Project Profile
  • Gherkins, like other processed vegetables from the group of pickles, are mainly eaten together with meat and meat products, either as a side-dish or in sandwiches.
  • Gherkins are available in different seasonings and sizes and reflect the variations in taste of European consumers.
  • The German "Gurken", for example, are larger in size than the "cornichons" available in France and are also marketed in slices.The seasoning is "sweet-and-sour", whereas the gherkins sold in France usually do not contain any added sugar and are sold whole.
  • There are six different sizes of gherkins available on the market, with the smaller sizes mostly available through retail outlets and the larger used in the food industry and the catering sector.
  • Global Green, a subsidiary of Ballarpur Industries Ltd (BILT) clocks a turnover of nearly Rs 100 crore exporting gherkins to 22 countries. 
    The company produces around 30,000 tonnes of gherkins and is on the constant lookout for innovations to add to its basket.


  • Cucumbers
  • Cultivation & Processing
  • Paulista gherkin
  • Government Support
  • Quality Standards
  • Specifications

Technology, Cultivation & Processing 

  • Cultivation
  • Growing Cucumbers
  • Grading & Processing Machinery
  • Codex Standard for Pickled Cucumbers
  • Financing Cultivation
  • Machinery Supplier
  • Machinery for Harvesting
  • Pickling
  • Preservation


  • Imports & Exports of USA
  • European Union Market - Gherkins ( with List of importers/producers/packers)
  • Agriculture Products for Exports
  • Buyer Profile
  • Agents
  • Fresh Market - Cucumbers USA
  • Development News
  • The horticulture sector in the European Union
  • Fruit & Vegetable Sector - Hong Kong
  • Vegetables & Melons Outlook
  • Supply from Tamil Nadu
  • Marketing Offices abroad
  • Products & Markets
  • Overseas Trade Enquiries
  • Trade Leads & Buyers
  • Global Demand
  • Americans Like Cucumber

Companies & Products

  • Companies, products & web sites
  • Karnataka Company
  • Sri Lanka Company
  • Processing Lines
  • Condiments

Information Sources

  • Indian Horticulture Development Report
  • Horticulture in Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Development Center
  • Development in Bangalore

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