3-day organics and millets trade fair from Jan 19

Bengaluru will host Organics and Millets 2018 International Trade Fair from January 19 to 21 at Bangalore Palace to promote organic and millet food.

Talking to reporters, Agriculture Minister Krishna Byregowda said: “Karnataka is a major producer and exporter of organic foods. However, there is an immense potential and opportunities in diversifying the product range to include coconut, pulses, aromatic crops, fruits, and other crops.

“The International Trade Fair will be the forum to explore this potential, and help us meet the growing needs of the future,” he added.

Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the event.