India is the one of the largest exporters of the onion. India export 10,11,378 TN onion value of 275 million USD in 2019-2020. Nashik is the hub of the onion. Maharashtra is India’s largest onion exporter State.
Indian red onion is also known to lower risk of heart disease, for cancer prevention and as an anti-bacterial. Indian onions are loaded with lot of antioxidant and boost bone density.
Indian Onion has two crop cycle. First harvesting starts in November to January. And Second harvesting starts in February to May.
Indian red onion majorly exports in U.A.E, Sri lanka, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia. Inida also export in European country Germany, France etc.
Maharashtra is on the 1st rank to produce onion. Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh is also high onion producer state.