mangoes weighing 22 tons have been exported to the UK and Germany this season after being processed at VHT’s Nuzvid facility.
Similarly, 120 tons of mangoes were sold to Reliance Mart and 115 tons of mangoes were sold to More Supermarket, a supermarket chain. It also sold 500 tons of bananas, which are available year-round, to local markets, she said.
Ms. Renuka said the fruit was bought by the corporation from local farmers who got the best price.