The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the Parliament in December, 1985. The Act (2 of 1986) came into effect from 13th February, 1986 by a notification issued in the Gazette of India: Extraordinary: Part-II [Sec. 3(ii): 13.2.1986). The Authority replaced the Processed Food Export Promotion Council (PFEPC).
APEDA is mandated with the responsibility of export promotion and development of the following scheduled products.
The objective of APEDA is to promote schedule products export and to achieve this various functions has been undertaken by this body under the regulation of central government. Central government lays down the rules and regulation and implements through this body for the efficient administration of APEDA Act.Following documents are mandatory to register in APEDA
IEC Import Export Code
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1. Fruits, Vegetables and their Products.
2. Meat and Meat Products
3. Poultry and Poultry Products
4. Dairy Products
5. Confectionery, Biscuits and Bakery Products
6. Honey, Jaggery and Sugar Products
7. Cocoa and its products, chocolates of all kinds
8. Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages
9. Cereal and Cereal Products
10.Groundnuts, Peanuts and Walnuts
11.Pickles, Papads and Chutneys
13.Floriculture and Floriculture Product
14.Herbal and Medicinal Plants