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Smoke-tainted California grapes find new life as vodka

December 10, 2021 1:23 pm

Scientists have said the growing frequency and intensity of wildfires are largely attributable to prolonged drought and increasing bouts of excessive heat from climate change.

Grapes: How they reached India, types and health benefits

February 06, 2021 6:21 pm

Grapes are a lot more than just fresh fruit. They are crushed into fermenting wine, dried into raisins, mixed into making jams, and make a perfect topping for salads and desserts

Fresh Covid-19 lockdown in Europe cast shadow on India's grapes exports

January 05, 2021 6:51 pm

The United Kingdom and other countries of the European Union have been a prized market for Indian grapes given the surety of payment there. Indian grape growers deal with both supermarkets as well as wholesale traders, with the former cornering 60 per cent of exports.

Maharashtra: Grape producing regions to face squeeze

November 05, 2019 3:26 am

Maharashtra is in the middle of an agrarian crisis with 54.22 lakh hectares of the total 138.82 lakh hectares under kharif sowing damaged in the unexpected post-monsoon rain that the state received in the last week of October.

Longer winter boosts pomegranate, grape export

February 20, 2018 5:16 am

Around 40,000 tonnes of pomegranate has left for foreign shores, of which 2,000 tonnes have gone to Europe. Last year, India had exported 50,000 tonnes of pomegranate.

Eating grapes may keep your eyes healthy

May 30, 2014 4:04 pm

Regular grape consumption may play a role in eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration, a new study has claimed.

Eating blueberries may lower diabetes risk

August 30, 2013 2:11 pm

Eating more whole fruits,particularly blueberries,grapes and apples is significantly associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Grapes protect organs from damage caused by metabolic syndrome

April 23, 2013 2:08 pm

Natural components found in grapes,known as polyphenols,are beneficial.


March 20, 2013 12:28 am

Provide protein,in addition to being the highest quality of protein with all the essential amino acids with less phosphorus than other protein sources such as egg yolk or meats.

Market Watch : Grapes available for Rs 15 a kg

March 06, 2012 2:12 am

Surplus supply of grapes at Gultekdi market has brought down the price to as low as Rs 15 a kg.