Chhindwara is known as Corn City. Corn is grown in entire district due to presence of suitable soil and climate needed for corn to grow. Corn grown is exported to other districts also. In September 2018, Corn Festival, a two day event was held in district. The festival was a 2 day event where companies excelling in corn based products from Food Industry, Textile, Pharmaceuticals, Starch, Glucose, Sweeteners, Bio-plastics, Animal feed, Seeds, Fertilizers & Pesticides, Agricultural implements etc showcased their products and interacted with other stakeholders.
Oranges one of the favourite fruit of people during summer. Oranges are grown in Chhindwara in Sausar and Pandhurna regions near Maharashtra Border. Nagpur, which is known as ‘Orange City’, oranges from these two regions of the district are supplied there. Oranges are low in calories and full of nutrients, they promote clear, healthy, skin and can help to lower our risk for many diseases as part of an overall healthy and varied diet.