Demand for nutrition has rapidly increased in recent years; health becomes our major concern. The global food industry now revolves around quality products. As our present situation has led us towards depression, the world needs health, there is always a ray of hope, and the future is what we all are living for. The global market is also aiming up towards the future, building possibilities and accepting changes. Healthy and nutritious food has a wide range of importers and is now becoming a major business. Let's check out some nutritious food products which have been exported from India and making an impact on the global market.

Coconut: ruling continues

Coconut has been a main imported good from India and has a vital role in shaping India's economy. As well known for its industrial uses, coconut also is a healthy food product. Demand for organic coconuts and coconut products in the market raised the value of Indian coconut. Having a vital role in GDP, coconut Farmers has increased their revenue, and exporters are doing well globally. India is the main supplier of coconut, and Indian Husked and semi-husked coconuts have high demand in foreign countries.

India owns a fair share in the export market, and coconut is a successful Indian fruit export; compared to others, it constantly demands the global market. India produces almost 12M tons of coconut to the global market, as per the reports (2018). Indian coconut is worth $10B, which is high compared to Indonesian and Vietnamese coconut. And as the values are high, coconut production in India is done under many quality checks, and with proper care, India produces a fair share to the global market. All coconut products have demand in the foreign market, but Husked and semi-husked coconuts attract more buyers.

Spirulina: creating opportunities

Export of spirulina in the global market has a significant growth in the last ten years. As a highly nutritious product, spirulina has many applications. It is a food product, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutics, and also comes under animal feed and more. Because of its wide applications, it has created greater demand in the global market. An increase in the demand for organic products in cosmetics has driven the market to success. As the covid situation raised the search for vitamins in the global market, it ends at spirulina; scientific studies proved the role of spirulina as a vitamin provider. As an alga, it can help covid19 recoveries. In 2021 the market needs spirulina for its nutrition and vitamins, and spirulina is always the right choice.

Technological innovations in agriculture made spirulina cultivation easy, and it is also the reason behind the growth in market size. As the demand increases, the supply of spirulina is also increasing. Coming to Indian production Tamilnadu is the main production house of spirulina. It can be cultivated in any season, and climate change doesn't impact spirulina, so the farmers are already in for spirulina. Companies like Sansur Exports have their land for Spirulina production. India is creating new opportunities in the spirulina market. And as a nutritious product, spirulina is a win-win for buyers and producers.

Vannamei Shrimps: fighting challenges

Shrimps are considered to be a marine food item but also found nutritious because it contains proteins and minerals and so on. Shrimp's main benefit is that it helps in weight loss. And if you are in search of a healthy but delicious diet, shrimps can be the best option. Demand for disease-free shrimps has made vannamei shrimps a major seafood export. India has become the largest exporter of shrimps to European countries as well as the USA. An increase in health consciousness among buyers also added value to vannamei shrimps. Changes in lifestyle urbanization and healthy food requirements expanded the shrimp market and created tremendous changes in seafood exporting.

India is now at the top of shrimp production, but that was not easy. Vannamei shrimps can only be exported from approved centers. So, maintaining standards and producing healthy Disease-free shrimps was challenging, but India made that possible. Many shrimp exporting countries were accused of disease, but India found opportunities and invested more in vannamei shrimps, proving disease-free and healthy. It worked in favor of Indian farmers, and as a result, more production is happening from India. Chances of disease is the main challenge faced by shrimp farming. But using technologies like biofloc, farmers are fighting against these challenges. Shrimp exporting is going well even in the pandemic situation.

Future is what we all are expecting. Demand for healthy products shows the importance of nutrition. As the world is in search of health, we have the answer in our nature. Coconut, Spirulina, and Shrimps are nutritious and will help to build better tomorrow. Let's work for the future, invest more in health and build healthy wellbeing for the future.