On September 6, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued Notification No. F. No. Std/SP-08/A-1.2020/N-01 to amend the Food Safety and Standards (Labeling and Display) Regulations (2020).
On September 22, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued Notification No. F. No. Std/EC/T(NSF-01).
On September 22, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) published the draft Food Safety and Standards (Foods for Infant Nutrition) Amendment Regulations (2021).
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India: Coffee Semi-annual

Post estimates marketing year (MY) 2021/22 coffee production (October/September) at 5.53 million 60-kilogram bags. Unseasonal rains in November are expected to negatively impact Arabica crop yields and delay the harvest by at least two weeks, which will be offset by higher yields of Robusta leading to a six percent increase in overall coffee yields.
On September 29, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued Notification No. F. No. Std/SP-08/A-1.2021/N-01.
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India: Dairy and Products Annual

India’s marketing year (MY) 2022 (January-December) fluid milk production is forecast higher at 203.5 million metric tons (MMT) based on a relatively normal June-September monsoon season.
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India: Grain and Feed Update

On September 8, 2021, the Indian government raised the minimum support prices (MSP) for the select upcoming rabi (winter-planted) crops, including wheat.
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India: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

India’s domestic apple and pear production in market year (MY) 2021/22 is estimated at 2.3 million metric tons (MMT) and 310,000 metric tons (MT), largely unchanged from last season.
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India: Monsoon Ends with Record Rains in September

Excess rains in September helped offset delayed, erratic monsoon rains of the previous months. The monsoon came to an end with an extended withdrawal in early October.
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India: Cotton and Products Update - September 2021

FAS Mumbai (Post) forecasts marketing year (MY) 2021/2022 cotton production at 28 million 480 lb. bales on an area of 12.4 million hectares.
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India: Sugar Semi-annual

Market Year (MY) 2021/22 (October-September) centrifugal sugar production will grow by three percent to 34.7 million metric tons (MMT), equivalent to 31.8 MMT of crystal white sugar, on account of higher yields.
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India: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted India’s hospitality sector, which is expected take another year to reach pre-COVID conditions and sales.