Sarpang: Bhutan Cooperative (B-Coop) shop has been established at Gelephu by the Southern Ginger Cultivation and Cottage Industry (SGCCI) group based at Samteling geog on 19 January. The inaugural ceremony was graced by Sarpang Dasho Dzongda.
The shop will strengthen the marketing of local products through cooperative marketing, assist the cooperatives/Farmers Groups to market their products, make local products readily available to the consumers with standard quality, showcase the proper packaging and quality standards and also create a niche market by developing and promoting potential Geographical Indicator (GI) products.
So far, three B-Coop shops have been established including two in Thimphu which is expected to act as an outlet for RNR products for the central region.
Submitted by Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives
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