Onion is the largest vegetable produced and consumed not only in India but also in the world. Although, it is classified as vegetable, it has special qualities, which add to taste and flavor to food and hence it is mainly used in India cuisine and culinary preparations. In addition to its use in cuisine, it is also relished in raw form with meals. Onions possess very good nutritive and medicinal values- the nutritive ingredients of onion are as follows (Quantities per 100 gm).
There are hundreds of varieties of Onion grown in the world. According to colour, there are red, white and yellow types. Red and white varieties are grown in India. Although, onion is consumed in all the countries of the world, it is cultivated only in some countries. Hence it has export market and export value. Area under onion cultivation in the world is about 20 lakh hectares. India has the largest area of about 4 lakh ha. (20%) followed by China about 3 lakh ha. But the production is the highest in China (48 lakh MT) as against India (44 lakh MT) due to higher productivity in China (16 MT/ha than India 14 MT/ha). In India, of the four lakh hectares of area under onion, the maximum area of about 95,000 ha (about 24%) is in Maharashtra. Other important states are Karnataka, Orissa, U.P., Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, M.P., Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Gujarat.
Varieties of Onion.
Big size - 4 to 6 cm. Diameter
Medium - 3 to 4 cm. Diameter
Small - 2 to 3 cm. Diameter
Podisu - 2.5 to 3.5 cm. Diameter
The varieties of onion available for export from India are
Big Onion Varieties
a) Pusa Red
b) Agrifound Light Red
c) N-2-4-1 Agrifound Dark Red
d) N-53, Nasik Local
e) Bellary Red
Small Onion Varieties
a) Agrifound Rose
b) Bangalore Rose
Uniform in size, we provide availability of onion in customized packing and quantities as per customer requirements.
Specification of Red Onion:
a) Each onion having light and dark red colour The sizes of red onion vary between 30mm to 70mm.
b) Packed in 5 Kg/10 Kg/20 kg/25 Kg mesh bag as per customer requirements.
c) 13.5 to 15 tons of red onion in one open door 20 feet box container and 40 feet box container contains 26 to 30 tons.For long duration voyage refrigerated box container are preferred.
d) 1 Kg of red onion consists of 12 to 13 onion of 45-50mm. i.e. 13.5 tons in 20 feet one door box container.
Country Of Origin : India
Sample Availablity : Yes ( On request )
Port of Shipment : Kochi Port or Thiruvananthapuram International AirPort
Packing : PP or Jute Bags
Delivery Period : With in 20 - 30 Days of LC Confirmation
Certification : ASTA or as required by the buyer
Minimum Order Quantity : 1 full 20 Feet Container
Maximum Supply Ability : 2-3 Containers
FOB Price ( Kochi Port ) : On request
Price Validity : 2 - 3 Days
Payment Terms : 100% Irrevocable LC
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