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CODE OF CONDUCT[10-Nov-2017]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company (PHDEC) expects and requires its Board of Directors, Management and all its employees, to observe the highest levels of ethical standards and integrity in the conduct of its business activities. The Code ...More
CODE OF CONDUCT[10-Nov-2017]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company (PHDEC) expects and requires its Board of Directors, Management and all its employees, to observe the highest levels of ethical standards and integrity in the conduct of its business activities....More
22nd Board Meeting of PHDEC[05-Oct-2017]
22nd Meeting of Board of Directors of PHDEC was held on 3rd October 2017...More
Fateha ,Mr. Farid Khan Khakwani (New) [07-Sep-2016]
Fateha ,Mr. Farid Khan Khakwani ...More
PAKISTAN MANGO SHOW gets thumbs up in ITALY (New) [18-Aug-2016]
PAKISTAN Mango Show gets thumbs up in ITALY August 12, 2016...More
PHDEC Mango consignment to Bulgaria (New) [23-Sep-2014]
Bulgaria can become a major market for Pakistani mangoes and exporters should take benefit of suitable opportunities to expand their business. This was stated by a spokesman of Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) on the delivery o...More
PHDEC participating in IFTECH Pakistan Food Hospitality 2014 (New) [08-Sep-2014]
PHDEC participating in IFTECH Pakistan Food Hospitality 2014...More
Durrani Group of Companies appreciate the efforts of PHDEC (New) [22-Aug-2014]
Durrani Group of Companies appreciate the efforts of PHDEC...More
Expression of Interests (EOI) are invited for establishment of processing plant mainly for fresh Dates in D.I. Khan[26-May-2014]
DRAFT TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR JOINT VENTURE DHAKKI DATES PROCESSING PLANT M/s Dhakki Dates Processing Plant (Pvt) Limited - DDPPL, has been incorporated for the establishment of a Processing Plant for Fresh Dates in D. I. Khan. ...More
Pakistan Horti-Fresh Processing (Pvt.) Ltd. has been established as Joint Venture between Durrani Associates and PHDEC through funding from EDF. ...More
PHDEC & TRTA II Signs MOU of Collaboration in Horticulture Sector (New) [02-Dec-2013]
In a press release issued today by Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company (PHDEC), Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan and the European Union (EU) funded Trade Related Technical Assistance (TRTA II) Programme implemented by United Nat...More
Business Opportunity - Haripur Collection Point (KPK) (New) [13-Nov-2013]
Business Opportunity - Haripur Collection Point (KPK)...More
Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile Visits PHDEC Head Office (New) [22-Apr-2013]
Mr. Maqbool HH Rahmatoola, Federal Minister for Commerce and Textile visited PHDEC Head Office in Lahore....More
PHDEC’s Consistent Efforts Make It Happen Again-Mango Export to USA (New) [03-Apr-2013]
In a meeting at Ministry of Commerce, Islamabad where all the stakeholders including PHDEC, USDA, DPP, MOC, PIA and leading mango growers and exporters were present. PIA announced that national carrier is resuming its flights to Chicago from 6th June 2013...More
Logistic Hurdles In Kinnow Export (New) [07-Feb-2013]
PAKISTAN kinnows may have a bad export season this year. Out of usual target of around 400,000 tonnes, the final tally may not cross 100,000 tonnes if pessimists are to be believed....More
Export potential of mangoes highlighted (New) [07-Feb-2013]
KARACHI: Sea freighted mangoes could capture European and Chinese markets provided we improve production and post harvest management practices to fetch high prices in these markets. This was stated by Chairman, Board of Directors, Pakistan Horticulture...More
Mangoes: PHDEC, DPP sign MoU on access to Australian market (New) [10-Jan-2013]
LAHORE: Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) and Department of the Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for achieving the common objective of ...More
Indian Delegation Visits PHDEC Head Office (New) [16-Oct-2012]
In the wake of normalization of trade relations between India and Pakistan, a delegation of leading industrialists visited Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company here today. Mr. Manmohan Malik, Founder & Chairman HIMALYA International Ltd,...More
Mango Processing Started[28-Jun-2011]
