China suspends imports of seafood products from one Indian firm on finding traces of Covid 19

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China has suspended import of seafood products from an Indian company for a week starting from Friday last, after traces of COVID-19 were reportedly found on the outer packaging of some samples of frozen cuttlefish exported by the firm. China’s General Administration of Customs suspended the import of seafood products from an Indian company for […]

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Interview – Covid vaccine storage and distribution unlikely to be a logistical nightmare for India

Apprehensions around India’s ability to handle the distribution and storage of the Coronavirus vaccines that are expected to come into place next year mostly unfounded, a top cold chain industry expert said. The world is gearing up to the possibility of finally finding an antidote for the dreaded virus that has killed tens of thousands […]

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Logistics – Snowman says to invest Rs 65 crore in expansion this year

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Bengaluru-based Snowman Logistics, India’s largest private cold chain service provider, is going ahead with its expansion plans after its proposed takeover by the Adani Group fell through, Chief Executive Officer Sunil Nair said. “We will be opening two more units during the course of this year – in Siliguri and Coimbatore. Besides, we will be […]

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Azadpur Mandi operators fear major disruption in supply

BY RITWIK SINHA Even as the wholesale sellers have not exactly downed their shutters at Azadpur Mandi (Asia’s biggest wholesale market for fruits & vegetables) following government’s announcement of lockdown for three weeks to combat Coronavirus crisis, the market operators are reporting situation increasingly turning out to be adverse for them. The wide fluctuation in […]

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