Mango Processing Started at Global GAP certified Lutfabad Mango Farm...More
Australian marketing methods to boost mango export, help in finding new buyers[08-Jun-2011]
The adoption of Australian marketing methods and techniques may not only boost exports of Pakistani mangoes manifold but would also help in finding new markets for the Pakistani fruit. Since the mango season has started, a six-day mango market research tr...More
Packing Sample (New) [19-May-2011]
The photographs given in this section are solely for guidline purpose and not to copy as it is. The packing box is meant for PHDEC only, you have to develop your own packeging following the dimensions and other specifications...More
Packaging Manufacturers for Mango Export to USA[16-May-2011]
To clarify any misconception PHDEC vehemently stresses that THERE IS NO APPROVED PACKAGING MANUFACTURER for mango export to USA while emphasizing the fact that ANYBODY WITH PACKAGING MANUFACTURING FACILITY CAN MANUFACTURE THE MANGO PEST PROOF BOXES FOR EX...More
UAF organises seminar on `50 years of horticulture in Pakistan`[15-Feb-2011]
ISLAMABAD (February 15, 2011) : The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad is celebrating 2011 as its Golden Jubilee year. A series of events will be held throughout the year and as part of that one week (February 14-19, 2011) has been reserved for hortic...More
Government to form aggressive policy for horticulture products export[02-Feb-2011]
Islamabad (January 31, 2011) : the government has decided to formulate an aggressive policy for export of horticulture products during 2011 for which all possible support will be extended to pakistan horticulture development and export company (phdec). ...More
PHDEC sets export target for kinnow[22-Oct-2010]
Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) has set a target for exporting 300,000 metric tonnes of kinnow during the year 2010-11 as against the exports of around 250,000 metric tonnes registered during the last year. The export target o...More
Flood hits mango export[22-Oct-2010]
Export of mango, the second largest fruit crop of Pakistan, was badly hit by the ravages of floods, according to Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Company (PHDEC). Mango production projection for the year 2010 was 1.8 million tons and it was esti...More
PHDEC implementing mango supply chain project under APASLP[15-Apr-2010]
Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Company (PHDEC) is implementing mango supply chain project under Australia-Pakistan Agriculture Sector Linkages Programme (APASLP). Chief operating officer PHDEC, Muhammad Iqbal...More
Participation in 4th Food, Horticulture, Agri & Livestock Asia 2010 Int’l Exhibition (New)[19-Mar-2010]
4th Food, Horticulture, Agri & Livestock Asia 2010 Int’l Exhibition is being organized by Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd from 24-26 April 2010 at Karachi Expo Centre. It is a significant event which shall provide enormous opportunities of informatio...More
Iran raised custom duty on base value of Kinnow[16-Oct-2009]
Pakistan`s kinnow export to Iran is facing bleak prospects during the upcoming season starting from November owing to increase of custom duty. Iran charges 45% custom duty on base value of product which last year was 400 $ US Dollar Per ton. This season i...More
Join PHDEC in Pakistan Pavilion at the World Fruits and Vegetables Show 2009 UK (Oct 2009)[09-Sep-2009]
World Fruit & Vegetable Show 2009 (WFV Expo) is the leading fresh fruits & vegetables trade fair in the United Kingdom, the largest market and distribution hub of Pakistani fruits and vegetables in Europe. WFVExpo provides an excellent opportunity for exh...More
Participation in MacFrut Italy (Oct 2009)[09-Sep-2009]
MacFrut 2009 is an International Exhibition of Plants, Technologies and Services for the Production, Conditioning, Marketing and Transport of Fruit and Vegetables. Last year major chunk of exhibitors that is 26.8% was related to Fruit and Vegetables Marke...More
Plan underway to promote flower export[21-Jul-2009]
ISLAMABAD: Flora model farms are being established in various cities of the country with the support of PHDEB on around 1000 acres land to promote export oriented flowers industry aimed at earning millions of dollars per annum by increasing export to UAE,...More
Leading European Packaging Machinery Manufacturer Visiting Pakistan [30-Mar-2009]
A leading European Packaging Machinery/Equipment Manufacturer in the Fruit and Agricultural line is seeking authorized dealers and agents in Pakistan. With over 40 years of strong market presence, the company is operating globally and has proved its innov...More
The Progressive Mango Growers is 1st PMO who have been warded Global GAP certification of Mangoes in Multan . It comprises of 730 acars(290 Hectors) of Mango Farms around village Lutfabad on bosan road,Multan,the Farmers that part of the PMO are Mr Sale...More
SPS Workshop for TOT of Agriculture extention staff[06-Jan-2009]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board (PHDEB) and CABI Pakistan (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, formerly Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International), is conducting series of workshops for agriculture extension office...More
Consultants for Export Marketing of Medicinal plants[03-Jan-2009]
Consultants Required...More
Consultants Required[26-Dec-2008]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board (PHDEB) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce responsible for vitalizing the Horticulture Sector invites applications from reputed firms engaged in the consultancy work in horticulture sector...More
Pakistan Pavilion in Fruit Logistica 2009[17-Dec-2008]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board (PHDEB) has arranged Pakistan Pavilion at B-10, Hall 7.2 in upcoming Fruit Logistica 2009 where specialties produce from Pakistan will be showcased. Foremost exporters of Pakistan will join and PHDEB CEO Mr...More
Malee Chairman Visit to PHDEB Pakistan (NEW) [28-Nov-2008]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board (PHDEB) is on the forefront of developing value addition industry by creating the requisite linkages for joint ventures and investment arrangements. An established processing industry will further grow hort...More
Rs 0.50 million support grant approved for apple grading plant[20-Nov-2008]
LAHORE (November 13 2008): Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF) has approved a matching support grant of Rs 0.50 million for Balochistan Horticulture Co-operative Society (BHCS) as start up cost for operational expenses of an apple grading plant locate...More
Agribusiness Development & Diversification Project Training at International Islamic University Islamabad for the Trainers [18-Nov-2008]
“Comprehensive programs like “Train the Trainer” through ADDP & PHDEB will reduce the wastage of these agricultural resources and will contribute in raising the income of the farming community not link with the modern infrastructure and can not sale their...More
Training conducted to streamline mango supply chain[30-Jun-2008]
LAHORE (June 29 2008): The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board and scientists from Australia and Agriculture University of Faisalabad have conducted a series of training programmes to streamline the supply chain of mangoes....More
Development Cooperation Matchmaking Facility[04-Mar-2008]
The Agency for International Business and Cooperation (EVD), an agency of the Dutch Government, has introduced its new Development Cooperation Matchmaking Facility for businesses in developing countries, which has been implemented this September....More
Quotations Required[04-Mar-2008]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board is an autonomous body under the ministry of commerce, responsible for vitalizing the horticulture sector (fruit & vegetables). PHDEB invites quotations for the conversion of a cool room unit (10’x10’x10’) i...More
Kinno enters Chinese market[27-Feb-2008]
ISLAMABAD, Feb 25: Pakistani kinno has made its first ever presence in China as a container carrying 26 tons of the citrus finds its way into Chinese market during the current season under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA)....More
PHDEB Delegation in Fruit Logistica[11-Feb-2008]
Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board has arranged a four member delegation from Pakistan to participate in the Fruit Logistica being held at Berlin Germany from 07 to 09 February, 2008....More
Fruit, vegetable exports reach Rs 10.22 billion in five years[09-Feb-2008]
KARACHI (February 03 2008): Due to infrastructure development in horticulture sector the country`s fruit and vegetable exports have witnessed an upsurge of 59.75 percent or Rs 3.826 billion as it reach to Rs 10.22 billion during the last five years....More
Pakistani fruits value up in international market[28-Jan-2008]
KARACHI (January 24 2008): Marking an upward trend in terms of value, the country`s fruit exports have increased to $56.481 million during July-December 2007 against $54.832 million during the corresponding period of last year....More
PHDEB to set up `floriculture common facility farms`[22-Jan-2008]
LAHORE (January 17 2008): Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) is preparing a PC-I for setting up `floriculture common facility farms` in all four provinces....More
PHDEB delegation to visit Poland, Germany[27-Dec-2007]
LAHORE (December 26 2007): Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) delegation will be visiting Poland and Germany in the last week of February 2008 in a bid to explore opportunities for export of Pakistani fruits especially `Kinnow` in...More
Horticulture Board planning to establish floriculture farms[27-Dec-2007]
LAHORE (December 25 2007): The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDBE) is planning to set up `floriculture common facility farms` to help the farmers in getting interested in growing export-quality flowers on large scale....More
Kinnow export to Russia starts this week[05-Dec-2007]
KARACHI (November 28 2007): Following the lifting of ban by Russia last week, Pakistan will start exporting kinnow in a day or two, officials of Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) told Business Recorder on Tuesday. ...More
Business Opportunity with Union Coop - Dubai[22-Nov-2007]
Union Co-operative Society is a chain of Hypermarkets having 7 outlets in major residential areas in Dubai such as Towar, Jumairah, Rashidiya, Satwa, Al Mankhool, Hamriya and Al Aweer. Out of the seven Jumairah, Towar & Karama branches of Union Co-Operati...More
PHDEB to launch `local branding for apple` from next season[15-Nov-2007]
LAHORE (November 13 2007): The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) is planning to launch `local branding for apples` from next season with the objective of introducing fresh, processed and packed quality apples in local market under...More
In order to conform to the emerging norms of international trade in fresh produce with specific reference to safety and quality and pursuant to its mandate, the Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board, Government of Pakistan has designed minimum...More
In order to conform to the emerging norms of international trade in fresh produce with specific reference to safety and quality, the Government of Pakistan plans to enforce grades and quality standards for export of citrus fruit from Pakistan. The enforce...More
Tentative Participation Cost (Salima International Food Fair)[29-Oct-2007]
Click here for Participation cost...More
Pakistan to attend fruit and vegetable show in London[19-Oct-2007]
LONDON (October 19 2007): Pakistan will take part in two-day World Fruit and Vegetable Show in London from October 21. Pakistan Horticulture Development & Export Board (PHDEB) Chief Shamoon Sadiq, will lead Pakistan delegation, comprising prominent hortic...More
International Food Fairs[18-Oct-2007]
International Food Fairs...More
Australian consultants to evaluate citrus, mango projects: PHDEB[08-Oct-2007]
KARACHI (October 07 2007): Australian consultants would visit Pakistan next month to evaluate ongoing citrus and mango projects here, according to Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB). The projects are joint ventures under the Agricu...More
Russian team to visit Bhulwal, other areas to check citrus: efforts mounted to get ban lifted[08-Oct-2007]
KARACHI (October 06 2007): Pakistan has taken some `grass-roots level` measures in a bid to get the Russian ban on import of its agricultural products lifted when a delegation from Moscow would visit here in mid-November....More
Pakistan to export 4800 tonnes Afghani pomegranates[08-Oct-2007]
KARACHI (October 05 2007): Pakistani traders have started export of Kandahari Anaar (pomegranates) with an export target of around 4800 tonnes worth over $4.08 million from September 20, 2007, exporters told Business Recorder on Thursday. ...More
Tender Notice[25-Sep-2007]
Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) an autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce working for development & export of horticulture products, plans to set up a Dates Processing Plant at KHAIRPUR Sind....More
Horticulture products exports to Russia: efforts aimed at removing restrictions[24-Sep-2007]
KARACHI (September 24 2007): The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (Minfal) and Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) are engaged in serious talks with Russian Federation authorities to seek lifting of the restrictions place...More
Tomato paste plant to be set up at Killa Saifullah[31-Aug-2007]
KARACHI (August 31 2007): The Export Development Fund (EDF) has approved Rs 123 million for the setting up of a Tomato Paste Plant, having medium size processing facility (3-5 tons/hour), at Muslim Bagh, Killa Saifullah, Balochistan....More
Join PHDEB to Globalize [30-Aug-2007]
Australian experts to evaluate mango, citrus orchards[29-Aug-2007]
LAHORE: Two delegations of Australian consultants will visit Pakistan in November this year to evaluate the ongoing citrus and mango projects under the Agriculture Sector Linkages Programme (ASLP), a joint venture for promoting the farm sector by the gove...More
Mango exports to US: PHDEB working on plan to end Indian monopoly[18-Aug-2007]
KARACHI (August 18 2007): The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) is working on a strategy to end the monopoly hitherto enjoyed by India in exports of mango to the United States. One of the major impediments is the strict quarantine...More
Trade Policy initiative for development of Balochistan`s horticulture sector[18-Aug-2007]
The Government of Pakistan under Trade Policy initiatives and special package for the development of Balochistan is implementing a number of projects in Balochistan in order to improve marketing and value added processing of fresh fruits and vegetables. T...More
94,000 tons mango exports fetch $31.33 million[09-Aug-2007]
KARACHI (August 09 2007): Pakistan has earned $31.33 million till July 31, 2007 by exporting 94,000 tons mangoes to United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and other Gulf and Far Eastern countries and Europe....More
High air freight causing harm to mango industry[31-Jul-2007]
KARACHI (July 31 2007): High airfreight, besides restricting the export of mangoes, is also damaging Pakistan`s mango industry, according to a report prepared by Pakistani and Australian experts....More
120,000 tons mango export target will be achieved: PMGA[31-Jul-2007]
MULTAN (July 30 2007): Pakistan will achieve its mango production target which has been fixed at 1.6 million tons for the current year in spite of unfair weather and disease, said president Pakistan Mango Growers Association (PMGA) Zahid Hussain Gardezi....More
Fruit farmers target EurepGap[31-Jul-2007]
LAHORE (July 29 2007): The Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board (PHDEB) is helping kinnoo and mango farmers to attain the EurepGap (European Good Agriculture Practices) certification to ensure the flow of these products to big market chains...More
Horticulture to be a recognised industry soon[28-Jul-2007]
ISLAMABAD: The government has decided in principle to declare the horticulture sector as a recognised industry in Pakistan. In this regard the Board of Investment (BoI) will move a summary to the relevant authority for approval soon....More
Mango exports may cross target by 20,000 tons[23-Jul-2007]
ISLAMABAD: The export target of mangoes is likely to exceed 20,000 tons within a period of next three months, according to a private television channel....More
Rs 84 million `Hot Water Treatment Plant` to be set up in Multan[20-Jul-2007]
LAHORE (July 20 2007): The Punjab government has planned to set up a `Hot Water Treatment Plant` in Multan at a cost of Rs 84 million to develop disinfestations technology of fresh horticulture crops....More
Tenders to be invited for Khairpur dates processing plant[20-Jul-2007]
KARACHI (July 20 2007): Pakistan Horticulture Development and Exports Board (PHDEB) will invite tenders for construction of a dates processing plant at Khairpur at the cost of Rs 24.113 million by August, 2007. The work is underway to hold bidding for `up...More
Organic farming could double food production: Michigan study[20-Jul-2007]
LAHORE (July 18 2007): Organic farming could help yield up to three times as much food on individual farms in developing countries as low-intensive methods on the same land....More
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